From the Inside Flap
Every year, millions of people fall victim to a debilitatingdiseasea disease that cripples careers, destroysrelationships, and undermines the health and happiness of theentire world. This disease is responsible for poverty, crime, war,natural disasters, and our economic ills. It has had no name untilnowit's called small thinking. Its hallmarks are a failure ofimagination and a disbelief in human possibility.
In The Think Big Manifesto, Michael Port calls you, and theworld, to action by offering a simple solution to a serioussyndrome. Think big, commit to quantum change, envision yourfuture, climb your mountains, and incite the revolution our societyneedsif it is to survive.
But it takes a personal revolution to stop accepting what is andstart energetically creating what is possible. You can't wait untillater to do big things. It's up to you to achieve your dreams, tohead in the right direction, and to keep your focus. If you thinkyou've waited too long, that there's no point anyway, or that it'stoo latethat's just small thinking.
But even the most talented and self-confident among us oftenforget to think big. It's not always easy to do. That's why TheThink Big Manifesto is not your average motivational guide. Inthese pages are ten fundamental principles for thinking big and apersonal code of conduct for changing the way you approach theworldtoday. The time has come. Port urges you not to sitback, hesitate, or wait. He awakens your big-thinking self. Hestirs the contagious, catalytic power of once dormant big thoughtsthat are now ready to be released. He asks you to look inward,outward, and upwardto think bigger about who you are and whatyou offer the world.
The Think Big Manifesto is about changing every aspect of yourlifefrom the way you work to the way you relate to friends,family, and community. With real examples that inspire andinformlike the high school dropout who built a $100 millionbusiness or the hedge fund manager who became an organic dairyfarmerThe Think Big Manifesto isn't only about thinking bigin your career, but about your very place in the world.
Are you ready to lead the change you wish to see in the world?Your Think Big Revolution starts right here, right nowwithyou.
About the Author
Michael Port is the author of Book Yourself Solid, Beyond BookedSolid, and The Contrarian Effect, all from Wiley. He is the creatorof ThinkBigRevolution.com, a global social networking site for bigthinkers, has been called a "marketing guru" by the Wall StreetJournal, and has been featured on every major televisionnetwork.
Mina Samuels is a freelance writer and editor. A former lawyer,she works on a wide range of topics including business, finance,legal issues, biography, sports, and fiction.