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Discover Your Sweet Spot: The 7 Steps to Create a Life of Success and Significance [Kindle Edition]

Scott M. Fay , John C. Maxwell
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Book Description

To create an effective space, landscapers must design, build, and maintain that space. To create an effective life, we must design, build, and maintain that space too. Discover Your Sweet Spot equips you to create the life you want. Using a landscaping metaphor and written in a conversational tone, author Scott Fay reveals seven proven steps that enabled him to achieve a unique blend of personal and professional success.


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Book Description

To create an effective space, landscapers must design, build, and maintain that space. Similarly, to create an effective life, people must design, build, and maintain that space too. Discover Your Sweet Spot reveals seven proven steps to creating a productive and profitable life, defined by a lasting legacy. Utilizing personal experiences and noteworthy examples, this entertaining and educational journey will equip readers to create the life they want.

About the Author

Scott Fay is a student, practitioner, and teacher of leadership and business practices. His content is hewn from the experience of acquiring more than a dozen failing landscape businesses and rolling them into two industry-leading organizations, building a commercial real estate portfolio, and partnering with the John C. Maxwell Certification Program. As the Vice President of the John Maxwell Team, Scott Fay is a speaker, trainer, and author committed to growing himself and the people around him. Scott is passionate about creating effective leadership environments.

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  • File Size: 1083 KB
  • Print Length: 150 pages
  • Publisher: Morgan James Publishing (October 1, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00F2KZ95O
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #577,753 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Are You Due For A Little Maintenance? November 25, 2013
Format:Paperback
For more than two years Scott Fay has been my coach, mentor, and most importantly, my friend. When I was trying to separate who I was from what I did, and come up with a plan for the rest of my life, Scott believed in me and pushed me in the right direction. The 7 steps included in this book were instrumental in me finding my sweet spot. A very successful businessman in the Landscaping business, Scott parallels the ideas of DESIGN, BUILD and MAINTAIN into whatever environment we find ourselves.

PHASE 1: DESIGN YOUR LEADERSHIP ENVIRONMENT

STEP 1 - Discover Your Sweet Spot - Design with the End in Mind
• Purpose is who you are designed to be.
• Passion is what you love to do.
• Plan is the strategic convergence of being and doing.
As Scott puts it; "Living and working from our Sweet Spot results from intentional design, not accidental disorder." I love that! Are you living by design or disorder?

STEP 2 - Sweat the Small Stuff - The Devils are in the Design
This is a great step. Scott describes the importance of ALL the details, especially the small ones because they really represent the minor adjustments that can make a major difference.
These "Design Devils" come in many different forms and again pulling from his years in the landscape business Scott gives us the infamous five that seem to show up the most often. He creates great parallels on poor drainage, context confusion, high traffic, aesthetic misfit and the short-sighted plan.

PHASE 2: BUILD YOUR LEADERSHIP ENVIRONMENT

STEP 3 - Tear Out, Then Build Up
Pulling from his landscape background again, Scott creates a picture of pulling weeds when entering the building phase.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Now Discovering my Sweet Spot November 27, 2013
Format:Paperback
Scott Fay has been one of my mentors for over 3 years. This book has taken his teachings, his mentoring and his guidance and placed it into a very simple framework for me to follow. I was honored to receive an advanced copy, and read it in its entirety on the plane home. I started to put the principles into action as soon I could and now it has made a huge difference not only in my business but my life! I am now erring in on my sweet spot!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
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I recently had the privilege of listening to Scott Fay tell his story. Despite his repeated declaration that he was “just a landscaper,” his words revealed that he was a lot, lot more. The awareness, passion, performance and perseverance he has displayed in his life is truly inspiring. Living those qualities made him a successful business owner, a leadership coach, a mentor and are now embodied in the life principles he offers in Discover Your Sweet Spot. If you need a practical, life-proven method for creating and living a life of success and significance you need to read this book. Thank you Scott for being more than “just a landscaper!”
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
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For the past 3 years Scott has been a mentor and teacher to me, and you now have the opportunity to learn the key principles he teaches in his easy to read book. He explains the steps to creating a life of success and significance, which is easy to understand and provides a simple process in which he uses his very own "life stories" with wonderful examples that come from being in the landscape biz.... and these are stories we can all relate to! I also enjoy how he colors it with humor along the way which provides a journey of discovery to create a clearly defined strategy for finding your passion, purpose and plan, sprinkled with many smiles. Enjoy and be sure to share with your friends and family!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You Had Me at Grape Bubble Gum January 4, 2014
By Brenda
Format:Paperback
Darren Hardy says it well: "I only read and endorse books by people who are the living proof of their message." There are people who write books because they've read books, and there are people who write books because they've worked, pushed, and forged a path to success that others want to learn. Scott Fay is the latter. When he says you can apply his principles to build a successful business, it is because he has done it. When he says you can find your sweet spot and live a life of fulfilling purpose, it is because he is doing it. In his stories and illustrations, you can see and feel and taste the elements of his success in such a tangible way that you begin to sense your own ability to succeed as well. You experience this from the very first sentence, "Grape bubble gum changed my life." And as he relates the story of going from being a highly successful business owner to pulling weeds with tears trailing through the dust on his face, you may be wiping tears from your own eyes as well. You cheer as he comes back to be CEO of that very business. And you learn very vividly the importance of staying in your sweet spot. It is real, relatable, and provides solid principles and methods on which to build a successful business and fulfilling life.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The book that could change your life, if you let it. December 31, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
In his writings Scott Fay does an excellent job of distilling the secret to success. This should be on anyone's bookshelf, but first in their hands. His practicality towards life really comes through. .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Motivating & Simply Powerful December 11, 2013
Format:Paperback
This book is a "Must Read"! Easy to understand, practical, & life-proven method for a life of success and significance. I was so energized by this book that I immediately got 15 more to give as gifts to my clients and staff. I found my "Sweet Spot", don't you want to find yours?????
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5.0 out of 5 stars Truly a Game Changing Book For Those Serious Creating a Life of...
I would highly recommend this book to anybody serious about taking their live and business to a whole new level! Read more
Published 7 months ago by Peter Voogd
5.0 out of 5 stars great book
A must for all contractors and anyone that wants to grow themselves and there business to the next level.

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Published 9 months ago by Donald E Derry Jr.
3.0 out of 5 stars A different take on following your passion
Nice read, and good information. Like is association to the landscaping. Ideally there would be more clearly defined action steps, with varied examples.
Published 9 months ago by George
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book on leadership and growth!
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and had a hard time putting it down. Tons of practical relevant information for taking your life and business to the next level!
Published 12 months ago by The Cowboy
3.0 out of 5 stars Just fine
Little application, just a good story. Did not help with fostering a clear template for success other than persistence,connections, and timing.
Published 12 months ago by Wade Clement
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Recommend.
Scott really provides help for you to move your business forward. This is not theory. Scott has done and keeps doing what he has written.
Published 14 months ago by Danny Glover
5.0 out of 5 stars Practical Nuggets from a Man who Passionately Lives In His Sweet Spot.
Mentored by Scott for 3 years and watched many lives transform as Scott's golden nuggets are applied to life. A must read for anyone wanting to be more so they can give more.
Published 14 months ago by LeadersRreaders
5.0 out of 5 stars Great source of inspiration
This book is a great source of inspiration and will equip you to go after your dream... your sweet spot!
Published 14 months ago by Renee legault
5.0 out of 5 stars Genuine and encouraging
I purchased this book at an event where Scott Fay was speaking. He is a gifted speaker and writer but what I found most helpful to me is that he is genuine and real! Read more
Published 14 months ago by Stephanie
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Guide to Self Discovery
As a professional counselor, I often have clients who are making transitions in their lives - whether it is from active duty military into the civilian world, as a stay at home mom... Read more
Published 14 months ago by Rebecca Townsend
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Scott M. Fay is a student, practitioner, and teacher of leadership and business practices. His content is hewn from the experience of acquiring more than a dozen failing landscape businesses and rolling them into two industry-leading, award-winning organizations. Besides speaking and training internationally, Scott serves as Executive Vice President of the John Maxwell Team.


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