"I always say that personal finance is only 20% head knowledge and 80% behavior. Behavior change is hard, because it requires something a lot of people are missing these days: self-discipline. If you want to make a change in your money, business, or relationships, do not miss Take the Stairs. It gives you the tools you need to take control of the only person holding you back: yourself."
—Dave Ramsey, host of The Dave Ramsey Show and bestselling author of The Total Money Makeover
"This book won't let you off easy-and that's why it's great. Rory Vaden gives readers what they need to get focused and tackle problems head on- and win."
—Keith Ferrazzi, bestselling author of Never Eat Alone
"This book shows how to develop the courage, character, and determination to succeed in anything you attempt. It can change your life!"
—Brian Tracy, New York Times bestselling author of Eat That Frog
"Take the Stairs
is a compelling and challenging call for all of us to accomplish greatness. It not only shows you how to make self- discipline more sustainable, it will reignite your passion to achieve."
—Andy Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of The Traveler's Gift
"A gem of a book that will inspire you to do the little extra things that make a huge difference. Buy it!"
—Chester Elton, bestselling co-author of The Orange Revolution
"If there is one book to read this year, this might be it. It's at the core of everything. Brilliant. Significant. Necessary."
—Roxanne Emmerich, bestselling author of Thank God It's Monday!
"Motivating yourself is a key to success in all of life. Read this book and your fighting spirit will come alive!"
—Mac Anderson, Founder of Simple Truths and former owner of Successories
"Don't be fooled. There is no escalator to the top. This book will tell you the truth about what it really takes to become a massive success in every area of your life-if you choose to Take the Stairs
—Darren Hardy, publisher of Success
magazine and bestselling author of The Compound Effect
"The easy way is never the excellent way. For get rich quick or wish upon a star, go elsewhere. For an agenda for excellence, read this book. Rory gets it."—
Mark Sanborn, bestselling author of The Fred Factor
and You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader
"This isn't a book of cheerleading and motivational platitudes. This is the book that can change your life. I highly recommend it to anyone who is looking to take quality of work and life to a higher level."
—Joe Calloway, bestselling author of Becoming a Category of One
"Do you have a career worth loving? Rory Vaden will give you the ideas, insight, and inspiration to create a career worthy of your greatest potential."
—Sally Hogshead, author of Fascinate
and founder of HowToFascinate.com
"Rory's Take the Stairs
book is an encouraging message of hope and truth that can really help you improve your life. Read it as soon as possible!"
—Tom Ziglar, CEO of Ziglar Inc. and proud son of Zig Ziglar
"Pure and simple, this should be the only book on the shelf in this category-because it's the only proven way to achieve authentic, sustainable success. Buy this book and heed this message!"
—David Avrin, author of It's Not Who You Know - It's Who Knows YOU!
"Take the Stairs
identifies the specific strategies that will help you get past procrastination and fear to accomplish anything you desire."
"You can't spend 30 seconds around Rory without getting inspired to change your life. You're about to spend a few hours with him. Get ready."
—Jon Acuff, bestselling author of Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day
About the Author
Rory Vaden is a Self-Discipline Strategist who relates profound truths coupled with humorous anecdotes that empowers professionals to conquer their fears and take immediate action in all aspects of their lives.
As an author, and business motivational speaker Rory's unique insights have been shared on Oprah radio, in Businessweek, Publishers Weekly, and in SUCCESS Magazine.
--This text refers to the Audio CD edition.