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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:127
  • eBook ISBN:9781618422606

Beyond Illusions

The Magic of Positive Perception

by Brad Barton

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Overview
Enhance the quality of your life immediately through the amazing power of positive perception. Gain a bold new vocabulary about tough situations – and retain your leadership power when everyone around you is losing theirs. Are you ready for mind altering, paradigm shifting language that reframes personal and business disasters so you and everyone else profits from them? Can you handle the personal and professional power you will gain? Beyond Illusions will entertain you with wonderful, funny, and moving stories. You will also find it deeply profound. Paradigm shifting? This book will shift your paradigms into fifth gear! • Learn the magic words that transform “bad” situations into good ones. • Enhance your communication and connection with others. • Transform difficult people into loyal supporters. • Develop a powerful new mental vocabulary. • Empower those around you to take initiative. • Fundamentally shift the way you deal with challenges. • Benefit from loss and change and other unpleasant surprises. Exciting, entertaining, insightful; a fast read that will transform you, your family, and your business team - - - forever!
Description
Enhance the quality of your life immediately through the amazing power of positive perception. Gain a bold new vocabulary about tough situations – and retain your leadership power when everyone around you is losing theirs. Are you ready for mind altering, paradigm shifting language that reframes personal and business disasters so you and everyone else profits from them? Can you handle the personal and professional power you will gain? Beyond Illusions will entertain you with wonderful, funny, and moving stories. You will also find it deeply profound. Paradigm shifting? This book will shift your paradigms into fifth gear! • Learn the magic words that transform “bad” situations into good ones. • Enhance your communication and connection with others. • Transform difficult people into loyal supporters. • Develop a powerful new mental vocabulary. • Empower those around you to take initiative. • Fundamentally shift the way you deal with challenges. • Benefit from loss and change and other unpleasant surprises. Exciting, entertaining, insightful; a fast read that will transform you, your family, and your business team - - - forever! "Coach’s heavy white Greek eyebrows drew together like thunder-clouds and lightning flashed from his dark eyes. I wondered if the high school cheerleaders would cry at my graveside…" (Chapter 7) "A gift of being human is that we are not only aware, but we are aware that we are aware. We can therefore challenge our own perceptions…" (Chapter 4) "The old African took time to read to me, filled my thoughts with beauty and promise and, more than anything else, bless me every week of every summer of my young life by telling me that I was ‘marked for good’…" (Chapter 2) "Sitting there in his wheelchair, Vance set me straight. ‘Brad’, he said thoughtfully, ‘I shudder to think what my life would be like if I hadn't broken my back’…" (Chapter 4) "Under the circumstances, my chances look bleak, but Coach Hislop had trained me to look beyond the illusion of mere circumstance and into a place of conviction and power…" (Chapter 8) "I wish I could tell you that I looked him in the eye and said, ‘You're gonna be fine. You'll see. You've got magic!’ But I couldn't – because I didn't believe it myself. All I could do was hold my little brothers paralyzed hand, wipe the tears running into his ears, and weep with him…" (Chapter 6) "Having someone believe in me did not make my path easy. It made it possible…" (Chapter 7) Brad Barton is an honors graduate, an NCAA All-American and eight 1992 US Olympic trials qualifier. His develop substance abuse and violence prevention programs that have been recognized by the governor of Utah. He is a member of the national speakers Association and of the international brotherhood of magicians.
About the author
Looking for someone to magically engage, instruct, and inspire your corporate team or association? Brad Barton, CSP, does the trick. What if everyone in your organization realized that every problem – no matter how apparently disastrous – is the very opportunity for growth and profit you seek? Brad reveals common misperceptions that create the illusion of disaster – where there is none! This nationally recognized Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), designs a keynote just for you – with fresh perception, practical tools, and inspirational magic. For the past decade he has been inspiring the likes of Kimberly Clark, State Farm, Kroger, Mayo Clinic, Department of Defense, NASA and even the IRS. Brad is Past President of the Mountain West Chapter of the National Speakers Association and is an award-winning member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He authored the book Beyond Illusions, (Executive Books, 2007), inviting readers to look beyond their illusions with the power of positive perception and find the real magic that is in us. To date, the book has sold over 25,000 copies. This NCAA All-American athlete was ranked internationally in the 3000 m Steeplechase and named Weber State University Athlete of the Year. He was a US Olympic trials qualifier and an NCAA Academic All-American. He resides in Ogden, Utah with his wife of 21 years and their six children. Brad can float a card in mid-air, rip a newspaper to shreds and put it back together with his bare hands… …but his best trick is revealing our power to move through our illusions by recognizing them for what they are – and create real magic!
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