Awaken the Giant within

date Sep 15, 2008
authors Tony Robbins
reading time 1 min
  • Book Title: Awaken the Giant Within: How to take immediate control of your mental, emotional, physical and financial destiny
  • Author: Anthony Robbins
  • Year written/published: 1991
  • Book Source: Google Books, Library

Some quotations:

  • Man is born to live and not to prepare to live  ~Boris Pasternak
  • I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward ~Thomas Edison 
  • We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it ~Donald Curtis  = When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of 2 characters - one represents danger and the other represents opportunity ~John F. Kennedy 

Some extracts:

5 mastery:

  1. Emotional mastery
  2. physical mastery
  3. relationship mastery
  4. financial mastery
  5. time mastery

3 decisions that control your destiny are:

  1. your decisions about what to focus on
  2. your decisions about what things mean to you
  3. you decisions about what to do to create the results you desire

power of decisions…

  1. Remember the true power of making decisions
  2. Realise the hardest step in achieving anything is making a true commitment - a true decision
  3. make decisions often
  4. learn form your decisions
  5. stay committed to you decision, but flexible in your approach
  6. enjoy making decisions

Questions are answers…

  1. Questions immediately change what we are focusing on and therefore how we feel
  2. Questions change what we delete
  3. Questions change the resources available to us

The problem solving questions…

  1. What is great about this problem
  2. what is not perfect yet?
  3. What am i willing to do to make it the way i want it?
  4. what am i willing to no longer do in order to make it the way i want it?

Change a good word to a great word…

  1. alert - energised
  2. all right - superb
  3. attractive - gorgeous
  4. determined - unstoppable
  5. good - dynamite

7 days to shape your life:

  1. Emotional destiny - only true success
  2. physical destiny: prison of pain or palace of pleasure
  3. relationship destiny
  4. financial destiny
  5. be impeccable
  6. master your time and your life
  7. rest and play