How to Be Brilliant
Change Your Ways in 90 Days!
2nd Edition

By Michael Heppell
Financial Times / Prentice Hall / Pearson Education
September 2007
ISBN: 9780273714514
176 Pages, Illustrated, 6 ¾" x 9 ½"
$32.50 paper original


For many of us, being ‘good’ isn’t really good enough. We want to make the very best we can out of our lives – to achieve all we can achieve and be the best we can be. We want to be Brilliant. This book will give you tools to find out what point you are at now, understand where it is you want to get and develop strategies and powerful methods to get you there. As quickly as possible and as economically as possible with as much fun as possible. The book uses many clear examples and stories to show you how to overcome barriers that hold you back. You’ll learn how to develop a clear vision for a brilliant future and communicate with your friends, family and colleagues at a higher level. top Features All-in-one career advancement AND personal development book. High impact, big promise title that will leap off the shelf, backed with a sound, well thought out and tested personal development programme. Brilliant is a powerful word. (Proven by sales of Brilliant CV and series, and Simply Brilliant) Author is extremely successful trainer of ‘Be Brilliant’ programme. This book will give you tools to find out what point you are at now, understand where it is you want to get to and develop strategies and powerful methods to get you there.

Contents
Brilliant moments will change your life Introduction – Brilliant participation
Chapter 1 Brilliant at work, brilliant in life How to work out what you need to work on in your life. What’s going well and what’s not. What do you want to change and why? This also gives you a method to measure your own personal development.
Chapter 2 The characteristics of brilliant people Why the ability to take positive and massive action, elack of limiting beliefs and thinking differently characterises most people that we think of as brilliant. Illustrated with original and great examples of a range of brilliant individuals.
Chapter 3 From good to brilliant Why good performance gives only average results and how to make the step from good to brilliant. Why a qualitative difference in actions gives quantitative difference in results.
Chapter 4 Brilliant belief systems Working out what your belief systems are and what they are doing for you. How to change them if they are holding you back.
Chapter 5 Brilliant rock busting Eliminating obstacles and developing intuition.
Chapter 6 Brilliant values Knowing what type of person you want to become. Checking if this fits with what you think you want to do/be. The majority of people who are stuck somehow in life are probably trying to do something that doesn’t fit with their values.
Chapter 7 Brilliant communication The most essential area in which you can change your results and your life by changing what you do. Here the good to brilliant shift has the biggest impact. Here’s how to make that shift.
Chapter 8 Brilliant thinking How mental rehearsal can have a huge impact on performance.
Chapter 9 Brilliant goal setting Not a SMART goal in sight. Goal setting that really works for everybody.
Chapter 10 Your brilliant 90-day plan Putting it all into action

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