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thinking big- book report


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thinking big- book report

  1. 1. THE MAGIC OF THINKING BIG - David J. Schwartz Richa Arora Leadership- 5 th May, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>How to Use the </li></ul><ul><li>MAGIC OF THINKING </li></ul><ul><li>In your life. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use the Magic of Thinking BIG , when…. <ul><li>You have the Failure disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Feel Defeated. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I haven’t got what it takes ” </li></ul><ul><li>feeling. </li></ul><ul><li>You think your progress is slowed down. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 5. About the Author… <ul><li>David Joseph Schwartz was a professor at Georgia State University. </li></ul><ul><li>He was also President of Creative Educational Services, a consulting firm in leadership development. </li></ul><ul><li>He was considered as an American Authority on Motivation & Leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The thinking that guides your intelligence is much </li></ul><ul><li>more important than how much intelligence you </li></ul><ul><li>may have.” </li></ul>
  5. 6. You will succeed...if you believe so !! <ul><li>Belief works this way… </li></ul><ul><li>Belief the “ I’m positive- I can” attitude, generates power, skills & energy needed to do so. This belief develops “ the how-to-do-it” </li></ul><ul><li>Disbelief leads the mind to attract reasons to support it. Doubt, disbelief leads to failure. </li></ul><ul><li>Think Success. </li></ul><ul><li>THINK DOUBT FAIL </li></ul><ul><li>THINK VICTORY SUCCEED </li></ul>
  6. 7. Remind yourself regularly… <ul><li>You are better than you think you are. </li></ul><ul><li>Success isn’t based on Luck. </li></ul><ul><li>Successful people are ordinary people who belief in themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER SELL YOURSELF SHORT </li></ul><ul><li>Think BIG goals and win BIG success. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Believe it can be done. When you believe something can </li></ul><ul><li>be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to </li></ul><ul><li>do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution. &quot; </li></ul>
  7. 8. REMEMBER : Hesitation only enlarges & magnifies fear . Cure your fear….
  8. 9. How to Think BIG Use.. <ul><li>favorable words to describe others. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive language to encourage others. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice adding value to people </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch your vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus your attention on big objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Monopolize the listening part. </li></ul><ul><li>Never discourage one who makes </li></ul><ul><li>progress, no matter how slow. </li></ul><ul><li>AUTHORITY IS A POOR SUBSTITUTE FOR LEADERSHIP </li></ul>People & relationship orientation
  9. 10. <ul><li>Self- depreciation is a Murder Weapon… STAY AWAY </li></ul>
  10. 11. How to Think like a Leader? <ul><li>Take setbacks as lessons & learn from them. </li></ul><ul><li>Blend persistence with experimentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Trade minds with people you want to influence. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the approach “ Being Human” </li></ul><ul><li>GROW BIG BY THINKING BIG </li></ul>
  11. 12. Good Leaders.. Team-oriented Teamwork through empathy Listen , take opinions & communicate Practice self development Concentrate on people development A Leader is someone who believes in you, and gets you to believe in yourself .
  12. 13. Leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination. ORDINARY GREATNESS
  13. 14. Do everybody has the tendency to be great? <ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>Why people do not see it then? </li></ul><ul><li>If greatness is in a place we do not expect it, we do not see it. </li></ul><ul><li>Latent Greatness or Leadership </li></ul>Ordinary Greatness: It’s Where You Least Expect It….Everywhere By- Brian Jones
  14. 15. When you develop an employee, you not only create a star achiever capable of greatness; you build the organization’s bench strength as well.
  15. 16. My analysis <ul><li>Like </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational </li></ul><ul><li>Real life examples </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to work on your weak points. </li></ul><ul><li>Charged with optimism. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps you focus towards your goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Dislike </li></ul><ul><li>Just another motivational book. </li></ul><ul><li>Not much about the task aspect of Leadership style. </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to feel motivated all the time. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Lessons <ul><li>Focus on big things, leaving triviality out of the picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to see things for their </li></ul><ul><li>potential and not just what </li></ul><ul><li>they are today. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe that your job is an important one. &quot;That next promotion depends mostly on how you think toward your present job.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on the things you're good at. </li></ul>
  17. 18. “ Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.” - Harold S. Geneen
  18. 19. THANK YOU