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21-Day Countdown to Success book summary


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Every "road-to-success" book has some sort of gimmick that sets it apart from the many others in the genre. Chris J. Witting Jr.’s offering is a 21-day exercise regime designed to transform your personality, catapult you up the career ladder and pave over financial potholes. Witting asks readers to devote just a few minutes per day to his program, with each day devoted to a different aspect of getting your life on track. Naturally, that’s a lot of ground to cover. But the inherent drama of the countdown to the end of the three-week cycle does keep your interest, thereby encouraging you to take the exercises seriously. And once you’ve taken that leap, the book does present some intriguing ideas on how to overcome inertia, simplify a cluttered life and harness your existing network of contacts. The instructions are easy to follow and the writing takes a pleasing, matter-of-fact tone. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone interested in personal improvement, especially those who have been left less than fulfilled after falling for other "successful" gimmicks.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to become successful in 21 days;
  • How to eliminate negative thoughts and actions in your life; and
  • How to enlist the help of others to attain your goals.

About the Author

Chris J. Witting Jr. is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and entrepreneur. He hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, Success Journal.



The Countdown
Begin with Day 21, so the countdown effect can work its magic. Countdowns have an intriguing ability to hold your attention (think about watching the clock tick down on New Year’s Eve). At the end of each day of the countdown answer these questions in your journal: 1) What...

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