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MAXIMUM ACHIEVEMENT - By Brian Tracy



Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock You Hidden Powers to Succeed Chapter 1 - Make Your Life a Masterpiece

  • You can't hit a target you cant see (21)

  • You have to decide exactly what "success" means to you. You have to decide what your life would look like if you made it into a masterpiece. (21)

The Seven Ingredients of Success

  • Create a blueprint, a clear picture of where you are going and what it will look like when you get there.

  1. Peace of Mind

  2. Health and Energy

  3. Loving Relationships - laughter

  4. Financial Freedom

  5. Worthy Goals and Ideals

  6. Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness

  7. Personal Fulfillment - This is a feeling you are becoming everything that you are capable of becoming.

Chapter 2 - The Seven Laws of Mental Mastery

  • Failing to plan is planning to fail (35)

  • You are where you are today because that is where you have chosen to be. (35)

  • If necessity is the mother of invention, then pain seems to be the father of learning. (35)

  1. The Law of Control

  2. The Law of Cause and Effect

  3. The Law of Belief

  4. Whatever you believe, with feeling, becomes your reality. (45 )

  5. The Law of Expectations

  6. Perhaps the kindest thing that you can do for another person is to say, "I believe in you. I know you can do it." (52)

  7. You can create a force field of positive mental energy around you by confidently expecting to gain something from every situation. (52)

  8. "I believe something wonderful is going to happen to me today." (52)

  9. Always expect the best of yourself. (53)

  10. The Law of Attraction (53)

  11. you are a living magnet.

  12. You will tend to meet and become involved with people and situations that are vibrating in harmony with your own dominant thoughts and emotions.

  13. The more emotion you attach to a thought, the greater will be the rate of vibration and the more rapidly you will attract people and situations in harmony with that thought into your life.

  14. As long as you're clear about what you want and the kind of people you want to be associated with, you'll draw them into your life.

  15. Your thoughts are a form of energy that vibrates at a speed determined by the level of emotional intensity accompanying the thought.

  16. Sow a thought and you reap an act;

  17. Sow an act and you reap a habit;

  18. Sow a habit and you reap a character;

  19. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.


  1. The Law of Correspondence (55)

  2. "As within, so without." It says that your outer world is a reflection of your inner world.

  3. Your external world of manifestation corresponds with your internal world of thought and emotion.

  4. Your outer world of health will correspond to your inner attitudes of mind.

  5. My big mistake when I was younger was concentrating on doing rather than on being.

  6. "One must be something to be able to do something." You must change yourself

  7. Emerson wrote, "What you are shouts at me so loudly, I can't hear a word you're saying."

  8. "The greatest revolution of my life is the discovery that individuals can change the outer aspects of their lives by changing the inner attitudes of their minds."


  1. The Law of Mental Equivalency (56)

  2. thoughts objectify themselves

  3. thoughts are things

  4. first you have them, then they have you

  5. You eventually become what you think about.