Summary and Application Of The Book: The Magic Of Thinking Big
Success is more than just intellect. You can train it.
You are tremendously mistaken if you still think that a high IQ will lead you to be more successful in life.
Think about one of the smartest people in your class when you were a child. Most likely, they have good positions, but most likely, someone has succeeded in the professional world and even in the investment world because they have a higher emotional intelligence than the rest.
In the book "The Magic Of Thinking Big" he gives us a series of tricks and real applications of what we can do with the right mindset.
To be a more effective leader, put these four leadership principles to work:
Exchange ideas with the people you want to influence. If you see things through their eyes, it is easy for others to do what you want them to do. Ask yourself this question before you act, "What would I think of this if I changed my place with other people?"
Apply the "Be Human" rule in your dealings with people. Ask yourself, "What are the humane means of doing this?". In whatever you do, show that you put others first. Give people no other treatment than what you would wish to receive. You will be rewarded.
Think progress, believe the progress, and drive progress. Think about improvement in everything you do. Use high benchmarks for everything you do. After a period of time, subordinates tend to become identical copies of their boss. Be sure that the original copy is worth duplicating. Make this a personal resolution: "At home, at work, in community life, if there is progress, I am in it".
Take time to confer with yourself and connect your supreme power of thinking. Directed solitude pays off. Use it to unleash your creative power. Use it to find solutions to your personal and business problems. So, spend some time alone every day exclusively for thinking. Use the thinking technique that great leaders use—conference with yourself.