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The Book of Agreement by Stewart Levine

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CHAPTER 2THE TEN ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE AGREEMENTS

All you need is a plan, a road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.

—Earl Nightingale

I hope I have convinced you of the importance and pervasiveness of agreements in your daily personal and professional life. You might be wondering how to start putting together an effective agreement. The answer is simple, but it’s not easy! Simple in that all you have to do is engage in a discussion about each one of the following elements that is essential for an effective agreement. It’s not easy because it means breaking lifetime habits of moving forward without putting an agreement in place. It’s like shifting from

READY, FIRE, AIMtoREADY, AIM, FIRE.

A few years ago I asked ...

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