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Nothing Is Impossible: 7 Steps to Realize Your True Power and Maximize Your Results

Book Description

Tom Oliver has shared his extraordinary secrets with Bono, Richard Branson, the Dalai Lama, and Deepak Chopra. Now he shares them with you.

Are you ready to lose your self-doubt and use the tools you already have to turn your wildest dreams into tangible reality? This book is about to put them all at your fingertips. In this extraordinary new road map for success, Tom Oliver--a motivational self-made entrepreneur and coach to many of the world’s most notable CEOs, philanthropists, and entertainers--shows you how to dramatically alter your life path. Nothing Is Impossible is a proven seven-step whole-brain plan anyone can use to improve his or her business, life, and career from the man Deepak Chopra calls "an extraordinary leader."

Have you ever struggled with success?

Have you ever felt that your strengths were left untapped--your true talents unrecognized?

Do you have a different plan for yourself from the one others might imagine for you?

As Oliver explains, what really distinguishes people who get things done and realize their dreams from those who don't is that they don't allow their self-doubts to stop them--they don't cultivate what the Buddha called the "habit of doubt." This book dispels that doubt, freeing you to set and meet the personal and professional goals most people only dream about.

Clearly, step by step, with personal anecdotes from some of the world’s most influential leaders and his own remarkable life, Oliver presents a practical playbook for anyone who wants to change his or her life and future. It also features comprehensive exercises and abundant resources. In just a few minutes a day, you'll learn how to:

  • Define your personal destination
  • Break free from limiting beliefs
  • Build a first-class worldwide network from scratch
  • Create extraordinary success doing what you love
  • Embody self-confidence and charisma wherever you go
  • Turn failure into victory

Whether you're a business professional, athlete, entrepreneur, artist, or anyone else, after reading and implementing the wisdom of Nothing Is Impossible you'll be able to transcend the boundaries of what today's world thinks is possible.


"This book is full of practical examples, success stories, insights, exercises, and tools to show you that nothing is impossible when it comes to your realizing your own unique personal vision." -- JEFFREY SKOLL, first president of eBay, founder and chairman of the Skoll Group, the Skoll Foundation, and Participant Media

"In this book, Tom Oliver shows how anyone from any background anywhere can become the best he or she can be, realize his or her true potential, and get to a place where truly nothing is impossible." -- CHADE-MENG TAN, head, Google Talent Team and author of the New York Times bestseller Search Inside Yourself

"I have been lucky enough to meet and work with many of the world's business leaders, and it's clear that the themes explored within this book are, or should be, at the top of the agenda for any leading company. Tom's ability to shift the way you think makes him an excellent source of inspiration to anyone seeking to stay one step ahead." -- from the Foreword by JEZ FRAMPTON, Global Group CEO, Interbrand

"Tom Oliver's dynamic, creative, and entrepreneurial approach to business and society has had a very positive impact on our students at Manchester Business School. This excellent book is well worth your time." -- PROFESSOR MICHAEL LUGER, Dean, Manchester Business School

"This book highlights the strategies used by individuals who have not just made themselves into success stories as leaders and innovators, but managed to do so in a way that contributes to the wider public good." -- JORDAN RYAN, Assistant Secretary General, the United Nations

"Tom is an incredible force for good in this world. Audacious, passionate, and driven, he lives a mantra, which is incredibly close to our hearts at Saatchi & Saatchi, that nothing but nothing is impossible." -- RICHARD HUNTINGTON, Director of Strategy, Saatchi & Saatchi

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface: My Personal Story
  8. Introduction
    1. FAQ—Is This Book for You?
    2. How to Use This Book
    3. Why You Need This Book
  9. Step 1 Define Your Destination
    1. Every Journey Needs a Destination—The Power of Your Personal Vision
    2. Learn from Creative Artists to Find Your True Passion
    3. How to Find Your Ideal in All Areas of Your Life
    4. Set Goals That Really Work and Accomplish Everything You’ve Ever Dreamed Of
    5. Look Where You Want to Go
  10. Step 2 Embrace Yourself
    1. Be One with Your Energy
    2. Flip It!
    3. Fun Leads to Your Greatest Successes
    4. Getting Things Right 51 Percent of the Time Is Enough: The Brazilian Surfer Meets the Monaco Millionaire
    5. Embrace Your Laziness to Succeed
    6. How to Do What You Love and End Up with More Time, Money, Focus, Energy, and Success in All Areas of Your Life
    7. The Big-Wave Surfer Meets Google—Use All Your Senses and Skyrocket to Success
    8. Your Happy Place—How to Find Paradise Wherever You Are and Turbocharge Your Energy
  11. Step 3 Learn from the Masters
    1. The Secret Success Formula: What Deepak Chopra, will.i.am, and Richard Branson Have in Common
    2. The Champion’s Attitude—The Secret of the Ones Who Finish First
    3. The Golden Rule: What the Dalai Lama Taught Me About Energy
    4. Role Models
    5. How to Exude Self-Confidence and Charisma Wherever You Go: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices
  12. Step 4 Harness Your Creative Power
    1. A Poem a Day Keeps Foreclosure Away: How Creativity Can Help You Unleash Your True Power
    2. How to Kill Perfectionism and Get Everything Done You’ve Ever Dreamed Of—and More!
    3. The Zone: A State of Peak Performance Where Your Best Work Happens with Ease
    4. The Invisible Hands: The Secret Behind the Creative Process
    5. The Invisible Radio—Where the World’s Greatest Artists (and You!) Get the Best Ideas
  13. Step 5 Embrace Change
    1. First the Decision, Then the Prize—How to Create the Ideal Circumstances
    2. The Power of Doing Nothing
    3. Life Is Abundance
    4. Sharon Stone and Kung Fu Balance
    5. Your Hour of Power
  14. Step 6 Overcome Your Challenges
    1. Overcome Self-Doubt for Good and Skyrocket to Success
    2. How to Turn Every Failure into Victory
    3. Criticism: Heed It or Beat It?
    4. Change Is Your Friend
    5. How to Remove Fear from Your Dictionary and Live Life Unconditionally
  15. Step 7 Cooperate for Success
    1. Life Is Based on Cooperation
    2. Peace—The Undervalued Currency in Business and Life
    3. Happiness in 15 Minutes
    4. How to Create a Worldwide Network from Scratch, with No Big Name and No Cash
    5. How to Find the Ideal Partners in Business and in Life: Never Settle for Second Best
    6. Hire or Fire? The Polarity Principle of Relationships, or How to Find the Best People to Work With
  16. Suggested Reading: The Few Books That Really Matter
  17. Bonus Material
  18. Acknowledgments
  19. Index