Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them

Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them

by Siimon Reynolds


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Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them by Siimon Reynolds

Silver Medal Winner, Success and Motivation, 2012 AxiomBusiness Book Awards

An essential guide for mastering failure in order to achieveyour goals

Success is often just a moment—a goal fulfilled, soon tobe replaced with new goals. But failure is the ambitious person'sconstant companion, often dogging us for months, years or evendecades before we finally reach our aim. In the groundbreaking bookWhy People Fail, Siimon Reynolds, one of the world's mostsuccessful entrepreneurs, explores the main causes of failure, inany field, and reveals solutions for overcoming them and creating asuccessful personal and professional life.

Why People Fail offers strategies and ideas for defeatingthe sixteen most common failure habits such as destructivethinking, low productivity, stress, fixed mindset, lack of dailyrituals, and more.

  • Outlines the common habits that lead to failure and shows howto overcome them
  • Features dozens of tips and exercises to help increase businessand personal success
  • Written by Siimon Reynolds, an internationally recognizedexpert on high performance and business excellence

Many people have changed their lives by mastering just one ofthe timeless principles in this book. Master five or ten and yourlife will rocket to a totally new level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118106174
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 625,814
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Siimon Reynolds is a mentor to business leaders worldwide. He has won numerous business awards and co-founded the 15th largest marketing services company in the world, with operations in 14 countries. Today Reynolds travels the world speaking on personal and business achievement, and coaches a select group of executives and business owners. His books have been published in ten countries.

Visit www.siimonreynolds.com

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 Unclear Purpose 1

2 Destructive Thinking 13

3 Low Productivity 27

4 Fixed Mindset 41

5 Weak Energy 55

6 Not Asking the Right Questions 67

7 Poor Presentation Skills 81

8 Mistaking IQ for EQ 95

9 Poor Self-Image 107

10 Not Enough Th inking 121

11 No Daily Rituals 135

12 Stress 151

13 Few Relationships 165

14 Lack of Persistence 175

15 Money Obsession 189

16 Not Focusing on Strengths 203

Conclusion 215

Recommended Reading 229

Acknowledgments 233

The Author 235

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