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.

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

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Dave Hollis
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781400215430
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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.

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: 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.

How to Get out of Your Own Way

How to Get out of Your Own Way
Author: Sunita Sehmi
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781480876422
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Release: 2019-07-03
Editor: Archway Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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! And to this day 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 your anxiety, develop your self-confidence and get out of your own way! 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
Available:
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

Get Out of Your Own Way
Author: Alan Hester
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1472140370
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Release: 2019-10-01
Editor: Robinson
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: Larry Winget
Pages: 172
ISBN: 9781722523275
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Release: 2020-05-05
Editor: Gildan Media LLC aka G&D Media
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You're sabotaging your own success - and Larry Winget can prove it! You think you know what you want in life. You've tried to achieve those things. But if you still don't have them, the culprit may be closer than you think. In this perspective-altering book, the world-renowned Pitbull of Personal Development(tm), Larry Winget, exposes the things you are doing right now to unknowingly prevent your own success in the most important areas of your life: business, family, health, parenting, money, and more - and offers you his self-proven action plan for change. You'll learn: • The only five success rules you'll ever need. • How to eliminate stress once and for all. • The 10 ways you're sabotaging yourself right now. • Surprising ways to get more done at home and at work. • The bad-habit-breaking trick that will change your life instantly. • Simple steps to making fast improvements in your finances. By following the straightforward, commonsense plan Larry presents in this book, you'll be able to remove the one and only obstacle standing between you and the things you really want in life: you. If you're ready to make some real, lasting changes using simple solutions that work, his no-holds-barred style and radically un-radical process are what you've been waiting for!

The Healthy Mind Toolkit

The Healthy Mind Toolkit
Author: Alice Boyes, PhD
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781524704537
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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.

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

Explanation of the Book:

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.

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.

Suffering Is Optional

Suffering Is Optional
Author: Gail Brenner
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781684030170
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Release: 2018-06-01
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

If you struggle with self‐defeating thoughts and feelings of inadequacy, you are not alone. We’ve all felt inadequate, believing that we’re broken or otherwise unworthy. But this doesn’t have to be a life sentence. Presenting four guiding principles and five core practices based in deep spiritual wisdom, Suffering Is Optional reveals how to liberate yourself from the prison of false self‐beliefs holding you back. Millions of people feel that they are not good enough. They may struggle every day, seeing themselves as deficient, pathetic, or damaged, and destined to fail. They convince themselves they aren’t worthy of love or respect, and view themselves with self-hatred. When you believe and cling to painful, self-defeating thoughts like “I can’t do it,” “It won’t work,” or “I’m a loser,” they become your personal reality—and the more you repeat them, the more you believe them, until they come to define you. Sadly, these limiting self-definitions lead to even more pain and suffering: hidden shame, problems in relationships, opportunities lost, and a life not fully lived. In Suffering Is Optional, clinical psychologist Gail Brenner offers practical ways to discover that you are not what your thoughts tell you you are. Rather than showing you how to become a better version of yourself, this book goes straight to the heart of the problem—that you’ve mistakenly identified yourself as broken and undeserving—to guide you out of these limiting thoughts and into an investigation of the nature of reality that ultimately liberates you from your suffering. With these exercises, experiments, reflections, practices, and inspiring stories, you’ll have a spiritual solution to your personal problem of limitation and self-sabotage. Using the four guiding principles and five core practices presented in this book—including turning toward direct experience, grounding in aware presence, losing interest in thoughts, welcoming feelings, and the sacred return to presence—you’ll be able to shed your false identity and wake up to the inherent peace and happiness that is available to you in any given moment.

Creatively Lean

Creatively Lean
Author: Bella Englebach
Pages: 172
ISBN: 9781000767933
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Release: 2019-12-20
Editor: CRC Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You know your organization needs creativity. Your improvement program is effective, but you’re not making the real breakthroughs you were anticipating. Your employees struggle to create innovative change, while you struggle with how to help them. Your lean advisors talk about a "different way of thinking," but how do you get there? In this unique and uplifting book, Bella Englebach shows how the principles and tools of Creative Problem Solving drive deep and creative thinking when used with lean problem-solving approaches. In this book, you will learn how you can encourage creative thinking, how to support the creative thinking of your peers and employees, and how to help everyone in your organization develop high-value insights to advance strategy. Amid a lean deployment, Beth, a mid-level manager, is shocked to find that she has been assigned not one, but two coaches. Linda is her lean thinking coach, Carlo, a coach in Creative Problem Solving. As Beth faces serious business challenges, Linda and Carlo guide her to think deeply and creatively to solve problems and to become a strong lean thinking leader. You will follow her journey and see how Creative Problem Solving tools enhance lean thinking at every step. Creatively Lean is your roadmap to going beyond as a lean thinker and leader. Creatively Lean is more than a business novel. Appendices provide insight into the history of Creative Problem Solving, tools for divergent and convergent thinking, and tips on how to use Creative Problem Solving with A3 thinking. Use the book club questions to spur group discussion or for self-study.

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:

Taming Your Gremlin Revised Edition

Taming Your Gremlin  Revised Edition
Author: Rick Carson
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0061977861
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Release: 2009-10-06
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is a completely updated edition of the 1983 classic that introduced a powerful method for gaining freedom from self-defeating behaviors and beliefs. Rick Carson, creator of the renowned Gremlin-Taming™ Method, has revised the book to include fresh interactive activities, real-life vignettes we can all identify with, and new loathsome gremlins ripe for taming. Carson blends his laid-back style, Taoist wisdom, the Zen Theory of Change, and sound psychology in an easy-to-understand, unique, and practical system for banishing the nemesis within. Among the things you will learn are: Techniques for getting a sliver of light between the natural you and the monster of your mind. The extraordinary power of simply noticing and playing with options. Six keys to maintaining emotional balance amid upheaval.

Embrace Your Magnificence

Embrace Your Magnificence
Author: Fabienne Fredrickson
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781401946746
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Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Hay House, Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

What started as a love letter to her young daughter has become Fabienne Fredrickson’s message to women everywhere: "You are a magnificent being, truly deserving of a full and abundant life." In Embrace Your Magnificence, Fabienne lays out a course in self-esteem. She shows that when you realize how great you truly are, you free yourself to confidently shift your life. When you see how glorious and brave you are, you gather the courage to break out of your shell, stop playing small, and step into your potential. When you honor, love, and value yourself, you accept all the abundance the universe has in store for you. By living the principles within these 72 inspiring lessons, Fabienne has created an extraordinary life for herself and her family. Her advice—which comes from real-world experiences in both her personal life and her work with clients—is universally beneficial and can be applied in anyone’s life. With love, appreciation, and compassion, Fabienne encourages you to move forward in your own journey, so you too can have a richer, fuller, more abundant life.

Stop Getting In Your Own Way A No B S Guide to Creating the Business of Your Dreams

Stop Getting In Your Own Way  A No B S  Guide to Creating the Business of Your Dreams
Author: Jaclyn DiGregorio
Pages: 162
ISBN: 1641373326
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Release: 2019-12-02
Editor: New Degree Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Even though women-owned businesses in the United States have grown by 114% in the past 20 years, they still only account for 4.2% of total U.S. business revenue.Best-selling author Jaclyn DiGregorio knows what it's like to work long hours on your business and be disappointed time and time again. After struggling for three years to build a sustainable business, she made a powerful decision to change her mindset. In Stop Getting In Your Own Way, Ms. DiGregorio details the many ways that ambitious women can shorten the time it takes to build a successful business, increase their income and expand their impact. Explore business growth strategies, mindset development and goal-setting as Jaclyn dives into the secrets of stepping into the business (and life) of your dreams. You already have everything inside of you to build your dream business. It's time to to let go of the fears, limiting beliefs and bad habits that have been holding you back. You were destined for so much more than to stand in your own way.

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.