Summary of Success Is a Journey

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Success Is a Journey book summary


5 Overall

6 Applicability

4 Innovation

5 Style


Jeffrey J. Mayer presents a series of success principles, time management techniques, and networking guidelines for becoming more successful. The book is easy-to-read and targeted to the individual in any type of business. A basic flaw of the book is the lack of originality in both ideas and presentation. Indeed, there are many well-worn platitudes about success and most of the time-management material will sound quite obvious. The workbook-type questions also have a familiar ring. Nonetheless, recommends the book to managers and executives who want to brush up on their time management skills.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What traits successful people share;
  • How to create a master plan to become successful; and
  • How to take responsibility for your time and connect with the right people.

About the Author

Jeffrey J. Mayer is an expert on time management. As a business consultant, Mr. Mayer has helped thousands become more productive on and off the job. His books include: Time Management for Dummies and If You Haven’t Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over? He is the founder of Mayer Enterprises, a consulting firm.



The Basic Principles of Success
There are a number of key principles to become successful. Successful people don’t quit. If they are held back by something, they recover from whatever happened and keep on going. Success depends on having high expectations for success. This way you can ...

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