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Get Smart

In his Book "Get Smart!" Brian Tracy shows us how we can all learn to use our brains better and make the most of our lives by thinking differently and planning long-term. 


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Shift your perspective

Shift your perspective

  1. Short-term thinking and seeking immediate rewards
  2. Long-term thinking and planning ahead

We should all try to shift our perspective to long-term, goal-oriented thinking.


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Long-term planning

Long-term planning

Ask yourself what life you wish to lead in 5 years and what steps are necessary along the way to get you there. Plan ahead and take the first step toward your goals now.


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Thinking fast and slow

Thinking fast and slow

We tend to make hasty decisions that can end up ruining our careers, our relationships, and our lives. 

Brian Tracy has some tips on how to use slow thinking to our advantage: 

  • Take 72 hours before making an important decision. 
  • Meditate
  • Think without distractions (When was the last time you have not checked your phone every 2 minutes?)


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GOSPA-Model for planning ahead

GOSPA-Model for planning ahead

  • Goals: What result do you want to achieve and when?
  • Objectives: The smaller targets (e.g.: this year)
  • Strategies: How can you meet your objectives?
  • Priorities: What are the actions that are most effective to move you towards your goals?
  • Actions: The everyday work to get you there. 


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Think of the next step and take immediate action. You could set up an automated transfer of 10-15% of your monthly income into a separate savings account, for example, if you want to save for retirement. Once you retire, you will be thankful for it. 


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The power of written goals

The power of written goals

  1. Present tense
  2. Positivity/Gratitude
  3. Make them as personal as possible

For example: I am a healthy non-smoker by December 24th, 2023

Most people do not bother to write down their goals. Be one of the few people that does! It will surely take you far.  


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Major definite purpose in life

Major definite purpose in life

  • From your list of goals select the one you care the most about. 
  • Find 20 things you can do to make this goal a reality. 
  • Tackle the first task right away!


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The Law of Three

The Law of Three

  • Write down all the tasks you have to do for work.
  • If you could only complete 1/2/3 of the things in the list, which would generate the best results?
  • Ask your boss/co-workers if you are unsure.
  • Focus your work day on completing those three things and grow your earning potential l. 


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If I got the chance to do this from the beginning would I?



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Flexible and zero-based thinking

Flexible and zero-based thinking

To quickly react and adapt to the dramatic changes in our world we have to adopt a new way of thinking. 

One way to do this is to apply the quote above to every area of our life and act on the answer you give yourself. 

Be UNFORGIVING in cutting your losses (emotional, financial, or time invested). 


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Think smart (1/2)

Think smart (1/2)

  1. Take chances
  2. Make mistakes
  3. Learn from mistakes
  4. Find creative ways to improve
  5. Start at 1. 


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Think smart (2/2)

Think smart (2/2)

  • Identify the underlying issue of your problem. To do that, break your problem down. 
  • Brainstorm solutions and make a list. 
  • Decide which solution will probably work best and try it. 


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Ever tried.

Ever failed. 

No matter. 

Try again. 

Fail again. 

Fail better. 



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Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.



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Every challenge is nothing more than a chance to make things better. 



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Lifelong Learning


Brian Tracy helped me to shift my perspective and adopt long-term thinking. It has changed my life for the better!

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