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Goal-Free Living: How to Have the Life You Want NOW!

Goal-Free Living: How to Have the Life You Want NOW!

Stephen M. Shapiro

ISBN: 978-1-118-04071-3 December 2010 240 Pages




Praise for Goal Free Living

Setting goals may be fine. But letting your goals take control of your life can be devastating. Goal-Free Living shows you how to explore paths in your life you never knew existed and discover a more exciting, successful, and rewarding life--today!

""If you have only one goal this year, let it be this: Read Goal-Free Living!""
--Daniel H. Pink author, A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation

""Stephen Shapiro's approach will help readers achieve the best kind of happenstance: taking a stance to make things happen.""
--Heath Row Contributing Editor and Community Director, Fast Company magazine

""I have a sense that reading this book may turn out to be one of the most important things I've done in a long time.""
--Doug Busch Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health Group, Intel Corporation

""This is an engaging, creative approach to discovering inner wisdom and personal fulfillment.""
--Michael J. Gelb author, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci and Discover Your Genius

""Reading Goal-Free Living is like jettisoning a hundred-pound pack. Suddenly, you're racing much faster and enjoying the breeze.""
--Alan Weiss, PhD author, Million Dollar Consulting

Confessions of a Goalaholic.

Getting Started in Goal-Free Living.

Introduction: Setting the Stage for Goal-Free Living.

The Eight Secrets of Goal-Free Living.

Secret #1:  Use a Compass, Not a Map.

Secret #2: Trust That You Are Never Lost.

Secret #3: Remember That Opportunity Knocks Often, but Sometimes Softly.

Secret #4: Want What You Have.

Secret #5: Seek Out Adventure.

Secret #6: Become a People Magnet.

Secret #7: Embrace Your Limits.

Secret #8: Remain Detached.

Using the Eight Secrets.

Setting Your Compass.

Epilogue: One Person’s Transformation from Goalaholic to Goal-Free.


Appendix A:  Frequently Asked Questions.

Appendix B:  Take the “Are You a Goalaholic?” Quiz.

Appendix C:  Score the“Are You a Goalaholic?” Quiz

Appendix D:  The “Are You A Goalaholic?” Survey Results.


About the Author.