Have you ever wondered why we spend so much time and energy thinking about the big challenges in our lives when all the evidence proves it’s actually the little things that change everything? That’s right… Absolutely everything.
New York Times bestselling author Andy Andrews is known for his strong storytelling and unequaled perspective on principles that empower the human mind and spirit. The Little Things embodies his own approach to life and work, detailing for the first time some of the exclusive material that he uses to teach and coach some of the most successful corporations, teams, and individuals around the world. In his unique humorous style, Andy shows how people succeed by actually going against the modern adage, “don’t sweat the small stuff”. By contrast, Andy proves that it is in concentrating on the smaller things that we add value and margin.
“In a world where so many feel powerless, wouldn’t it be great to feel in control? Then know this. Perspective can be more important than basic answers.
“I am more passionate than ever about my search to notice that one thing . . . that one tiny thing that, when understood and harnessed, allows us to create a life of extraordinary purpose and powerful results. It’s less about drive and will power than it is about understanding certain principles and why they work . . . every time.
Andrews provides common-sense perspective and a game plan for meeting various challenges, such as:
Managing life in a society that seems to be constantly offended by something or someoneCreating change that is permanent and not short termDramatically increasing results by harnessing the fraction of margin between second place and firstUnderstanding our spiritual connection with God and how that affects planning and outcomeIdentifying the very moment when asking the question why? multiplies the success of an endeavorRecognizing the smallest details that ensure the greatest success
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Review of The Little Things
Just finished this book. Need to rethink a whole lot of my life. My Wife recently passed. After 61+ years I could not come up with a good reason to want to go on. She was my reason and purpose for being. Who was I with out her?
This Little Book has given me cause to reconsider. To reconnect to my life again. Thank you
Andy does it again
This is a must read, for anyone who wants better than good. This book needs to be shared. It needs to be read, by everyone. The concepts are not hard, but we get so busy with life, that we let them slip through our fingers. Stop and notice. Take action and read this book. You will be better for it. Read it to your children. Have your older children read it. Make it assigned reading for everyone at your work. Test the concepts and see how it makes your life not just better but Great.
The good things in life are the mortal enemy of the great things in life.