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If Success Is The Game These Are The Rules

Ten Rules for a Fulfilling Career and Life

by Cherie Carter-Scott

If Success Is The Game These Are The Rules
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  • First Published:
    Dec 2000, 224 pages
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    Oct 2001, 224 pages

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Success both drives and confounds people from all walks of life, and this valuable handbook at last reveals the true power and meaning of this goal for us all.

Chérie Carter-Scott learned the rules of success firsthand: she built her management consulting firm to serve hundreds of clients worldwide, including IBM and GTE. Her bestselling books touch hundreds of thousands of readers. And despite a calendar that shuttles her through dozens of time zones annually, she keeps her family close and connected. If Success is a Game, These are the Rules teaches us how to create an equally accomplished life by simply mastering 10 basic truths about self-acceptance and self-motivation.

The third book in her hugely popular series, If Success is a Game, These are the Rules addresses the issues at the heart of a meaningful career and life. From finding your true calling to discovering the riches abundant in day-to-day routines, Chérie Carter-Scott illuminates each breakthrough principle with a collection of heartwarming true stories and life lessons. Success both drives and confounds people from all walks of life, and this valuable handbook at last reveals the true power and meaning of this goal for us all.

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EACH PERSON HAS THEIR OWN DEFINITION OF SUCCESS

There is no universal definition of "success." Everyone has their individual vision of what it means to be fulfilled.

Success is many things. It is both a concept and an experience, a moment as well as an evolution. It is the merging of your aspirations with reality, the weaving of your hopes and dreams with your daily tasks. It is simultaneously tangible and ephemeral, and gives the illusion of being universally quantifiable. Success is externally evaluated yet intrinsically experienced; it is both objective and subjective. The true essence of success, beneath the visible markers and goals, lies in your own personal sense of satisfaction and fulfillment.

What comes to mind for you when you think about "success"?

What are the images you see? What does it feel like in your bones to have succeeded? Do you imagine reaching the apex of your profession? Or do you imagine amassing great wealth? Does it mean seeing your ...

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In another winner from the author of the best selling If Life Is a Game/If Love Is a Game series, Carter-Scott gently expresses her wisdom--even if she doesn't break any new ground in the inspirational field. Careful not to define success as financial prosperity, Carter-Scott eloquently encourages readers to realize their own goals and dreams, not society's vision for them.

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If success is agame these are the rules
This is one of the best books I have read and would recommend it to all young people. It is inspiring and yet practical.

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