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Coach Yourself to Success, Revised and Updated Edition, 2nd Edition

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"In just six months I have gained tremendous clarity about how to care for my needs, live my values, and create my ideal life."
--Pat Thomas, vice president, product delivery, AT&T

"This book is your blueprint for the life you've always dreamed about having."
--Sandy Vilas, president, Coach University

Olympic athletes have a coach. CEOs use the services of an executive coach. Can you imagine how much more productive and successful you would be if you had your own life coach? You don't have to anymore! In Coach Yourself to Success, Talane Miedaner, one of the most widely recognized personal coaches in the world, provides you with the latest technology for achieving success and attracting everything you have always wanted.

Using her experience as a professional coach for hundreds of Fortune 500 clients and her own corporate background, Talane shares 101 of the most powerful and effective coaching tips and presents them in an easy-to-follow, 10-part program. Coach Yourself to Success will help you gain insight into what is truly important in your life and give you the edge to take yourself from ordinary to extraordinary.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Introduction
  8. Part One Increase Your Natural Power
    1. Tip 1 Eliminate All Those Petty Annoyances
    2. Tip 2 Plug The Energy Drains
    3. Tip 3 Install 10 Daily Habits
    4. Tip 4 Eliminate The “Shoulds”
    5. Tip 5 Establish Big Boundaries
    6. Tip 6 Protect Yourself Gracefully
    7. Tip 7 Don’T Be A Duck
    8. Tip 8 Raise Your Standards
    9. Tip 9 It’S All Good, Even The Bad Stuff
    10. Tip 10 Have Something To Look Forward To Every Day
  9. Part Two Clean Up Your Act
    1. Tip 11 Perfect The Present
    2. Tip 12 Clear Clutter With The Joy Filter
    3. Tip 13 Stop Shuffling And Start Organizing
    4. Tip 14 A Place For Everything
    5. Tip 15 Feng Shui Your Home And Office
    6. Tip 16 Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!
    7. Tip 17 Hire A Housekeeper
    8. Tip 18 Don’T Be Afraid To Hire Help
    9. Tip 19 Just Say No, And Say It Often
    10. Tip 20 Upgrade Your Network
  10. Part Three Making Money Work For You
    1. Tip 21 Tell The Truth About Money
    2. Tip 22 Be An Instant Billionaire
    3. Tip 23 Plug The Money Drains
    4. Tip 24 Pay Off Your Debts
    5. Tip 25 Go On A Money Diet
    6. Tip 26 Earn What You Deserve
    7. Tip 27 Set Up A Reserve Account
    8. Tip 28 Start Saving 20 Percent Of Your Income
    9. Tip 29 Play For Financial Independence
    10. Tip 30 Protect Your Stuff
  11. Part Four Make Time When There Isn’T Any
    1. Tip 31 Track Your Time
    2. Tip 32 Switch Off And Unplug
    3. Tip 33 Arrive 10 Minutes Early
    4. Tip 34 Get Your Work Done In Half The Time
    5. Tip 35 Ask Yourself, “What Is Important About Today?”
    6. Tip 36 Do One Thing At A Time
    7. Tip 37 Do It Now!
    8. Tip 38 Do Complete Work
    9. Tip 39 Procrastinate With Purpose
    10. Tip 40 Set Aside Sacred Evenings
  12. Part Five Build Powerful Relationships
    1. Tip 41 Make Amends
    2. Tip 42 Forgive In Advance
    3. Tip 43 Identify Your Needs
    4. Tip 44 Ask For What You Really Want
    5. Tip 45 Find Your Own Family
    6. Tip 46 Date Your Spouse
    7. Tip 47 Build A Strong Network Of Special Friends
    8. Tip 48 Create Your Own Mastermind Group
    9. Tip 49 Give Great Gifts
    10. Tip 50 Send Five Thanks A Day
  13. Part Six Do Work You Love
    1. Tip 51 Design Your Ideal Life
    2. Tip 52 Align Your Values And Vision
    3. Tip 53 Invent Five Alternative Careers
    4. Tip 54 Discover Your Unique Talent
    5. Tip 55 Do What You Love
    6. Tip 56 Work On A Special Project
    7. Tip 57 Let Your Intuition Lead The Way
    8. Tip 58 Find Your Path In Life
    9. Tip 59 Get Some Perspective
    10. Tip 60 Take A Sabbatical
  14. Part Seven Work Smarter, Not Harder
    1. Tip 61 Strengthen Your Strengths
    2. Tip 62 Master The Art Of Delegating
    3. Tip 63 Underpromise And Overdeliver
    4. TIP 64 LOVE YOUR LISTS OR LOSE THEM
    5. Tip 65 Take A Power Nap
    6. Tip 66 Do Or Do Not
    7. Tip 67 Get Yourself Unstuck
    8. Tip 68 Make A Radical Change
    9. Tip 69 Learn To Hear Those Subtle Messages
    10. Tip 70 Leverage The Telephone
  15. Part Eight Communicate With Power, Grace, And Style
    1. Tip 71 Stop The Gossip
    2. Tip 72 Don’T Spill Your Guts
    3. Tip 73 Listen Profoundly
    4. Tip 74 Turn Complaints Into Requests
    5. Tip 75 Bite Your Tongue
    6. Tip 76 Say It Like It Is, But Gently
    7. Tip 77 Convert Compliments Into Acknowledgments
    8. Tip 78 Accept Graciously
    9. Tip 79 Stop Trying To Change People
    10. Tip 80 Speak And Be Heard
  16. Part Nine Taking Care Of Your Best Asset
    1. Tip 81 Dress The Part
    2. Tip 82 Rejuvenate And Revitalize
    3. Tip 83 Zap Those Pesky Imperfections
    4. Tip 84 Massage The Machine
    5. Tip 85 Get Off Your Butt
    6. Tip 86 Surround Yourself With Beauty And Luxury
    7. Tip 87 Put Yourself First
    8. Tip 88 Invest In Yourself
    9. Tip 89 Banish Adrenaline Burnout
    10. Tip 90 Spoil Yourself Silly On A Shoestring
  17. Part Ten Effortless Success
    1. Tip 91 Attract What You Want Without Really Trying
    2. Tip 92 Write It Down 15 Times A Day
    3. Tip 93 Never Consider The Negative
    4. Tip 94 Keep An Ace Up Your Sleeve
    5. Tip 95 Cast Plenty Of Pebbles
    6. Tip 96 Let Loose The Berries
    7. Tip 97 Befriend Your Fear
    8. Tip 98 Play More
    9. Tip 99 Realize That Having It All Is Only The Beginning
    10. Tip 100 Celebrate Your Success
    11. Tip 101 Be Brilliant, Gorgeous, Talented, And Fabulous
  18. Appendix A: How Coachable Are You?
  19. Appendix B: How to Find a Coach
  20. Appendix C: How to Become a Coach
  21. Appendix D: Resource Center
  22. Index