A Remarkable New Law Reveals How You Get What You Want by Putting Others First

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A Book about success, fulfillment, and purpose that will revolutionize your life, career and even your business. We have more purchasing power, higher education levels, and greater access to music and entertainment than ever before and yet we are increasingly dissatisfied and unhappy. The number of divorced adults has quadrupled since 1970. Suicide is one of the top 3 causes of death worldwide among people 18 to 44 years of age. Depression is doubling every 20 years, and it strikes at a much younger age. Even people we look up to as examples of success sometimes ask themselves, Is that all there is? Something is terribly wrong, and yet one simple law - the law of contribution - could revolutionize our notion of personal development, fulfillment and the pursuit of success and happiness. Ask yourself this, What is it you think you really want in life? a successful career? financial success? achievement in sports? more intimacy in your marriage? happy, healthy successful children? In Kickback, Robert Urbanowski presents a revolutionary, scientific approach to achieving such success and happiness. Sure to be seen as counter-intuitive and maybe even heretical to the me-generation and our self-seeking generation Y offspring, The Law of Contribution states, You get what you want when you give to meet others' needs. Kickback demonstrates that this law not only works, it is proven to produce a predictable result - a kickback - that enables success and fulfillment when your actions conform to the law, but prevents satisfaction in life when your actions violate it. Author Robert Urbanowski explains, in plain language and with convincing stories and examples, the rewards that we experience by contributing everything we have to offer - our skills, abilities, gifts, talents, and even our personality - and how doing so creates a life of rich rewards. KICKBACK BASICS: In what ways will adhering to this law be beneficial to you? Giving to fulfill the needs of others, produces a predictable result - a kickback - that enables your own success and fulfillment. But, what you get is not nearly as valuable as what you become in the process. When you give, you don't just get something in return, you become more as a person. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
- Einstein When you perform an outward-focused act, or even think an outward-focused thought, there is a response in your body that triggers a host of physiological benefits, including immediate good feelings, improved emotional well being, reduction in physical illness, improved immune system functioning and even extended life expectancy. When you are outward focused, it's as if your body says, This is good for you Whatever happened to set goals, work hard, and don't give up? You can have an it's all about me attitude and get some of what you want (fame, fortune, etc.), but you will never get all of what you need (fulfillment, contentment, joy, etc.). Contribution is the operating system on which all your personal and business programs must run. Without it, we end up like much of our society - getting what we think we want, but still missing what we need and crave most. What are our basic needs? The Need for Physical Sustenance The Need for Security The Need for Significance The Need for Love What stops us from embracing the Law of Contribution? FEAR. We fear that if we contribute, someone else will benefit more than us, we won't get a fair return for our efforts, we will be rejected or we will be hurt. However, what we fail to realize is that by failing to contribute all we can, we fail to become the person we can be. What might happen if everyone was to pay it forward - just a little?
Publisher: Calgary : R. Urbanowski, c2008.
ISBN: 9780981037004
Branch Call Number: 158. 1 URB
Characteristics: 220 p. ; 23 cm.


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