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How to Have a Great Life 35 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Success, Fulfillment and Happiness

How to Have a Great Life 35 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Success, Fulfillment and Happiness

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2018

35 ways to success, fulfillment, and happiness How to Have a Great Life starts with you-your strengths and amazing potential and how to develop those. It helps you understand how to tap into your ability to grow, while equipping you with insights, inspiration, and practical tools to deal with whatever life throws your way in order to achieve success and live a happy and fulfilled life. You already have many of the tools you need to succeed-you just need to know which ones to use and how best to use them. With no-frills, funny, and emotionally intelligent advice, Paul McGee will make you think, make you laugh, and make you take action to live your greatest life possible. Tap into your ability to grow Find insight and practical tools to deal with whatever life throws your way Slow down and live a more balanced life Re-gain time and brain space Improve the quality of your relationships with others We are living faster and more frantic lives than ever before--and there's no time like the present to catch your breath and live your best life possible.

How to Speak So People Really Listen The Straight-Talking Guide to Communicating with Influence and Impact

How to Speak So People Really Listen The Straight-Talking Guide to Communicating with Influence and Impact

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2016

Learn how to inspire your audience with best-selling author Paul McGee! 13 things you'll discover when reading this book... 1. The big lesson Steve Jobs learnt when an advertising exec threw something at him... and how it will help how you communicate. 2. Seven ways to manage your nerves (surprisingly, you don't want to eliminate them). 3. Why our obsession with body language is totally wrong, and what to focus on instead. 4. Why you must think about a beachball before you next speak. Believe me, it's essential. 5. A question your audience is always thinking, and how to ensure you provide the answer. 6. The most common mistake experienced presenters make that nervous ones never do. 7. Why so many presentations cure insomnia, and how to make sure you're serving an extra strong double espresso instead. 8. The number one thing most presenters forget to bring when they're speaking to others. 9. Discover the most underprepared part of your presentation, and how to avoid making the same mistake. 10. What women's magazines and TV soap operas have to teach us about audience engagement. 11. What I learnt from a guy with one of the most powerful memories on the planet, and how it can transform your communication. 12. Discover Tony Blair's biggest fear when Prime Minister, and how you can tackle the same issue with confidence. 13. Why you don't have to be funny to use humour in your presentation, and three easy ways to do it.

S.U.M.O. (shut Up, Move On):

S.U.M.O. (shut Up, Move On):

Author: Paul McGee Format: eBook Release Date: 20/03/2016

S.U.M.O. stands for Shut Up, Move On. It's a phrase to say to ourselves (and sometimes others) when we are acting or thinking in a way that is hindering our ability to succeed. It doesn't necessarily mean 'get over it' or 'pull yourself together' (although there may be occasions when both responses are necessary). 'Shut Up' means stop what you're doing, take time out to reflect, let go of baggage and beliefs that hinder your potential. 'Move On' means tomorrow can be different from today, look for new possibilities, don't just think about it, take action. There are six S.U.M.O. principles that are designed to help you create and enjoy a brilliant life. If you are wrestling with life's challenges, these principles will help you do so more successfully. 1. Change Your T-Shirt - take responsibility for your own life and don't be a victim. 2. Develop Fruity Thinking - change your thinking and change your results. 3. Hippo Time is OK - understand how setbacks affect you and how to recover from them. 4. Remember the Beachball - increase your understanding and awareness of other people's world. 5. Learn Latin - change comes through action not intention. Overcome the tendency to put things off. 6. Ditch Doris Day - create your own future rather than leave it to chance. Forget the attitude 'que sera, sera, whatever will be, will be.'"e;A superb book. It combines honesty, humour and inspiration to help people move ahead in life."e;-Allan and Barbara Pease, authors of Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps"e;Powerful, simple and effective. A highly engaging and thought provoking book. Anyone who reads it is sure to look at themselves and the world differently as a result."e;-Octavius Black and Sebastian Bailey, The Mind GymThe S.U.M.O. guy is Paul McGee, an international speaker and author. He has been developing the S.U.M.O. principles over the last five years.

S.U.M.O (Shut Up, Move On) The Straight-Talking Guide to Succeeding in Life

S.U.M.O (Shut Up, Move On) The Straight-Talking Guide to Succeeding in Life

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2015

Celebrating 10 Years of Shut Up, Move On! Paul McGee's international bestselling personal development heavyweight S.U.M.O. has helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world fulfil their potential, seize opportunities, succeed at work, and respond to adverse situations with a positive attitude. Weighing in with humour, insight, practical tips, and personal anecdotes, it's a thought provoking and possibly life-changing read. Now newly updated to celebrate 10 years since its first publication and including up-to-date case studies and examples, as well brand new exercises to test yourself, S.U.M.O: 10th Anniversary Edition will help SUMO fans, as well as SUMO amateurs, get more out of this bestselling, self-help classic. There are six S.U.M.O. principles that are designed to help you create and enjoy a brilliant life: * Change Your T-Shirt take responsibility for your own life and don't be a victim. * Develop Fruity Thinking change your thinking and change your results. * Hippo Time is OK understand how setbacks affect you and how to recover from them. * Remember the Beachball increase your understanding and awareness of other people's world. * Learn Latin change comes through action not intention. * Overcome the tendency to put things off. * Ditch Doris Day create your own future rather than leave it to chance. Forget the attitude que sera, sera, whatever will be, will be.'

How to Succeed with People

How to Succeed with People

Author: Paul McGee Format: eBook Release Date: 11/02/2014

Learn to be a people person with international bestselling author Paul McGee!Let's face it, if you want any sort of success in life you're going to have to deal with other people at some point. All success requires input from other people - even if you've invented something in your bedroom, eventually, you're going to need to interact with people to take it to the next level. And even if you don't desperately hanker after success, you surely want to be liked, have friends, get on well with people? Learning how to better communicate and interact with others can really help to improve your life - from ensuring you enjoy parties more to turning you into a roaring success magnet. So whether you dread social events with a passion and spend evenings cringing in a corner, or just want to have better relationships at work and in life, then How to Succeed With People, written in Paul's characteristic down to earth, approachable style, can help you become a people magnet.

Trau Dir!

Trau Dir!

Author: Paul McGee Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2013

Mitunter bekommt unser Selbstvertrauen schmerzhafte Risse. Schon wieder zwei Kilos mehr auf der Waage. Messerscharfe Kritik vom Chef. Der lukrative Auftrag ging an die Konkurrenz. All dies sind Momente, in denen unser Selbstvertrauen in die Knie geht - egal, was wir vorher geleistet haben und wie gut wir uns dabei fuhlten. Wir sind allerdings unser eigener schlimmster Feind, wenn wir uns gleich entmutigen lassen. Also: Etwas mehr Selbstvertrauen, bitte!Genau hier setzt Paul McGee an. Der erfahrene Motivationstrainer zeigt, dass es sich lohnt, am eigenen Selbstwert zu arbeiten - und ihn nach auen zu kommunizieren, ohne in Arroganz abzugleiten. Selbstvertrauen knnen wir lernen. Wir sollten nur wissen, wie wir Selbstzweifeln, Kritik und Ablehnung durch andere konstruktiv begegnen. Paul McGee kann mit anschaulichen Beispielen und eigenen Erfahrungen aufwarten. So gestrkt bleiben wir knftig sicher stehen, wenn uns Schlge gegen unser Selbstvertrauen in die Knie zwingen wollen.

How to Succeed with People Remarkably Easy Ways to Engage, Influence and Motivate Almost Anyone

How to Succeed with People Remarkably Easy Ways to Engage, Influence and Motivate Almost Anyone

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/04/2013

Learn to be a people person with international bestselling author Paul McGee! Let's face it, if you want any sort of success in life you re going to have to deal with other people at some point. All success requires input from other people even if you've invented something in your bedroom, eventually, you're going to need to interact with people to take it to the next level. And even if you don t desperately hanker after success, you surely want to be liked, have friends, get on well with people? Learning how to better communicate and interact with others can really help to improve your life from ensuring you enjoy parties more to turning you into a roaring success magnet. So whether you dread social events with a passion and spend evenings cringing in a corner, or just want to have better relationships at work and in life, then How to Succeed With People, written in Paul s characteristic down to earth, approachable style, can help you become a people magnet. Learn how to: * Hold people s attention when you talk * Listen and react properly to what others are saying or doing * Better confront, complain and deal with difficult conversations * Give compliments and praise * Deal with interviews, networking events, difficult conversations and more * And much more

How Not To Worry The Remarkable Truth of How a Small Change Can Help You Stress Less and Enjoy Life More

How Not To Worry The Remarkable Truth of How a Small Change Can Help You Stress Less and Enjoy Life More

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2012

How to defeat stress, worry, and anxiety to achieve more in business and life. From the international bestselling author of Self-Confidence. Are You A Worrier? Do you seem to worry more than most? Do you find that insignificant things stress you out? Do you sweat the small stuff and the big stuff too? Well, now's the time to stop worrying and start living. Worry, stress, anxiety - whichever label you prefer to use - can have consequences that impact not only our lives, but the lives of others around us. When we worry it's like the engine of our mind is constantly being revved up. It doesn't allow us time to switch off and rest. It tires you out. And when you're tired you're less likely to think straight. And when you're not thinking straight it's easy to make stupid mistakes and confuse priorities... But relax. There is a way forward. In How Not to Worry Paul McGee shows us that there is a way to tackle life's challenges in a calmer and more considered way. It is possible to use a certain degree of worry and anxiety to spur us on towards positive, constructive action, and then leave the rest behind. With down to earth, real life advice, How Not to Worry helps us understand why worrying is such a big deal and the reasons for it, exposing the behavioural traps we fall into when faced with challenges. It then helps us to move on with tools and ideas to deal with our worries in a more constructive way.

Self-Confidence The Remarkable Truth of Why a Small Change Can Make a Big Difference

Self-Confidence The Remarkable Truth of Why a Small Change Can Make a Big Difference

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2011

The new edition of the personal development classic This long-awaited second edition gives us even more of Paul McGee's unique look at boosting our confidence - with his much-loved wit and good humour. The new edition includes a brand new chapter and a host of new exercises. Paul's approach to confidence is different. According to Paul, we don't have to raise our self-confidence to the roof; just increasing our confidence by a small amount can dramatically change our lives. Paul explains exactly what confidence is, why it's so important and just how to develop it in ourselves and others. This honest, practical and realistic book covers: Confidence in business Being more confident in your love life Confidence in social situations Confidence in job interviews and presentations A brand new chapter on handling conflict confidently Experiences from real people who have followed Paul's advice and improved their lives

SUMO Your Relationships How to handle not strangle the people you live and work with

SUMO Your Relationships How to handle not strangle the people you live and work with

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2007

When it comes to relationships, reality rules. We'd all like to think of ourselves as everyone's best friend, but what's the truth? Are you a hero or a zero to other people? Do you see yourself as others really see you? Do you need to make a fresh deposit into your relationship account before you go overdrawn? S.U.M.O. Your Relationships will help you manage, maintain, grow and move on, in your key relationships with others and yourself. At some point in your life you are going to have to deal with difficult relationships, whether it's with a colleague, parent, friend or partner. Isn't it time you did a stock take of your relationships and started making the best of them? S.U.M.O. Your Relationships has pit stops, pearls of wisdom and all the humour and inspiration you need to make the key changes in your life. You will discover the seven S.U.M.O. realities followed by seven insights to help light the way to a brighter future. PRAISE FOR S.U.M.O. YOUR RELATIONSHIPS This book is full of wisdom, common sense and practical ideas on improving relationships. An essential read. -ALLAN PEASE, Co-author of THE DEFINITIVE BOOK OF BODY LANGUAGE and WHY MEN DON'T LISTEN AND WOMEN CAN'T READ MAPS

How To Write A Great CV, 2nd Edition Discover What Interviewers are Looking for, Focus on Your Strengths and Perfect Your Presentation

How To Write A Great CV, 2nd Edition Discover What Interviewers are Looking for, Focus on Your Strengths and Perfect Your Presentation

Author: Paul McGee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2006

You know the job you want and you are going to apply for it. You know you can do the job, but how do you convince the person you are applying to? You write yourself a great CV, that's how. And, that's exactly what this book will help you to do. The best way to secure a job interview is to write a CV that highlights your skills, achievements and experience in such a way that the reader is motivated to meet you. This book will take you through the self-assessment and skills evaluation process, show you how to tailor those skills to the job you are applying for and present your CV and covering letter in the best way. It even includes some interview preparation tips to see you through the next phase. Contents: 1. Who needs a CV anyway? 2. So what have you got to sell? 3. Have I got news for you 4. There's more than one way to present yourself ] 5. Getting the introductions right 6. Using your CV to open doors 7. And your chosen subject is...You - The Interview 8. Some final thoughts Glossary Further reading Useful addresses