Our life is never on the outside. On Never go Back, I went back to an old author that I read many years ago. With a winning combination of eternal principles, spiritual wisdom, and modern scientific data, Never Go Back will put your heart in the right place with yourself and with God. Successful people take their time. He writes very simply and pragmatically, without hollow platitudes or silly catchphrases, but instead with realistic encouragement for you to turn from negative behaviors and take things a step at a time. And in my experience, many people have this same fear about matters of faith.
Choose short-term comfort over long-term benefit. Yeah, and what did you find? I'd never heard of this psychologist but I certainly can always use some help in living my life right and learning from my mistakes. When you succeed, some will like how you did it, and some won't. In the introduction, Cloud sets forth his purpose in writing this particular volume. God and faith are not weird. I like to read a Henry Cloud book every year or two to remind myself not to go down one of the paths that are so easy to fall into. Cloud takes us through ten situations that we have probably found ourselves in but don't really want to do again.
How do we recognize our destructive patterns, make new choices, and then follow through? At times it is painful but oh so worth it. I had no reason to think anything was amiss. Hang in there with me and keep reading so you can benefit from the science and from the experience of successful people. From there, I began to be very interested in two things in my work as a clinical psychologist and leadership coach. They never go back to what has failed unless something has truly changed or is significantly different. The people who are hardest to please are often the most self-centered and are only happy when you do what is good for them and that is usually not good for the whole.
He writes very simply and pragmatically, without hollow platitudes or silly catchphrases, but instead with realistic encouragement for you to turn from negative behaviors and take things a step at a time. You'll see your relationships flourish, your personal life enhanced, and your faith strengthened. . My prayer is that this book, in addition to sharing some great life principles, will also give you a fresh look at God, and I thank you for the opportunity to share it. Everyone makes mistakes, big and small. His most recent books are and. If only I'd learned these things back when I was 18! However, he also includes loads of common sense, business-type tools that equip folks to make day-by-day changes in their behavior, beliefs and eventually their futures.
Cloud's powerful message reveals doorways to understanding--once you enter them, you will get from where you were to where you want to be. He was enormously successful in numerous industries. It seemed that everything he did worked, and he was the last person I wanted to talk to at my moment of failure. It was one of my business mentors, a man who had been an immense help to me since I had first begun and who had poured much time and energy into me over several years. The good life sometimes has little to do with outside circumstances.
His proven method--based on grace, not guilt--outlines ten common life patterns that sabotage success and lays out clear, concrete steps you can take to overcome them. He was working with one of the major networks on a project he wanted me to consider. And worse, if you are making everyone happy, you are making the wrong people happy. Living out this principle is one of the most fundamental differences between successful and unsuccessful people, both personally and professionally. Take I wish this book had been published when I was in my 20's or 30's when I struggled most with what Dr. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. The question is Do you go back, or do you learn from the experience and move forward.
If you are, identify the strategies you can implement each day to overcome that pitfall. I was thus surprised when Cloud revealed that this book is actually on repentance. Cloud has written or co-written twenty-five books, including the two million-seller. Fail to Ask Why You Are Where You Are 10. My own relationship with the very real, living God and the realization that his ways are true is what saved my life back when I was really suffering. In Never Go Back, bestselling author Dr. We were not making money at all; rather, we had been losing money and were in big trouble.
Cloud's books, he is a highly respected Christian psychologist. It was one of my business mentors, a man who had been an immense help to me since I had first begun and who had poured much time and energy into me over several years. Making sure you never go back ; Wake up! Never Go Back will probably do the same. And when that happens, they are never the same. Although this is a book of transformation with a faith-based edge, anyone can learn to apply the principles that Dr. Cloud's experience and expertise jumps off just about every page. I wish someone would have taught me these principles years ago.