Author's Notep. xiii
Overture-C'mon Inp. 1
1Start Where You Are: Universal Lessons for Pursuitp. 9
Lesson #1-Without a Plan, a Dream Is Just a Dream (the C-5 Complex)p. 14
Lesson #2-We All Have the Power of Choicep. 24
Lesson #3-The Cavalry Ain't Comingp. 30
Lesson #4-Start with What You've Got in Your Handp. 37
Lesson #5-Baby Steps Count, Too, as Long as You Go Forwardp. 41
Lesson #6-Stop Digging Your Potatoesp. 46
Lesson #7-What Would the Champ Do?p. 52
Lesson #8-Say "Peace Be Still"p. 56
Lesson #9-Even Lewis and Clark Had a Mapp. 62
Lesson #10-Find Your Buttonp. 69
2The Thorny and Golden Past: Personal Lessons Drawn from the Pastp. 75
Lesson #11-Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Yesterday?p. 82
Lesson #12-In Your Library of Resources, Value All Experiencep. 88
Lesson #13-Draw the Line of Your Lifep. 95
Lesson #14-Whose Child Are You?p. 100
Lesson #15-Check Out Your Own Version of Genesisp. 104
Lesson #16-Who's Who in Your 'Hood?p. 107
Lesson #17-The Red or the Yellow Bike?p. 112
Lesson #18-Sometimes You Gotta Give Up Christmasp. 116
Lesson #19-No Test, No Testimonyp. 120
3Hitting the Anvil: Marketplace Lessons for Successp. 127
Lesson #20-The Law of Hard Work Is No Secretp. 134
Lesson #21-Core Strengths Forged on Your Anvilp. 142
Lesson #22-Wizards Begin as Blacksmithsp. 148
Lesson #23-Are You Bold Enough to Go Back to Basics?p. 155
Lesson #24-Supply and Demand Ain't Rocket Sciencep. 164
Lesson #25-Truth Is a Hitp. 170
Lesson #26-Learn the Ropes First, Then Conquer Romep. 175
Lesson #27-Who's Who at the Office and in Your Spheres of Influence?p. 180
Lesson #28-It Takes as Much Energy to Bag an Elephant as It Does a Mousep. 186
Lesson #29-Share the Wealthp. 190
4Your Empowerment Zone: Life-Changing Lessons for Masteryp. 195
Lesson #30-Seek the Farthest Starp. 201
Lesson #31-Seeing Ghosts, Reading Signsp. 206
Lesson #32-Opportunities, Like Pancakes, Are Best Served Hot, but Sometimes You Gotta Set the Table Before You Can Eatp. 212
Lesson #33-Stay Open, but Don't Wing Itp. 216
Lesson #34-Mo' Money, Mo' Options, Mo'Problemsp. 223
Lesson #35-Money Is the Least Significant Component of Wealthp. 229
Lesson #36-Conscious Capitalism: A Personal and Global Primerp. 234
Lesson #37-Make Your Dream Bigger Than Yourselfp. 238
5Spiritual Genetics: Spiritual Lessons for Connecting to Your Higher Powerp. 243
Lesson #38-Embrace the Best of Your Spiritual Geneticsp. 247
Lesson #39-Breaking Generational Cyclesp. 253
Lesson #40-Your Divine Inheritancep. 259
Lesson #41-God's in the Detailsp. 263
Lesson #42-Passing the Torch, Raising the Barp. 268
6The Good Old Everyday: Ordinary Lessons for Happynessp. 275
Lesson #43-Don't Postpone Joyp. 277
Lesson #44-Claim Ownership of Your Dreamsp. 282
FinaleTakeaways: Get 'Em and Gop. 287
Acknowledgmentsp. 299