“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.” – James Allen
Part of the Buffini & Company 5 Circle Fit Challenge is reading “As a Man Thinketh,” by James Allen, a book that has had a profound impact on Brian’s thinking and habits. In this episode, Brian goes through the book chapter by chapter, reflecting on quotes he holds on to, explaining how its teachings have helped and challenged him and outlining how the same principles of success and personal growth and development contained in this 1903 thought classic still hold true today.
Join the 5 Circle Fit Challenge today and start reading your free e-copy of “As a Man Thinketh.”
YOU WILL LEARN:
- Why character is central to personal growth and development.
- Why a definite, major purpose is vital to success.
- Why you must sacrifice if you want to achieve.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Episode 200, As a Man Thinketh
Episode 166, Discipline Equals Freedom with Jocko Willink
“How to Win Friends and Influence People,” by Dale Carnegie
“Think and Grow Rich,” by Napoleon Hill
Episode 061, The Strangest Secret – by Earl Nightingale
“The Energy Bus,” by Jon Gordon
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“A man is literally what he thinks; his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.” – James Allen
“Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.” – James Allen
“We are in control of our thought life.” – Brian Buffini
“We are in charge of what we watch and listen to. We are in charge of what we connect to, what we hold on to and what we let go.” – Brian Buffini
“The body is the servant of the mind.” – James Allen
“Until thought is linked with purpose, there is no intelligent accomplishment.” – James Allen
“He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.” – James Allen
“Dream lofty dreams and, as you dream, so shall you become.” – James Allen
“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good.” – James Allen