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Above Life's Turmoil

by James Allen

From the author of As A Man Thinketh. One cannot read James Allen without coming away changed. Let this book show you how to confront the truth of who you are and how you came to be who you are. From there you will be free to become who you wish to be. A man must be true to himself, fearless with himself, before he can perceive the Pure Principles of Truth -James Allen

The Alexander Problem: Successfully Growing Through Adjacency Expansion

by James Allen Chris Zook

International bestseller Profit from the Core was originally published in 2001 and helped many companies find their way back to profitable growth after the Internet bubble burst. Now, the fully updated edition points the way forward in today's economy with new examples and data that demonstrate how companies have met the challenges and opportunities of turbulent times by returning to their core businesses. The stronger your core business is, the more opportunities you have both to move into profitable adjacencies from the core and to lose focus and jeopardize the stability of the core. This chapter describes how to identify adjacent business opportunities, assess the right adjacencies, and avoid some common pitfalls of adjacency expansion. Numerous case studies on companies including Gillette and Hewlett-Packard illustrate how to ensure sustained profitable growth by systematically expanding into logical business adjacencies around a stable core. This chapter was originally published as Chapter 3 of Profit from the Core (Updated Edition): A Return to Growth in Turbulent Times.

All These Things Added

by James Allen

By the author of As A Man Thinketh. In seeking for pleasures here and rewards hereafter men have destroyed (in their hearts) the Temple of Righteousness, and have wandered from the Kingdom of Heaven. By ceasing to seek for earthly pleasures and heavenly rewards, the Temple of Righteousness is restored and the Kingdom of Heaven is found. This truth is for those who are ready to receive it; and this book also is for those whose souls have been prepared for the acceptance of its teaching. --James Allen

As a Man Thinketh

by James Allen

Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Man In the years since its publication in 1902, As a Man Thinketh has set thousands of men on the pathway to personal and financial growth. Now, in this unique rendition of James Allen's masterwork, you, too, can manifest the traits and skills characteristic of those honorable, refined, and successful men. Each of the aphorisms and quotes in this book reveals simple yet revelatory techniques that will empower you to strengthen your character, harness constructive thoughts, and create the life you've always wanted. As Allen himself wrote, As a Man Thinketh "shall create positive results in daily circumstances and actions, regardless of the venue-an agreeable prospect, one must concede!"

As a Man Thinketh

by James Allen

What we believe makes who we are. James Allen explains this and then shows us how to live happier, wealthier, and more fulfilling lives. Join the millions of people have already found the pathway to wealth and fulfillment with this book. "Every man is where he is by the law of his being; the thoughts which he has built into his character have brought him there, and in the arrangement of his life there is no element of chance, but all is the result of a law which cannot err. This is just as true of those who feel 'out of harmony' with their surroundings as for those who are contented with them

As a Man Thinketh

by James Allen

Allen's practical philosophy of successful living has awakened millions to the discovery and perception of the truth that "they themselves are makers of themselves". Building on the Bible verse. "As a man thinketh, so he is", Allen insists that it is within the power of each person to form his own character and create his own happiness. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

As a Man Thinketh

by James Allen

The aphorism, "As a man thinketh in his heart so is he," not only embraces the whole of a man's being, but is so comprehensive as to reach out to every condition and circumstance of his life. A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts. As the plant springs from, and could not be without, the seed, so every act of a man springs from the hidden seeds of thought, and could not have appeared without them. This applies equally to those acts called "spontaneous" and "unpremeditated" as to those, which are deliberately executed. Act is the blossom of thought, and joy and suffering are its fruits; thus does a man garner in the sweet and bitter fruitage of his own husbandry.

As a Man Thinketh: 3 Perspectives

by James Allen Orison Swett Marden

Let this book show you how the way you think affects your daily life. You'll learn how to be happier, wealthier, and lead a fuller life. Millions of people have found the pathway to wealth and fulfillment with As a Man Thinketh. Long before there were the Law of Attraction, The Science of Success, and The Secret there was James Allen's As a Man Thinketh. And included in this volumes are two additional essays by Robert Collier and Orison Swett Marden who add their perspective on the power of positive thinking.

As a Man Thinketh & The Way of Peace

by James Allen

Two seminal works by one of our greatest thinkers. Let this book show you how the way you think affects your daily life. You'll learn how to be happier, wealthier, and lead a fuller life. Millions of people have found the pathway to wealth and fulfillment with these two books; and you can have them both in one binding.

As A Man Does

by James Allen

This little devotional is filled with wisdom, joy, and inspiration. Each day of the month you are guided by a thought for the morning and then your day is closed out with a thought for the evening. James Allen is the author of As a Man Thinketh, considered by many to be the most important self help book ever written.

As A Man Thinketh

by James Allen

The mind guides our footsteps as we progress along the pathway of life.<P> Purity of mind leads inevitably to purity of life, to the precious love and understanding that should control our everyday acts and attitudes towards friends and foes.<P> But where must one look for guidance? How does one achieve purity of mind that alone brings happiness and confidence?<P> The author offers his clear answers in this book As A Man Thinketh. His words have helped millions for more than a century--and they continue to point the true way to a better life for a troubled humanity.<P> "Out of a clean heart comes a clean life and a clean body," James Allen writes. "out of a defiled mind proceeds a defiled life and a corrupt body."<P> Too many mortals strive to improve only their wordly position--and too few seek spiritual betterment. Such is the problem James Allen faced in his own time. The ideas he found in his inner-most heart after great searching guided him as they will guide you.

As We Think, So We Are

by James Allen Ruth L Miller

DREAM LOFTY DREAMS, AND AS YOU DREAM, SO YOU SHALL BECOME. As We Think, So We Are, the fifth book in the Library of Hidden Knowledge, invites readers to explore the pioneering teachings of James Allen, one of the first leaders of the self-help movement. Dr. Ruth Miller offers modern translations of three of Allen's most insightful essays. Using clear, concise language paired with practical applications, Miller creates an accessible way to delve into and explore the fundamental processes that determine how we interact with--and understand--the world. Allen's seminal theories in metaphysics introduced millions in the last century to the Law of Attraction, one of the most transformative paths to fulfillment in the modern age. In As We Think, So We Are, we find Allen's writing to be as important and life changing today as it was a hundred years ago. As Allen put it, "All that we are is the result of what we have thought. It is founded in our thoughts; it is made up of our thoughts."

As You Think

by James Allen

In 1904, a relatively unknown Englishman named James Allen wrote a little book called As a Man Thinketh. The book has become one of the world's greatest self-help books -- "self-empowerment" is a better term -- for it not only reveals to us that the keys to success are within our own minds, it shows us how to use these keys to unlock the greatest fulfillment we can imagine. In this revised edition, author and publisher Marc Allen updates this classic, changing language that has become dated or obsolete, and honing the clarity of the message. He makes As You Think gender inclusive, showing how these principles are truly universal and apply to everyone, regardless of sex, age, race, beliefs, social class, or education. As You Think is a simple yet powerful reminder that "all we achieve and all that we fail to achieve is the direct result of our own thoughts." We are the masters of our destinies.

Byways to Blessedness

by James Allen

Once again James Allen instructs us on how to improve our life and spiritual wellbeing through the power of positive thinking. He teaches us how to see what is in front of us and not rush by it. There are a multitude of opportunities for us all and this book will help make sure you don't miss them. Life is full of beginnings. They are presented every day and every hour to every person. Most beginnings are small, and appear trivial and insignificant, but in reality they are the most important things in life. -James Allen

Desperately Seeking Growth: Focus on Your Core Business to Generate Profitable Growth

by James Allen Chris Zook

International bestseller Profit from the Core was originally published in 2001 and helped many companies find their way back to profitable growth after the Internet bubble burst. Now, the fully updated edition points the way forward in today's economy with new examples and data that demonstrate how companies have met the challenges and opportunities of turbulent times by returning to their core businesses. The most important issue management teams have always faced is how to grow their companies. In a world of turbulent economies and scarce resources, are you wondering where your next wave of profitable growth will come from? This chapter argues that, now more than ever, the key to unlocking hidden sources of growth and profits is to renew focus on your core business. Short case studies of companies like Bausch & Lomb, Amazon, and The Gartner Group demonstrate how some have profited from their core business, even through tough times, while others have strayed too far from the core-to disastrous results. This chapter was originally published as Chapter 1 of Profit from the Core (Updated Edition): A Return to Growth in Turbulent Times.

Eight Pillars of Prosperity

by James Allen

James Allen, the author of As a Man Thinketh, guides us to a greater understanding of how to achieve lasting prosperity. Allen helps us understand the eight pillars that are the foundation of true and lasting success. These pillars are Energy, Economy, Integrity, System, Sympathy, Sincerity, Impartiality, and Self-Reliance. A life changing book.

Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success

by James Allen

In Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success James Allen shows us where to begin if we are to find Happiness and Success. This simple guide will help you find the correct mind-set to begin to change your life for the better. This little book has inspired millions. "It is wise to know what comes first, and what to do first. To begin anything in the middle or at the end is to make a muddle of it." -James Allen

The Founder's Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth

by James Allen Chris Zook

Three Principles for Managing-and Avoiding-the Problems of GrowthWhy is profitable growth so hard to achieve and sustain? Most executives manage their companies as if the solution to that problem lies in the external environment: find an attractive market, formulate the right strategy, win new customers. But when Bain & Company's Chris Zook and James Allen, authors of the bestselling Profit from the Core, researched this question, they found that when companies fail to achieve their growth targets, 90 percent of the time the root causes are internal, not external-increasing distance from the front lines, loss of accountability, proliferating processes and bureaucracy, to name only a few. What's more, companies experience a set of predictable internal crises, at predictable stages, as they grow. Even for healthy companies, these crises, if not managed properly, stifle the ability to grow further-and can actively lead to decline.The key insight from Zook and Allen's research is that managing these choke points requires a "founder's mentality"-behaviors typically embodied by a bold, ambitious founder-to restore speed, focus, and connection to customers: An insurgent's clear mission and purpose An unambiguous owner mindset A relentless obsession with the front lineBased on the authors' decade-long study of companies in more than forty countries, The Founder's Mentality demonstrates the strong relationship between these three traits in companies of all kinds-not just start-ups-and their ability to sustain performance. Through rich analysis and inspiring examples, this book shows how any leader-not only a founder-can instill and leverage a founder's mentality throughout their organization and find lasting, profitable growth.

From Passion to Peace

by James Allen

The Pathway of the Saints and sages, the road of the wise and the pure; the highway along which the Saviors have trod, and which all Saviors to come will also walk-such is the subject of this book; such is the high and holy theme which the author briefly expounds in these pages. --James Allen

From Poverty to Power

by James Allen

A Book for all those who are in search of better conditions, wider freedom, and increased usefulness. - James Allen

Growing from the Core: Developing and Refining Your Growth Strategy

by James Allen Chris Zook

International bestseller Profit from the Core was originally published in 2001 and helped many companies find their way back to profitable growth after the Internet bubble burst. Now, the fully updated edition points the way forward in today's economy with new examples and data that demonstrate how companies have met the challenges and opportunities of turbulent times by returning to their core businesses. In today's unstable business environment, change--in company strategies, structures, and people--is crucial to achieving sustained profitable growth. To master change, managers must pursue it, not resist it. This chapter summarizes the opportunities and risks of seeking to grow the core in a turbulent business environment. It concludes with ten key questions managers should ask about their companies as they embark on growth initiatives. This chapter was originally published as Chapter 5 of Profit from the Core (Updated Edition): A Return to Growth in Turbulent Times.

Growth Outside the Core

by James Allen Chris Zook

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The James Allen Companion

by James Allen

James Allen was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, 'As a Man Thinketh,' has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors. This omnibus edition features 18 of his best-loved works, including 'From Poverty to Power,' 'All These Things Added,' 'As a Man Thinketh,' 'Byways of Blessedness,' 'Out from the Heart,' 'Poems of Peace,' 'The Life Triumphant,' 'Morning and Evening Thoughts,' 'The Mastery of Destiny,' 'Above Life's Turmoil,' 'From Passion to Peace,' 'Eight Pillars of Prosperity,' 'Man: King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance,' 'Light on Life's Difficulties,' 'Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success,' 'Meditations for Every Day in the Year,' 'Men and Systems,' and 'The Shining Gateway.'

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