Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Mark Goulston,Philip Goldberg
Pages: 177
ISBN: 0399519904
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Release: 1996-01-01
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An authoritative guide shares practical advice designed to help readers overcome self-defeating behaviors--including procrastination, obsession, self-pity, rebellion, and guilt--to effectively cope with the challenges and difficulties of life. Reissue.

Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Dave Hollis
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781400215430
Available:
Release: 2020-03-10
Editor: HarperCollins Leadership
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dave Hollis used to think that “personal growth” was just for broken people. Then he woke up. When Dave Hollis’s wife, Rachel, began writing her #1 New York Times bestselling book, Girl, Wash Your Face, he bristled at her transparency and her willingness to talk about such intimate details of their life. But when a looming career funk, a growing drinking problem, and a challenging trek through therapy battered the Disney executive and father of four, Dave began to realize he was letting untruths about himself dictate his life. As he sank to the bottom of his valley, he had to make a choice. Would he push himself out of his comfort zone to become the best man he was capable of being, or would he play it safe and settle for mediocrity? In Get Out of Your Own Way,Dave tackles topics he once found it difficult to be honest about, things like his struggles with alcohol, problems in his marriage, and his insecurities about being a dad. Dave helps us see our own journeys more clearly as he unpacks the lies he once believed—such as “I Have to Have It All Together,” “Failure Means You’re Weak,” and “If They Doesn’t Need Me, Will They Still Want Me?”—and reveals the tools that helped him change his life. Offering encouragement, challenge, and a hundred moments to laugh at himself, Dave points the way for those of us who are, like he was, skeptical of self-help but wanting something more than status quo, and helps us drop bogus ideas about who we are supposed to be and finally start living as who we really are.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Tyrese Gibson
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780446585545
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Release: 2011-04-07
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The New York Times bestselling "road map of conscious compassion and love" (Deepak Chopra) from actor, singer, songwriter Tyrese Gibson. Organized as a series of fundamental questions that helped Tyrese redefine who he was as a human being, and evolve into a new man, How To Get Out of Your Own Way is a guide to helping yourself, using his experiences as a learning tool. "It's not about talking down to people, it's about elevating them," Tyrese says, stressing that life becomes infinitely richer when one takes the time to know oneself and understand the true meaning of peace and fulfillment. Some of Tyrese's chapter-based questions include: How much do you love yourself? How much do you want for yourself? Why do men cheat? What is your bottom line? Are you ready for the next level? With personal experiences paired with reflective questions based on his extremely popular blog piece, "The Love Circle", Tyrese hopes to inspire readers to pursue their dreams and not let life's obstacles stand in the way. "A triumph. Tyrese will shock and amaze you with how he overcame the odds and became a superstar." --Rev Run "I've watched Tyrese for many years -- I've watched him succeed; I've watched him fail; I've seen him as a beneficiary of serendipity, and I've watched him suffer at his own hand. And in the recent years, as we've become friends, I've witnessed Tyrese Gibson learn how to get out of his own way." --Will Smith

Get Out of Your Own Way at Work and Help Others Do the Same

Get Out of Your Own Way at Work  and Help Others Do the Same
Author: Mark Goulston
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9780399532856
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Shares practical recommendations for employees and managers on how to overcome self-sabotaging behaviors that can compromise career advancement and satisfaction, in a guide that addresses forty self-defeating actions including fear of change, failure to delegate, and expecting too much. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Alan Hester
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781472140388
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Release: 2018-07-19
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Alan Hester's insightful statement will ring bells with many people. So many of us will regularly and repeatedly stop ourselves from doing what we most want to do. We will get in our own way. We may compare ourselves with more successful people and look for unfair advantages that they have and we don't. We may bemoan our luck or be plagued by any number of common conditions, such as starting something and not finishing it, making bad decisions or no decision at all. We may lack self-belief and think we don't deserve success, that we may be ridiculed or judged, that there is no point in even trying, or feel uncomfortable trying. These are just a few of the ways in which, through fear, ego and lack of confidence, we get in our own way. The author's argument is that although we may not be able to control certain events in our life, we can control our response to those events, and thereby decide the outcome. He has written this book so we can learn how to get out of our own way and become our own best adviser, motivator and friend.

Get Out Of Your Own Way

Get Out Of Your Own Way
Author: Tom Rusk, M.D.
Pages: 259
ISBN: 9781401932282
Available:
Release: 1996-02-01
Editor: Hay House, Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Escape from Mind Traps. The bestselling author of "I Want to Change But I Don't Know How" and "Instead of Therapy" offers a step-by-step approach to self-initiated, self-directed personal change. This book "maps out" ways for readers to look at themselves objectively and identify the defeating attitudes that are keeping them locked into problem habits, relationships, and situations.

Do the Work

Do the Work
Author: Steven Pressfield
Pages: 109
ISBN: 9781936891320
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Release: 2014-10-28
Editor: Black Irish Books
Language: en

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Sabotage

Sabotage
Author: Emma Gannon
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781524867423
Available:
Release: 2020-09-29
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A pocket-sized investigation into self-sabotage: what it is, why we do it, and how we can break our toxic patterns. How do we get out of our own way? With personal stories and research-based insights multi-hyphenate Emma Gannon explores her own relationship with self-sabotage and presents a quick, meaningful guide to help you recognize your own forms of self doubt, identify what is holding you back, and the steps you can take to loosen its grip.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way For Women Who Want to Win

How to Get Out of Your Own Way  For Women Who Want to Win
Author: Sunita Sehmi
Pages: 212
ISBN: 1480876437
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Release: 2019-07-03
Editor: Archway Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Executive Coaching & Personal Growth Would you like to have more power to be your authentic self? Would you like to feel more contented with life and work? This book can help to free you from your self imposed limitations and be happy now! When Sunita Sehmi's clients ask her if it is really possible to change, her response is always the same: If she can, anyone can! She is deeply touched by her clients who have profoundly changed their lives - changes that have allowed them to live better, be better and do better. In this book Sunita helps you to: ask questions that will allow you to become the leader of your life assume responsibility for the choices you make overcome anxiety, be more resilient, and boost self-confidence Sunita encourages you to take the time to develop a deeper self-awareness of your thoughts, emotions and actions. By taking accountability and responsibility, you will overcome whatever is holding you back and be empowered to Get Out of Your Own Way!

Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Robert K. Cooper
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780307345493
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Release: 2006-04-11
Editor: Currency
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Powerful Road Map for Surpassing Everyone’s Expectations Break through your self-imposed limitations by learning how your own brain can be your biggest obstacle—or your greatest ally. You’d expect your brain to be an always-reliable ally in your quest for a successful, satisfying life, but surprisingly the opposite is usually true. That’s because your brain is pretty much the same model your ancestors were using thousands of years ago when mere survival was everyone’s primary goal. It tells you now what it told them then: Play it safe. Avoid risk. Evade confrontation. Don’t venture outside the territory you already know. And never break the habits that have gotten you this far. Coming at just the right time to help you deal with the growing demands of our pressure-packed, fast-changing world, Robert Cooper’s Get Out of Your Own Way helps you understand what’s going on in that head of yours. Once you know what really drives you, you can switch off the counterproductive parts of your brain, engage the helpful parts, and set out on the path to accomplishing what everyone else thinks you can’t. Based on more than two decades of worldwide research, Get Out of Your Own Way shows you the five keys for making the choices that let you engage and triumph over the realities of today’s world: • Direction, not motion • Focus, not time • Capacity, not conformity • Energy, not effort • Impact, not intentions Filled with wonderful stories—about everything from the note written by one of the author’s ancestors upon leaving Dublin for America in 1829 (“On the horizon is where hope lives . . . I am going there”) to the unlikely exploits of the world record–setting Jamaican bobsled team—this groundbreaking book confirms that the next frontier is not only ahead of you, it’s inside of you . . . and what everyone else thinks is impossible isn’t. Also available as an eBook

Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life

Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life
Author: Justin Loeber
Pages: 223
ISBN: 9781633536487
Available:
Release: 2017-11-07
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dream Big! Do it now! ---------- Strengths and weaknesses: We all have strengths and weaknesses. So, do you want to learn how to get out of your own way and build your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses? Do it now with Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life: 10 Tips to Shift Gears, Dream Big, Do it Now! Dream big: Do you want to be known as a tremendous talent...or a lazy, unfocused slacker? Whether you’re a Millennial yearning to join corporate America, a Boomer ready for reinvention, a closeted LGBTQ+ testing the gender pool or even a nerd nauseated with perfection, the Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life: 10 Steps to Shift Gears, Dream Big, Do it Now! by Justin Loeber, is an in-your-face, funny, no-nonsense, socio-business, coming-of-ageless handbook for anyone who is yearning for true, inner-personal success. Great guide to life: You’ll learn 10 easy steps, such as: • Work on Your Work Ethic • Own the Power of Thoughtfulness • Find Perfection in Imperfection • Rule Your Plane • and more Learn how to get out of your own way: This shebang of a book is based on Loeber’s quirky personal life experiences that all started in the NYC 70s disco era. Justin worked as a waiter, a Wang Word Processing Operator, (remember Wang?), a substitute go-go dancer, was discovered by pop icon Gary Numan in London and was one step from stardom in his own right as a solo pop-recording artist—only to lose it all. Then, in a 180-degree turn—and without a college degree—went from a temp at Random House to an EVP at HarperCollins in a little more than a decade. In 2006 Loeber created mouth: digital + public relations, a boutique agency in NYC—repping over 550 clients to date. Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life will give you the courage to: • Shake down your fear, which is squelching your dream • Find the “it” that makes you “tick” • Take a Risk, which in the end, isn’t risky after all • Put down the electronics, look up; and transfer from the passenger to the pilot of your life...NOW! So, Get out of your own way! Dream big! Do it now!

The Healthy Mind Toolkit

The Healthy Mind Toolkit
Author: Alice Boyes, PhD
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781524704537
Available:
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An empowering guide to overcoming self-defeating behaviors I can’t believe I just did that! Why does this always happen to me? I really should stop myself from . . . Sound familiar? Whether we’re aware of it or not, most of us are guilty of self-sabotage. These behaviors can manifest in seemingly innocuous ways, but if left unchecked can create stress and cause problems in all areas of your life. In The Healthy Mind Toolkit, Dr. Alice Boyes provides easy, practical solutions that will help you identify how you’re holding yourself back and how to reverse your self-sabotaging behaviors. Blending scientific research with techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy, this engaging book will take you through the steps to address this overarching problem, including how to: • Identify the specific ways you're hurting your success in all aspects of your life • Capitalize on the positive aspects of your extreme traits instead of the negatives • Find creative solutions to curb your self-defeating patterns • Practice self-care as a problem-solving strategy Filled with quizzes and insightful exercises to personalize your journey from harmful behaviors to healthy habits, The Healthy Mind Toolkit is the essential guide to get out of your own way and get on the path to success.

In My Own Way

In My Own Way
Author: Alan Watts
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1577319931
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Release: 2011-02-09
Editor: New World Library
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this new edition of his acclaimed autobiography — long out of print and rare until now — Alan Watts tracks his spiritual and philosophical evolution. A child of religious conservatives in rural England, he went on to become a freewheeling spiritual teacher who challenged Westerners to defy convention and think for themselves. Watts's portrait of himself shows that he was a philosophical renegade from early on in his intellectual life. Self-taught in many areas, he came to Buddhism through the teachings of Christmas Humphreys and D. T. Suzuki. Told in a nonlinear style, In My Own Way combines Watts's brand of unconventional philosophy with wry observations on Western culture and often hilarious accounts of gurus, celebrities, and psychedelic drug experiences. A charming foreword by Watts's father sets the tone of this warm, funny, and beautifully written story. Watts encouraged readers to “follow your own weird” — something he always did himself, as this remarkable account of his life shows.

It s All in Your Head

It s All in Your Head
Author: Russ
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0062962434
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Release: 2019-11-12
Editor: Collins Design
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An inspirational book by self-made musical superstar, Russ, reminding you that it starts with YOU, to believe in yourself, and to get out of your own way. Twenty-six-year-old rapper, songwriter, and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace. By doing so, he proved that he didn't need a major label to surpass over a billion streams on Spotify/Apple Music, get on Forbes' 2019 "30 Under 30," make the Forbes' "30 Under 30 Cash Kings" at number 20 for most earned, sell out arenas across the U.S. and around the globe, and become one of the most popular and engaged rappers right now. His method was simple: love and believe in yourself absolutely and work hard no matter what. In this memoir, Russ inspires readers to walk to their individual rhythms and beat their biggest obstacles: themselves. With chapters named after his most powerful and popular songs, It's All in Your Head will reflect on the lessons he's learned from his career, family, and relationships. He'll push readers to bet on themselves, take those leaps of faith, and recognize struggles as opportunities. With illustrations throughout consistent with the brand Russ has built and his fan base loves, It's All in Your Head will give readers an inside-look at the man and the motivation behind the music. A lover of books like The Alchemist and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Russ delivers a short, potent, inspirational, raw, and honest book that gives readers a way to find self-belief and unlock their potential. Fans already rely on Russ as an inspiration of confidence; now, he is taking it to the next level with this book, which will contain lyrics from his music and visuals that reflect his inimitable style. Russ utilizes his relentless passion and supreme confidence in his own talents to manifest his dreams and has been doing that since well before he was ever famous. In his first book, Russ gives readers the tools to do the same whether they want to succeed in music, in romance, or simply in life. In the vein of mega bestsellers like Unf*ck Yourself and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Russ's memoir levels with his readers: there are no shortcuts to success.

Stop Self Sabotage

Stop Self Sabotage
Author: Judy Ho, PhD
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780062874382
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Release: 2019-08-20
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Award-winning clinical psychologist and TV personality Dr. Judy Ho helps you stop the cycle of self-sabotage, clear a path to lasting happiness, and start living your best life in this a must-have guide perfect for fans of You Are a Badass, Unf*ck Yourself, and How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t. Have you ever had a deadline for a big work project, only to find yourself down to the wire because you spent too much time on social media? Or gotten excited about meeting someone new, only to convince yourself he isn’t really interested? How many Januarys have you resolved that this is the year you’re finally going to lose the weight, only to abandon your diet in just a few weeks? If these scenarios sound familiar, you are stuck in a cycle of self-sabotage. At one point or another, we’ve all done something that undermines our best interests and intentions. Even the most successful people get in their own way—often without realizing it. In Stop Self-Sabotage, licensed clinical psychologist, tenured professor, and television personality Dr. Judy Ho takes a fresh look at self-sabotage to help us answer two vital questions: Why do we do it? How do we stop? Combining therapeutically proven strategies with practical tools and self-assessments, Dr. Judy teaches you how to identify your triggers, modify your thoughts and behaviors, find your true motivation, and unlock your willpower to stop this vicious cycle in its tracks. Practical and transformative, Stop Self-Sabotage is your ultimate guide to jumpstart lasting, positive change and start living the life you want.

The Other 90

The Other 90
Author: Robert K. Cooper
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780307434524
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Release: 2010-02-10
Editor: Currency
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For centuries, it has been assumed that there are vast limits to human capacity. Now, although a host of scientific discoveries prove this wrong, a mindset of limits persists, blocking us from our greatest possibilities and leaving us feeling bombarded by stress, change, and uncertainty. No matter how hard we work, no matter how much we give, we're still not getting what we hoped for. There is another way. Dr. Robert Cooper, a neuroscience pioneer and leadership advisor, urges us to take a radically different view of human capacity. We are mostly unused potential, he says, employing less than 10 percent of our brilliance or hidden talents. In easy-to-follow steps, he explains how to develop and apply the art and science of your hidden capacity. The art is the motivation and inspiration coming from the wonderful stories that are the heart of The Other 90%. Dr. Cooper draws on his wide-ranging insights and experiences to show how it's possible to make a difference in yourself and others. However, inspiration without a way to turn vision into reality is an empty vessel. Combining art with science, Dr. Cooper provides extraordinary help in the form of specific, little-known practical ways to use the latest research in neuroscience, performance psychology, and work physiology for excelling in a pressure-filled world. He shows you how to: * Increase energy at work -- and have more energy for personal and family life. * Activate the brain's "alertness switches" to defeat pressure and stress. * Use not only the brain in your head but the ones in your heart and gut. * Motivate exceptional ingenuity and performance in yourself and others. The most exciting breakthroughs will not come from advances in technology but from a deeper realization of what it means to be most human and alive. Many of the choices that can dramatically change our lives are simple and practical -- yet few people know what these choices are or how to apply them in work and life. The Other 90% is your guide to new territory and new challenges.

Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Mark Goulston,Philip Goldberg
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781101657751
Available:
Release: 1996-02-01
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Practical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Daniel G. Amen,MindWorks Press
Pages: 293
ISBN: 188655417X
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Release: 2005-01-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Nothing Changes Until You Do

Nothing Changes Until You Do
Author: Mike Robbins
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781401944933
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Release: 2014-05-06
Editor: Hay House, Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After three years of living his dream as a professional baseball pitcher, Mike Robbins had an arm injury that benched him for good, and when this happened, everything changed. He had to figure out who he was without the identity of "baseball player"—a process fraught with emotional highs and lows—and he quickly realized that the self-criticism and self-doubt he was feeling are in fact epidemic in our culture. Too often we base our value on our external world—our jobs, finances, appearance, or various other factors. Even the most successful people struggle with their relationship with themselves. In Nothing Changes Until You Do, Mike looks at this delicate relationship and brings to light a new way to look at life, opening your eyes to your innate value. These 40 inspiring essays, which are real tales from Mike’s own life and the lives of his clients, boil down some of the most important lessons Mike has learned on his own personal journey—and as he’s traveled throughout the country for over a decade speaking to groups of all kinds. With themes spanning from the importance of trusting yourself to the benefits of vulnerability to the strength inherent in embracing change, this book shows you how to get out of your own way and make peace with yourself. With humor, authenticity, and ease, Mike illustrates that with a little self-compassion and a healthy dose of self-acceptance, anyone can turn away from the negatives that manifest because of a critical self-perception—things like unkindness, insecurity, addictions, sabotaged relationships, unnecessary drama, and more. Making peace with yourself is fundamental to happiness and success. So join Mike and learn to have more compassion, more acceptance, and more love for yourself—thus giving you access to more compassion, more acceptance, and more love for the people (and everything else) in your life.

Live Your Happy

Live Your Happy
Author: Maria Felipe
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9781608684540
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Release: 2017-03-17
Editor: New World Library
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Banish Fear, Encounter Love! Inspired, lively, and fun, Maria Felipe’s real-world approach to living based on A Course in Miracles will guide you toward a life released from fear and doubt and filled with joy and power. In nine crystal-clear chapters, Maria shows you how to banish the “cuckoo voice of the ego” and connect with your internal teacher, accessing unlimited love and strength. Her stories, shared from her own life and from her students’ experiences, demonstrate that with a willing attitude and an open heart, true happiness isn’t just possible — it’s inevitable!