At one time he uses quantum physics to make his point, then later, he uses gravity in a negative context, over and over and over. The crazy thing is, we all know the basics of the information shared here. Of course, in this hypothetical example, the second choice would be the best, as after 30 days you would end up with 10 million dollars. The Three Simple Steps to Your Dreams Achieving a goal is nothing difficult. Practical, focused, clear--Olson's book is the kind of work that subtly shifts an open reader's thinking and enables him or her to make small but effective changes that reap big rewards in the long run. It encompasses the acquisition and practice of new methodologies, new skills, new attitudes, and new values necessary to live in a world of change. Used that way it is a catalyst for action.
It is an exact description of how the water hyacinth moves from day twenty-nine to day thirty. Positive philosophy comes from positive books, and associating with positive people. I would say that the principles taught in this book definitely deserve a 5! Or reading ten pages of an inspiring, educational, life-changing book every day. I had read Compound Effect by Derren Hardy before this book and highly recommend you to read that instead of this one for the former is highly better organized and structured and no unnecessary repetitions. The Slight Edge is common sense brought to life.
Read 20 pages per day of an empowering book. From there, other little changes started flowing. Jon firmly believes that every man should have control over his own life, and he created Masculine Development to share his passion with men who want success in all areas. Most people want the other way round. It's been probably 3-4 yrs now.
This book was like a swift kick in the Wow - once I started this book I didn't want to put it down! The Slight Edge is the process. You can't go to the top based purely on knowledge learned in study; you can't go to the top purely through knowledge gleaned through action. Would you have done it? It explains one of the simplest yet the most useful ideas that should be necessarily understood by every person on the planet. There is so much positive candy in this book that one cannot feel like they aren't empowered to achieve anything after reading it. Do I need to hear nearly every sentence repeat the same idea in almost the exact same way? También te ayudará a reflexionar y a detenerte a pensar.
Here's the problem: every action that is easy to do, is also easy not to do. Plus, we have no structure, no system to support us succeeding in life. This book made me realize many things about myself that I desperately needed to change. Finally at the end he gets to some real actions to take today, but not until the last 30 minutes or so of the audio book. And life is not a result, either. Is it easy not to do? Five out of 100 had become successful. Because if you don't do them, they won't kill you.
Granted, I haven't seen the monetary riches from applying the principles yet, but, as the book teaches, patience and application of the concepts will develop a foundation for success. This book is designed to help you use that information. Lead, follow, or get out of the way. I'll also truly endorse that if you follow the slight edge in whatever area of your life you may need it, it will work. Habits This book made me realize many things about myself that I desperately needed to change. And back and forth, it goes.
Everyone around you was walking and one day you got it into your head to give that a try. That, in a nutshell, is the slight edge. One healthy meal instead of the junk you usually eat. Successful people are those who understand that the little choices they make matter , and because of that they choose to do things that seem to make no difference at all in the act of doing them, and they do them over and over and over until the compound effect kicks in. I got a long way to go.
You study, and then you do activity. When tomorrow comes, it will be another today; so will the next day. I don't really get how it has such high average rating here on Goodreads. This is the slight edge in action: little efforts each day compounded over time. Little things that seem insignificant in the doing, yet when compounded over time yield very big results.