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100 Ways to Motivate Yourself

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“Steve Chandler’s words of wisdom and motivational techniques have guided me as a public servant and helped me to achieve my goals. If you want to grow as a person and make a difference in the world, put this book on your reading list right now!”

—U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe

“Steve Chandler lights you up with the glow of his internal neon...one of the funniest men I’ve ever known...what he proposes is so rock solid and reassuring...”

—Lisa Schnebly, The Arizona Republic

“If you take the best of Wayne Dyer and add it to the best of Anthony Robbins, what you would have would only be half as good as Steve Chandler.”

—King Features columnist Dal Dauten

“100 Ways to Motivate Yourself is wonderful, inspirational, honest, and courageous. It speaks from every page. It is definitely a book I will recommend to my clients and friends.”

—Devers Branden, coauthor of What Love Asks of Us

In this first-ever paperback edition of his long-time best-seller, motivational speaker Steve Chandler helps you create an action plan for living your vision in business and in life. It features 100 proven methods to positively change the way you think and act—methods based on feedback from the hundreds of thousands of corporate and public seminar attendees Chandler speaks to each year.

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself will help you break through the negative barriers and banish the pessimistic thoughts that are preventing you from fulfilling your lifelong goals and dreams. Whether you’re self-employed, a manager, or a high-level executive, it’s still easy to get stuck in the daily routines of life, fantasizing about what could have been. Steve Chandler helps you turn that way of thinking around and make what could have been into what can and will be.

If you’re ready to finally make a change and reach your goals, Steve Chandler challenges you to turn your defeatist attitude into energetic, optimistic, enthusiastic accomplishments.

Steve Chandler is the author of Reinventing Yourself (Career Press) and the critically acclaimed 17 Lies that Are Holding You Back and The Truth Will Set You Free. He is a celebrated public speaker and corporate trainer who delivers relationship and motivational workshops throughout the United States and Canada

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Preface: Cyber Motivation
  7. Introduction: You have no personality
  8. 100 ways
    1. 1. Get on your deathbed
    2. 2. Stay hungry
    3. 3. Tell yourself a true lie
    4. 4. Keep your eyes on the prize
    5. 5. Learn to sweat in peace
    6. 6. Simplify your life
    7. 7. Look for the lost gold
    8. 8. Push all your own buttons
    9. 9. Build a track record
    10. 10. Welcome the unexpected
    11. 11. Find your master key
    12. 12. Put your library on wheels
    13. 13. Definitely plan your work
    14. 14. Bounce your thoughts
    15. 15. Light your lazy dynamite
    16. 16. Choose the happy few
    17. 17. Learn to play a role
    18. 18. Don’t just do something...sit there
    19. 19. Use your brain chemicals
    20. 20. Leave high school forever
    21. 21. Learn to lose your cool
    22. 22. Kill your television
    23. 23. Break out of your soul cage
    24. 24. Run your own plays
    25. 25. Find your inner Einstein
    26. 26. Run toward your fear
    27. 27. Create the way you relate
    28. 28. Try interactive listening
    29. 29. Embrace your willpower
    30. 30. Perform your little rituals
    31. 31. Find a place to come from
    32. 32. Be your own disciple
    33. 33. Turn into a word processor
    34. 34. Program your biocomputer
    35. 35. Open your present
    36. 36. Be a good detective
    37. 37. Make a relation-shift
    38. 38. Learn to come from behind
    39. 39. Come to your own rescue
    40. 40. Find your soul purpose
    41. 41. Get up on the right side
    42. 42. Let your whole brain play
    43. 43. Get your stars out
    44. 44. Just make everything up
    45. 45. Put on your game face
    46. 46. Discover active relaxation
    47. 47. Make today a masterpiece
    48. 48. Enjoy all your problems
    49. 49. Remind your mind
    50. 50. Get down and get small
    51. 51. Advertise to yourself
    52. 52. Think outside the box
    53. 53. Keep thinking, keep thinking
    54. 54. Put on a good debate
    55. 55. Make trouble work for you
    56. 56. Storm your own brain
    57. 57. Keep changing your voice
    58. 58. Embrace the new frontier
    59. 59. Upgrade your old habits
    60. 60. Paint your masterpiece today
    61. 61. Swim laps underwater
    62. 62. Bring on a good coach
    63. 63. Try to sell your home
    64. 64. Get your soul to talk
    65. 65. Promise the moon
    66. 66. Make somebody’s day
    67. 67. Play the circle game
    68. 68. Get up a game
    69. 69. Turn your mother down
    70. 70. Face the sun
    71. 71. Travel deep inside
    72. 72. Go to war
    73. 73. Use the 5% solution
    74. 74. Do something badly
    75. 75. Learn visioneering
    76. 76. Lighten things up
    77. 77. Serve and grow rich
    78. 78. Make a list of your life
    79. 79. Set a specific power goal
    80. 80. Change yourself first
    81. 81. Pin your life down
    82. 82. Take no for a question
    83. 83. Take the road to somewhere
    84. 84. Go on a news fast
    85. 85. Replace worry with action
    86. 86. Run with the thinkers
    87. 87. Put more enjoyment in
    88. 88. Keep walking
    89. 89. Read more mysteries
    90. 90. Think your way up
    91. 91. Exploit your weakness
    92. 92. Try becoming the problem
    93. 93. Enlarge your objective
    94. 94. Give yourself flying lessons
    95. 95. Hold your vision accountable
    96. 96. Build your power base
    97. 97. Connect truth to beauty
    98. 98. Read yourself a story
    99. 99. Laugh for no reason
    100. 100. Walk with love and death
  9. Afterword: Teach yourself the power of negative thinking
  10. About the Author