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How Successful People Think

Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
Narrated by: Chris Sorenson
Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (14 ratings)
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The perfect, compact listen for today's fast-paced world, How Successful People Think (derived from Maxwell's previous book, Thinking for a Change will teach listeners the 11 secrets successful people know.

Arranged in an easy-to-follow format, America's leadership expert, John C. Maxwell, will teach listeners how to expand their thinking and achieve their dreams.

©2009 John C. Maxwell (P)2009 Hachette Audio

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Amazing book

This is an amazing book, allowing its reader to think differently.
Everybody SHOULD read this book.

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Good stuff.

Some good info here. Makes a lot of sense. Nicely narrated and logically set out chapters.

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  • Mario
  • 28-09-2009

Practical

It gives clear guidelines and directions in our way of our thinking to gain full benefit of God's gift to us.

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  • Avid Reader
  • 29-09-2012

Who cannot learn from John Maxwell?

John Maxwell is the master at showing us how we can our interactions with others, as well as how we can change our lives for the better. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Paul Simkins
  • 20-08-2012

Classic Kickstart to Think for Success

John Maxwell details for you how to learn to adjust your thinking and the ways that you think to be more successful. It is a great way to get your mindset adjusted to be more effective and more productive.

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  • Joseph
  • 05-08-2010

Good content, but narration is a little too slow.

John Maxwell is always an informative or insightful read. However, the narrator's slow pace and long pauses between sentences and topics (true to Maxwell formatting) is, unfortunately, quite distracting. If you are a Maxwellian, like myself, you may find it better and more digestible to read this book in its paper format. The content of the book is certainly good and Maxwell provides some excellent advice on how to intentionally and thoroughly think about any topic, creatively or analytically. Overall, the book is worth adding to the collection, but I would recommend a physical copy over this audio version.

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  • Lisa Lynn
  • 24-09-2012

Thought Provoking!

Where does How Successful People Think rank among all the audiobooks you???ve listened to so far?

This is an excellent listen book. I will need to listen to it a few more times to capture all the different thinking styles presented.

What was one of the most memorable moments of How Successful People Think?

Being able to reconized the different styles of thinking and when to use them

Which scene was your favorite?

Reflective Thinking

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No it is best to absorb it in one or two thinking styles

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  • sun
  • 04-11-2012

easy and straight to the point

If you could sum up How Successful People Think in three words, what would they be?

nice and simple methods easy to listen and understand

What did you like best about this story?

about the knowing your character not the technique

What does Chris Sorenson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

the energy

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

efficient habits

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-02-2019

Change the reader

The book has a lot of good content, yet the reader did not make it a lively or interesting listening experience for me.

Maybe change the reader, for I wanted to read this book for years, now that I finally have I am a bit disappointed, if not bored.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-01-2019

great book must read <br />

great good wish I had read when I was much younger. chnage starts with my own thinking and everything else is .....

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  • Dustin N.
  • 30-01-2019

Great points and great insight

John Maxwell is a always a great option for direction when we need it. Great stuff.

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  • Santiago Tacoronte
  • 11-01-2019

interesting book with important takeways.

short and concise. the author express bus ideas clearly and in an understanding way. I liked it overall