Larry V Thompson
Release Date: 08 Sep 2004
From Hollywood celebrities to the most popular girl in the class, the boss's favorite, or a special aunt - in every city, small town, school, office, or even household, there is always one person that everyone thinks is fantastic - a Star. Why are these people looked up to? What makes them so special? In Shine, Larry Thompson, one of Hollywood's premier star-makers, shows you how to apply the wisdom and life secrets of the stars to your own life, so that you can become a star in your own chosen arena, whether it's parenting, your social life, or your career. This book will teach you how to maximize your potential, how to abandon self-defeating strategies, and how to turn yourself into the person you've always wanted to be. You'll learn how to attract a stranger's glance across a crowded room, how to make your boss think you're on the way up, how to leave an indelible impression on people you meet, how to make snooty headwaiters give you preferential treatment - in short, how to be a star in your own life. Thompson believes stardom requires four essential and attainable elements: 1.;Talent: Stars are clear about what they excel in, whether it's fixing a car, teaching children, arranging flowers, or taking pictures. 2. Rage: Stars have a ferocious drive to succeed - they're aimed in one direction and they're running in that direction as hard as they can. 3. Teamwork: All stars have supporters, mentors, advisors, counselors. 4. Luck: Stars concentrate their energy on managing elements of luck they can control. Thompson shows readers how to identify their talent, develop an accelerated plan to achieve their dream, summon their rage to go after it, assemble a team of believers and social investors, and be ready to plug into the luck factor.
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