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About the book

The No 1 reason that stops people from getting what they want is lack of focus. People who focus on what they want, prosper. Those who don’t, struggle. In The Power of Focus you’ll discover the specific focusing strategies used by the world’s most successful men and women. Find out how to focus on your strengths and eliminate everything that is holding you back, change bad habits into habits that will make you debt-free and wealthy and create an excellent balance between work and family life – without guilt! Your ability to focus will determine your future – start now!

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Year published: 2001


Quotes from the book

The Power of Focus (Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen)

  • Remember, nothing will change until you do.
  • A goal that is not measurable is just wishful thinking.
  • When you stand for something and do a remarkable job of
  • Decisiveness separates great leaders from dreamers and talkers.
  • I think when you have big dreams you attract other big dreamers.
  • If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you.
  • Successful people have successful habits unsuccessful people don’t!
  • A goal is the ongoing pursuit of a worthy objective until accomplished.
  • The results of your bad habits usually don’t show up until much later in life
  • A habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it. Horace Mann
  • Life doesn’t just happen to you. It’s all about choices and how you respond to every situation.
  • Expect the unexpected. Focus on what you can control and acknowledge what’s out of your control.
  • if you surround yourself with people who are strong and positive, you’re more likely to see a world full of opportunity and adventure.
  • All of the results you are currently experiencing in your life are absolutely perfect for you. This includes your career, personal relationships and financial status.
  • Every action you take has consequences. Bad habits (negative behavior) produce negative consequences. Successful habits (positive behavior) produce benefits and rewards.
  • To be truly rich includes not only financial freedom but developing rich, meaningful relationships, enriching your health, and enjoying a rich balance between your career and your personal life.
  • If you require two hours of uninterrupted time, turn off your iPhone, Blackberry, or whatever your particular preference is. Use your tech aid wisely—obviously there are times when you need to be available.
  • If you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weaknesses! This doesn’t give you a competitive edge in the marketplace or position you to be wealthy. It just keeps you average. In fact, it’s an absolute insult to your integrity to major in
  • When you consistently make better choices you create better habits. These better habits produce better character. When you have better character, you add more value to the world. When you become more valuable, you attract bigger and better opportunities. This allows you to make more of a contribution in your life. This in turn leads to bigger and better results.
  • If you just keep on doing the same things that you’ve always done, what will your lifestyle be like five years from now, ten years from now, twenty years from now? What words will describe your future financial picture if you don’t make any changes? What about your health, relationships and the amount of time you have off for fun? Will you be enjoying a lot more freedom or still be working too many hours a week?