Number of pages: 168
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
BBB Library: Personal Success
We see prosperity as multidimensional. When you are happy, when you have enough money and are at peace with how you are earning that money, this leads to the sustainable state that we describe as prosperity. Balancing these three things—money, happiness, plus sustainability—leads to prosperity. The prosperity that we value depends on creating income consistent with our inner selves, our core selves; without that, no amount of external compensation can fully make us happy.
"In Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want (Berrett-Koehler), authors, Randy Garn and Ethan Willis, deliver a tactical guide to help people understand the true nature of prosperity and actually become more prosperous." Awareness Magazine
"According to the authors of the new book Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want, prosperity is still attainable, but you might need to adjust how you define it. Here are six practices for redefining what prosperity means to you." Business Know How
"Consultants Ethan Willis and Randy Garn offer that anecdote in their book Prosper, since it points the way to what they call The Prosperity Zone. Their use of the term “prosper” can misdirect us initially, because it is tied so tightly in our minds to wealth, but they see prosperity–and a fulfilling life–as broader than just money." The Globe and Mail
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It’s no coincidence that the most prosperous people in the world have committed to giving the bulk of their wealth away.
You know you are really living in the Prosperity Zone when your passion shifts from accumulating to giving.
The human analogy is that of a group attempting to pull back any member who aspires to or achieves success beyond the others.
One of the elements of Profound Actions is that they are made in such a way that there’s no going back.
Your decisions and actions will be much more effective when they are based in faith in yourself than when they are based in doubt.
If you’re focused on becoming a person who has prosperity, you will notice more opportunities to act on that desire.
Whether you start with a little or a lot, if you emphasize what you already have, you tend to end up with the most.
The fullness of your plate when you start, however little your plate contains, matters less than realizing that your plate isn’t empty.
The pursuit of prosperity is fueled by an awareness of the abundance you already have, not by the abundance you believe you lack.
Once you know what people are being paid to do, learn from them, apprentice with them, and allow them to coach you.
Your core is like a stone—it will serve you well, but only if you polish it and let everyone else see it shine.
Find people and groups who are involved in doing what your core tells you to do. Join, volunteer, or partner with those groups.
The best way to start a profitable business or move up in a company is to find a problem and create a solution for it.
The story reminds us that too often we are surprised by change in a way that makes it impossible for us to welcome it.
Your core consists of three elements: your values, your sense of purpose, and your unique set of abilities, talents, and passions.
Your Prosperity Zone is the place where what you love to do more than anything in the whole world also makes you money.
The Prosperity Zone is when you are able to find your area of balance with money, happiness, and sustainability.
Sustainable prosperity is based on the law of the harvest, the deliberate concentration of the life you want.
There’s no room in sustainable prosperity for get-rich-quick schemes or flash-in-the-pan opportunities.
Only wealth that meets needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is sustainable.
Sustainable prosperity comes when we align our earnings with what motivates us and gives our lives meaning.
People rightly get anxious when the money they make comes from doing something outside their comfort zone.
We believe it is possible to be happy with a hobby, but it takes income to generate and sustain prosperity.
The prosperity that we value depends on creating income consistent with our inner selves, our core selves.