2Getting Ready for Change

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.


Why dedicate a whole chapter to getting ready for change? While the following chapters contain the content that probably drove you to read this book, this chapter might be the most important. We’ll talk about your expectations. We’ll discuss some best practices and we’ll throw out a bunch of tips to help make you more successful no matter what your goals may be.

A quick review of the self-help books on Amazon reveals some interesting declarations. One book claims to have “the seven principles” necessary to thrive at home and work. (The same author promises “five hidden keys” to success, happiness, and change in a later book. Which book is right?) Another ...

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