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Live Fully Now

Live Fully Now

This point urges us to stop postponing our happiness and fulfillment until some future date, and instead to embrace the present moment as the best time to live our biggest lives. It reminds us that we have the power to choose how we show up each day, and that we can align our actions with our highest values and vision. It also challenges us to take more risks, be more authentic, and be more loving, as these are the things that most people regret not doing when they face their mortality.


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What Makes an Elite Performer

What Makes an Elite Performer

This point outlines some of the key characteristics and habits of elite performers, who are people who excel in their personal and professional domains. Some of these traits include playing victor versus victim, focusing on the worthy, living their truth, building human connections, adding outrageous value, and being devoted to excellence. It also offers a process that can help anyone become truly excellent in what they do.


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Work as a Planet-Class Performance

Work as a Planet-Class Performance

The author believes that elite performers play victor versus victim. He also suggests that elite performers spend more time thinking, get into balance, take calculated risks, be more loving, and be different. In addition, he provides six ways to achieve personal greatness, including writing out a 20-year plan for your professional and personal life, spending more time thinking, getting into balance, taking calculated risks, being more loving, and being different. Finally, he emphasizes the value of your reputation and how to guard it as one of your most cherished assets.


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The Steve Jobs Question

The Steve Jobs Question is a phrase that refers to the question Steve Jobs asked himself every day: "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to be doing what you’re doing?" Jobs believed that asking this question helped him stay focused on what was important and avoid wasting time on things that didn’t matter. Jobs was known for his relentless pursuit of excellence and his ability to inspire others to do their best work. He was a visionary leader who transformed the technology industry and left a lasting legacy.


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Small Daily Acts of Greatness

Small Daily Acts of Greatness

The author emphasizes the importance of taking small, consistent actions every day to achieve success. He also encourages readers to think deeply about what they want their lives to represent and to be more loving, authentic, and creative. The book is a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve their life and achieve their full potential.


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Destiny and Leadership

Destiny and Leadership

Robin Sharma asserts that everyone has a purpose and mission in life. He encourages individuals to discover their destiny by understanding themselves deeply and listening to their heart and soul. Once this destiny is found, it should be lived fully and authentically, serving others and making a positive impact. Sharma emphasizes that living one’s destiny is the best way to honor oneself and avoid regret. He believes that destiny and leadership are interconnected, and by living one’s destiny, one can inspire others to greatness.


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Authentic leadership is all about being the person you know in your heart you have always been destined to be.



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The Power of Your Associations

The Power of Your Associations

Robin Sharma suggests that your success is influenced by your associations. Spending time with exceptional people can positively impact your mindset and performance. Wealth and leadership extend beyond just making money. Sharma identifies eight elements of true success: inner wealth, physical wealth, family and social wealth, career wealth, economic wealth, circle of genius, and adventure success. By focusing on these, you can achieve personal greatness and become an elite performer.


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How to Live a Big Life

How to Live a Big Life

The author suggests five philosophies that will help the reader live a big life, such as recording a definite chief aim statement, creating a dream team, creating success structures, taking big action, and paying attention to their associations.

The author explains that these philosophies will help the reader to follow their bliss, to create the experience of life they want, to awaken their potential, and to close the gap between who they are and who they are meant to be.


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The Value of Microadventures

The Value of Microadventures

“Microadventures” is about rediscovering joy in simple activities from our childhood. It could be skipping stones, making snow angels, or just being playful. Engaging in these activities can bring happiness and fulfillment. This concept encourages us to live fully each day, contributing to a great life.


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The 11 Rules for a Deeply Rewarding Life

The 11 Rules for a Deeply Rewarding Life

The "11 Rules for a Deeply Rewarding Life" essentially guide us towards a fulfilling life. They emphasize the importance of valuing relationships over possessions, being authentic, learning from failures, showing kindness, taking risks, continual learning, building deep relationships, exceeding expectations, and aiming for excellence. The core idea is to live each day fully, contributing to a great life.


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How to Be a Life-Long Learner

How to Be a Life-Long Learner

This idea emphasizes the importance of continuous learning. It suggests carrying a book everywhere, taking a speed-reading course, and reading a book a day. It also highlights that all answers to any questions are in print, and we become the books we read. The section encourages us to read more, learn more, and be aware of our associations. It concludes by stating that as we learn more, we can do more, and as we know better, we can choose better.


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A Balanced Model for Success

A Balanced Model for Success

This iead emphasizes the importance of balance in achieving success. It suggests that striving too much is akin to trying to control your destiny and force outcomes. On the other hand, merely stating your intentions without taking action can lead to spiritual apathy. The key to real success lies in being both practical and spiritual. It involves declaring your intentions, clarifying your vision, taking action, and then accepting that even if things don't go as planned, all is for the best. This approach promotes a sense of coherence and trust in life's unfolding process.


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Why Keep a Journal

Why Keep a Journal

The section "Why Keep a Journal" emphasizes the importance of journaling as a tool for personal discovery and elite performance. It suggests that journaling allows you to process unfelt emotions, record your dreams, deepen your understanding, and strengthen your commitment. It also mentions that writing in a journal helps you learn from life, making you wiser each day. The act of writing deepens your resolve to make good things happen in your life. This simple act allows you to be more proactive rather than reactive in your daily life.


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Ambidextrous Leadership

Ambidextrous Leadership

"Ambidextrous Leadership" emphasizes the importance of balance in achieving success. It suggests that striving too much is akin to trying to control your destiny and force outcomes. On the other hand, merely stating your intentions without taking action can lead to spiritual apathy. The key to real success lies in being both practical and spiritual. It involves declaring your intentions, clarifying your vision, taking action, and then accepting that even if things don't go as planned, all is for the best. This approach promotes a sense of coherence and trust in life's unfolding process.


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A learner who loves to share wisdom on personal growth, happiness, and success on Deepstash. Topics include motivation, habits, goals, and mindset. Believes that everyone can achieve their dreams with the right attitude and action.


"The Mastery Manual" by Robin Sharma is a comprehensive guide to personal and professional greatness, offering 36 modules that encompass leadership lessons, inspirational quotes, reflective journaling questions, and practical application strategies, covering a wide range of topics from living fully and finding your destiny, to mastering your craft and leaving a lasting legacy. The book's ultimate goal is to help readers unlock their potential, excel in their field, and make a positive impact on the world.

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