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How to Succeed in 12 Months: Creating a Life You Love

Book Description

Step into the more fabulous version of your life

Think about where you are in life right at this moment. How does it compare with your dreams? You may have let go of a few life goals over the years, as "real life" took over and made grand gestures seem like impractical fantasies. But no matter where you are on your life's journey, it's not too late to reclaim your dreams and achieve the life you've always wanted! It's absolutely possible to design your own lifestyle instead of just allowing circumstance to dictate your daily routine.

How to Succeed in 12 Months: Creating a Life You Loveis your ultimate guide to turning your dreams into reality. Author Serena Star-Leonard is living the dream herself, having practiced what she preaches. In the book, she shares the secrets behind figuring out the steps that will get you the life you've always wanted, and taking those steps in leaps and bounds. It's not a get-rich-quick scheme, but a one-year plan to stepping out of your rut and into your most fulfilling life. Star-Leonard provides a roadmap to:

  • Breaking your dreams into small, actionable steps

  • Eliminating excuses and gaining confidence

  • Prioritizing your goals for better planning

  • Designing your lifestyle around your interests

  • Whether you've been looking for a way to work closer to your dreams, or are just looking for a way out of the rat race, Star-Leonard is your guide to make big things happen. How to Succeed in 12 Months: Creating a Life You Love is the key that opens the door to a more fabulous version of your life.

    Table of Contents

    1. About the author
    2. Acknowledgements
    3. Preface
    4. Introduction
      1. Why 12 months?
      2. Outrageous expectations
      3. Make friends with failure
      4. Success
      5. Redefining success
    5. Chapter 1: What is lifestyle design?
      1. A life of freedom
      2. Freedom mindset
      3. What you need to succeed
    6. Chapter 2: What do you have right now?
      1. Lifestyle Checklist
      2. How does your lifestyle score?
      3. What have you been dreaming of?
      4. A million reasons why not
      5. Be an Action Taker
      6. The bucket list
      7. What are your talents?
    7. Chapter 3: Goals and success
      1. What is your attitude to goals?
      2. Creating goals
      3. Are you ready for life-changing goals?
      4. The thing about success
      5. Are you prepared to fail?
      6. The risky road
      7. Don’t be down on your goal
    8. Chapter 4: Make the impossible, possible
      1. Is anything possible … like, really ?
      2. Building the ‘anything is possible’ habit
      3. How to make the impossible, possible
    9. Chapter 5: Design your life
      1. Create life-changing goals
      2. Set a time frame
      3. Create milestones
      4. Crucial elements
      5. What you have, what you need and the universe in-between
    10. Chapter 6: Take action
      1. Starting something from nothing
      2. Actions that can boost your project overnight
      3. How to stop procrastinating and get results now
    11. Chapter 7: Get moving
      1. The seeds of momentum
      2. Building momentum
      3. What do you really need to know?
      4. Knowledge is a distraction
      5. Discover and create opportunities
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      7. The new kid on the block
      8. Stretch your limits
      9. Practical steps for success
    12. Chapter 8: Commitment, confidence and courage
      1. The truth about commitment
      2. Going through the motions
      3. Learning to be accountable to yourself
      4. Three steps for inspiring recommitment
      5. Stepping forward boldly when you don’t know what you’re doing
      6. A recipe for instant confidence
    13. Chapter 9: Time
      1. The thing about time
      2. Creating moments for expansion
      3. Creativity and efficiency
      4. The million-dollar measure
    14. Chapter 10: Money
      1. The thing about money
      2. Desperation
      3. Have a budget
      4. Get the money to make your dreams come true
    15. Chapter 11: Support
      1. Be prepared to rock the boat
      2. Find good people
      3. Get coaches and mentors
      4. Surround yourself with like-minded people
      5. The importance of partnerships
      6. How to lead your team
      7. Tips for working with people
    16. Chapter 12: Troubleshooting
      1. Seven reasons why your project may fail
      2. Sometimes things just go wrong
    17. Chapter 13: Resources
    18. Chapter 14: Our 12-month diary
      1. Month 1
      2. Month 2
      3. Month 3
      4. Month 4
      5. Month 5
      6. Month 6
      7. Month 7
      8. Month 8
      9. Month 9
      10. Month 10
      11. Month 11
      12. Month 12
    19. Chapter 15: Wrapping up and moving on
      1. A final word on success
    20. Index
    21. Advert
    22. End User License Agreement