Superpower: How to Think, Act, and Perform with Less Effort and Better Results

Book description

A road map to better decision-making and a better life!

Do you want more out of your life and your job with less effort and better results? Have you ever felt that there just has to be a better way to get there? If so, you're not alone. Millions of people, just like you, are faced with many challenges in their professional and personal lives on their journey to success. Superpower! takes you on a journey where you'll discover seven principles that will help you solve problems faster, make better decisions, and improve your professional and personal life.

Develop the common sense insights and critical thinking strategies to unlock your personal power and performance at work and in life.

  • Leverage common sense insights to develop your critical thinking and decision making skills, thus improving your performance and results in the business world

  • Discover ways to make better decisions, implement them faster, get more done with less effort, and enjoy a better quality of life at work

In today's competitive, information-overloaded, and challenging economic conditions, there is no such thing as job security—only skills security. The more you learn, the more you can earn and this book gives you the ultimate roadmap for how to think, act, and perform with less effort and better results.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Praise for Superpower!
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Read This
  6. Part 1: Where Are You Now?
    1. Chapter 1: Unlocking Your Superpowers
      1. The Big Question: How Do You Unlock Your Superpowers?
      2. Get Started
      3. Take a Snapshot of Yourself
      4. GAME ON!
    2. Chapter 2: Creating the Success Mind-Set
      1. “I Can”
    3. Chapter 3: The Power of Prosperity Consciousness
      1. What Is Prosperity?
      2. What Is Your Relationship with Money?
      3. Getting Better All the Time
    4. Chapter 4: Blinding Flash of the Obvious
      1. Harnessing the Common Sense Superpower: A True Story
      2. Record Your Ideas!
      3. Job Security Does Not Exist
  7. Part 2: Where Do You Want to Go?
    1. Chapter 5: Success Footprints
    2. Chapter 6: Add Value . . . Increase Success
      1. Add Value, Make a Profit
      2. An Exercise to Develop and Increase Your Value
    3. Chapter 7: Ideas and Solutions Out of Thin Air
      1. Innovation and Creativity
      2. Your Creativity Quotient
      3. Capture Your Thoughts
      4. Brainstorming
      5. Idea Mapping and Mind Mapping
      6. The SCAMPER Technique
      7. Questioning
      8. Another Useful Technique: Use Analogy Thinking
      9. Childlike Perspective
      10. An Attitude of Wonder
      11. Escapism
    4. Chapter 8: Critical Thinking Tactics
      1. Make Better Decisions
  8. Part 3: How Are You Going to Get There?
    1. Chapter 9: Tuning In to Your Instinct and Intuition
    2. Chapter 10: Are You Making It Too Hard?
      1. Enjoy the Ride
    3. Chapter 11: Multitasking or Delusion?
      1. Learned “ADD”
      2. Is Multitasking Worth Dying For?
      3. One Thing at a Time
      4. Status Issues
      5. Zipping in and Out of Parking Spaces
      6. Don't Ding!
      7. Managing Interruptions
      8. Staying Focused Is a Superpower
    4. Chapter 12: Your Massive Momentum Action Plan
      1. Randy Gage's Prosperity Manifestation Map Kit
  9. Part 4: Getting Leverage
    1. Chapter 13: Simple versus Easy: Getting It Done
      1. Playing to Your Strengths
      2. Take Control of Your Day
    2. Chapter 14: Cloning Time: Leveraging Technology
      1. New Technology Isn't Scary
      2. Leverage Technology to Clone Your Time
      3. You Can Do It, Too
      4. Three Great Time-Cloning Tools You Can Use Right Now
      5. My Top “Superpower” iPad Apps
      6. The Two Big Reasons People Give for Not Cloning Their Time
      7. Finding Time-Cloning Communities
      8. A Final Thought: Using Technology Strategically
    3. Chapter 15: Mentorship Magic
      1. Mentor Group One: Coaches
      2. Mentor Group Two: Mastermind Groups
      3. Mentor Group Three: Legacy Masters
      4. Action Step: Creating a Mastermind Group
    4. Chapter 16: Gratitude and Appreciation
      1. Take a Step Back
  10. Part 5: Measuring Your Success
    1. Chapter 17: Metrics
      1. The Flagpole
      2. Are You Making Progress? How Do You Know?
      3. Key Performance Indicators
    2. Chapter 18: Management
  11. Part 6: Course Corrections
    1. Chapter 19: Innovation Insights
    2. Chapter 20: Test, Track, Modify, Repeat
      1. Can Something Else Work Better?
      2. Reactive or Adaptive?
  12. Part 7: Celebration
    1. Chapter 21: Reward Yourself
      1. Benefits of Acknowledging Your Successes
      2. Celebrate the Small Steps
      3. Take Time to Smell the Roses
      4. Champagne Moments
  13. About the Author
    1. Successful Business Leader
    2. Business Growth and Marketing Specialist
    3. Professional Keynote Speaker and Author
  14. Other Titles by Ford Saeks
  15. Recommended Resources
  16. Business Growth Summit Event with Ford Saeks
  17. Index

Product information

  • Title: Superpower: How to Think, Act, and Perform with Less Effort and Better Results
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: June 2012
  • Publisher(s): Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781118330630