Book Category: Motivational,

Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle (book summary)

Author: Jim Rohn
Life Changing Principles
8.0
Quality of Writing
7.1
Overall Value
7.5
pros: Inspiring, quick tips
cons: Short
75.3%
overall rating
7.5

QUICK SUMMARY

“Philosophy is the way we think. Attitude is how we feel about what we think. Activity is the what we do to achieve our dream, goals and plans. Result is reaping what you have sown. Lifestyle is enjoying your life while trying to achieve your goals.”

KEY INSIGHTS

  • Our thoughts determine our lives.
  • Life is about disciplining oneself.
  • Sometimes making a bad decisions is better than making no decision.

PRACTICAL APPLICATION

  • Plan to listen more.
  • Plan to set minor goals and review and reassess every month.
  • Make one small choice everyday to improve your life for the better.
  • Take an honest assessment of yourself and refer to it when you feel lost and confused.
  • Find someone new who inspires you.

MEANINGFUL QUOTES

“We should all be students of failures.”

“Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.”

“If we are not happy with where our past decisions have led us, then the place to start is with our current thinking process.”

“ Failure is largely a function of neglect.”