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Aligned Thinking by James Steffen
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Jan 08, 2006 | ISBN 9781576753606

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“I’ve always believed that life is a very special occasion—and special occasions are meant to be celebrated! Yet the pressures of life often leave us feeling too stressed to enjoy each day, let alone celebrate each moment. This book can change that. . . . Aligned Thinking has made a tremendous difference in my life. I invite you to open this book.”
From the foreword by Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager®

“This warm and wonderful book shows you how to align every part of your life with your innermost values and your deepest convictions. It makes you a new person!”
Brian Tracy, author of the national bestsellers Eat That Frog! and The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

“To really get what you want, the first thing you’ll want to get is this remarkable book.”
Harvey Mackay, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive

“Voices like Steffen’s are sorely needed today. This book will get you to think about your life and work in a holistic fashion.”
Eric Tyson, author of the national bestseller Personal Finance for Dummies

“Aligned Thinking does more than just present time-proven principles of ‘Aligned Thinking’ for living life more fully—this book weaves thought-provoking guidelines into the fabric of a real- life story. Want to take charge of your life and live with more direction, meaning, and satisfaction? Begin by reading this practical, pragmatic book!”
Paul J. Meyer, founder of Success Motivation International, Inc., and author of the New York Times bestseller Unlocking Your Legacy: 25 Keys to Success

“I first learned of ‘Aligned Thinking’ as a General Motors dealer more than twenty years ago. I found it simple to use, especially when I thought I had too much to do. I have used it every day since to add more success and meaning to my life. Aligned Thinking has taken me to the next level. I will give copies to all my key clients so that I may share this wonderful gift. The book should become a classic.”
Gary Polakoff, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

“Aligned Thinking, a very insightful approach to identifying how to truly make life a celebration and not drudgery.”
Dan Wiersma, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sony Professional Services

“This book will help to move you closer to your higher life purpose.”
Dick Morton, Chief, Classroom Operations, Graduate School, USDA

“Aligned Thinking is a book I will have my staff read and also recommend to family and friends.”
Jake Monaghan, Executive Director, Customer Care, SBC

“A simple formula to help us experience a wonderful life. Written in a story format, the book is warm, loving, and gives us pause to internalize those ‘golden nuggets.’ Easy reading with a valuable message for everyone.”
Roger Henson, retired Vice President, Xerox Customer Service Operations

“Very empowering. . . . With the simple elegance of ‘Aligned Thinking,’ I have the freedom to celebrate life.”
Mary P. Gai, editor and mother of four

“After I read Jim Steffen’s Aligned Thinking, I knew I had to send copies to my clients. His book goes way beyond the master- ful techniques for time management it provides. He uniquely shows how to create a life worth celebrating by focusing on what is most important to us. He tells us simply and power- fully how to ‘do the right things right’ in our personal and professional lives.”
Emilio De Lia, professional coach and retired AT&T executive

Table Of Contents

Foreword by Ken Blanchard

Part One: Discovering The MIN Secret
1 The Black Tunnel
2 An Unwelcome Surprise
3 Aligned Thinking Offers Hope
4 Defining Your Ideal Professional and Personal Life
5 The Aligned Thinking Pyramid
6 Life Aligning Question One: The Purpose Question
7 How to Clarify Your Life Purpose
8 Living the Answer to the Purpose Question
9 How to Be Free in Every Action
10 Life Aligning Question Two: The Focus Question
11 Living the Freedom Attitude and the Focus Question
12 Life Aligning Question Three: The Now Question
13 Discovering the MIN Secret

Part Two: Implementing the MIN Secret in Your Life
14 The Cost of Aligned Thinking: Three Gifts of Time
15 Get Rid of Interruptions Forever
16 Why It’s Dangerous to Teach Aligned Thinking to Kids
17 Overcoming Stress in a Huge Crisis
18 How to Develop More Motivated, Satisfied Employees
19 How to Help Salespeople Sell More
20 Are You Living Your Ideal Professional and Personal Life?
21 A Brilliant Future
22 A Life Better Than a Dream Come True
Note from the Author
About the Author

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