Believe You Can: The Power of a Positive Attitude

Believe You Can: The Power of a Positive Attitude

by John Mason

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Overview

You were created to live a unique and unlimited life. No one else is you, and no one else could be you. So what holds you back from being all that God meant you to be? It's buying into the lie that you can't, won't, or shouldn't achieve your dreams.

Believe You Can calls you to embrace a positive attitude so that you can reach your potential. Every page is filled with encouraging, challenging, and motivating nuggets of truth that show you that success in life is not an accident—but it's not just dumb luck either. Ready to achieve positive results in your life? Believe you can!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800739096
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/17/2020
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 499,789
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

John Mason is a national bestselling author, noted speaker, and executive author coach. He is the founder and president of Insight International, an organization dedicated to helping people reach their God-given dreams and fulfill their destinies. He's authored twenty-eight books, including Believe You Can, An Enemy Called Average, You're Born an Original—Don't Die a Copy, and Know Your Limits—Then Ignore Them. His books have sold over two million copies and are translated into thirty-eight languages throughout the world. John's books are widely known as a source of godly wisdom, genuine motivation, and practical principles. Known for his quick wit, powerful thoughts, and insightful ideas, he's a popular speaker across the United States and around the world.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

If You're Not You, Then Who Are You Going to Be? 11

Alibis Lie 14

Don't Build a Case against Yourself 17

Enthusiasm Takes You Where Talent Alone Can't 20

Thomas Edison Was Afraid of the Dark 23

Honesty Is Still the Best Policy 26

Persistence Prevails When All Else Fails 29

Destiny Draws 32

You Can Only Live Today 34

Be a Little Kinder Than You Have to Be 37

A Parking Meter Reminds Us That We Lose Money Standing Still 40

Do Something 43

Don't Stop Faster Than You Start 46

You Can't Stop a Pig from Wallowing in the Mud 50

People Don't Fail So Much As Give Up Easily 54

You Have the Potential and Opportunity for Success 57

You Grow to the Extent That You Give Out 60

Change Is Here to Stay 64

Your Words Reflect What You Believe about Your Future 67

The Person Who Expects Nothing Will Never Be Disappointed 70

When You Stretch the Truth, It Always Snaps Back to Hurt You 73

Don't Let Regrets Replace Your Dreams 76

Become an Authority on Something 79

Spend Your Time and Energy Creating, Not Criticizing 82

Momentum Doesn't Just Happen 85

Begin Somewhere 88

Dare to Reach beyond Yourself 90

Strong Convictions Precede Great Actions 93

The Reward for Conformity Was That Everyone Liked You Except Yourself 96

"I Used to Be Indecisive, but Now I'm Not Sure" 99

When You Fall, Pick Something Up 102

Be the First to Forgive 105

People Who Take Risks Are the People You'll Lose Against 108

It Is More Blessed to Give… Than Anything 110

Comparison Doesn't Prove a Thing 114

Invest in Others 116

Time Flies, So Grab It 122

If You Wait, It Will Probably Be Too Late 124

Excellence Is Never a Surprise 128

Opportunities Hide behind Obstacles 132

Invent or Improve 136

Criticism Is a Compliment When You're Doing the Right Thing 138

Envy Grabs at Others and Steals from Itself 141

Real Winners Keep on Winning 144

Enthusiasm Is an Inside Job 146

Fear Is Faith in Reverse 149

Go Out on a Limb-That's Where the Fruit Is 152

Passion Is Powerful 156

There Is Simply More to Life Than Increasing Its Speed 160

Opportunities Are Everywhere You Are 163

Forgive Them-It's the Last Thing Your Enemies Want You to Do 166

Are You Trying to Go Somewhere in Neutral? 168

I Dare You to Live by Faith 172

To Compare Is Never Fair 174

Knowledge Doesn't Speak Loudly 178

What Force Is More Potent Than Love? 181

Be Like a Teflon Pan: Don't Let Things Stick to You 183

When God Is Number One, Everything Else Adds Up 185

Sometimes the More You Do, the Less You Get Done 190

You Can Succeed Best and Quickest by Helping Others Succeed 193

Position Yourself to Receive, Not Resist 196

God Rejoices over You 199

Every Successful Person Is Being Helped by Someone Else 202

Faith Is Like a Toothbrush: Use It Daily but Don't Use Someone Else's 205

At the End of Life, No One Says He Wishes He'd Spent More Time at the Office 207

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