CHAPTER FOURWhat Are You Worth?

Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desires.

ORISON SWETT MARDEN, FOUNDER OF SUCCESS MAGAZINE

SOMETIMES I WILL STOP in the middle of a seminar and ask the audience this question: “Who is the most important person in this room?”

This question is usually greeted with silence. After a few moments, someone will say “You,” or “Me,” or “The boss”; at this point I acknowledge the person who said “Me” and confirm his statement by saying, “You’re right.” I then refer to everyone in the audience and say, “You are each the most important person in this room. You are the most important person in your entire world. ...

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