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

Book Description

Your 7-step whole-brain plan for improving your business, life, and career--from the man Deepak Chopra hails as “an extraordinary leader”

Nothing is Impossible gives you the tools and knowledge to redefine problems and improve business and career performance by drawing on best practices from the creative arts and a wealth of other disciplines. It draws on many dramatic stories, including that of Richard Branson, other top self-made entrepreneurs and CEOs, and world-famous artists and athletes.

"Very few business leaders walk the talk as much as Tom does when it comes to ethics in business." -- Professor Michael Luger, Dean, Manchester Business School

"Tom is a gateway to millions of next generation trend setters and early adopters. His passion as a speaker is contagious!" -- Jez Frampton, Global Group CEO, Interbrand, world's largest and leading branding consultancy with 40 offices in 25 countries; publisher of Top 100 Global Brands with Bloomberg BusinessWeek

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

Tom Oliver teaches at Manchester Business School, one of the top-ranked business schools in the world. He speaks regularly at major global business venues.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: 7 Steps to REALIZE YOUR TRUE POWER and MAXIMIZE YOUR RESULTS
  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