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Instant Motivation

A summary of things you should know about Instant Motivation according to Chantal Burns:


In this episode Chantal Burns takes a deep dive into her book, Instant Motivation, where she reveals the surprising truth behind what really drives top performance.

In her book Burns shares the inspirational stories and game-changing research that will change how you think when it comes developing a motivational mindset. The goal of the book is to teach you experimental ways that are guaranteed to improve your personal will power, live a happier life, and develop a strong mindset that will improve your performance significantly.

This book is perfect for aspiring entrepreneurs or seasoned entrepreneurs who are having a hard time getting motivated and a need a practical way to immediately improve their performance.

The Book’s Unique Quality (4:45)

What’s different about my book is that I am not offering any strategies, advice or techniques and that alone distinguishes it a lot.

The Best Way To Engage (6:00)

The book is structured in to two parts and part one lays out the foundation that I am wanted to point people to and it’s important that you read this part in the order that I have it. And part two is really bringing to life the foundation that I’m sharing in part one.

The Reader’s Takeaway (22:39)

Probably that state of mind is everything and understanding how state of mind really works is the key to a high performance life.

A Deep Dive Into The Book (7:11)

Part one of the book is designed to set out a fundamental understanding about how human experience works. What I am saying is that there is a fundamental misunderstanding at play that is really crucial in terms of performance that 90% of people are overlooking. I share some informative insights that shed light and points to just how misunderstood performance is. This is my attempt to see the proof of this misunderstand, to be able to relate to it directly, and be able to see where in your life this makes sense to you. I talk a lot about state of mind and the role it is playing.

In part two of the book I talk about bringing to life the foundation and understanding that I am sharing in part one. I give lots of client’s stories and research throughout the book where I try to bring to light something very powerful about the nature of thought. I have chapters that are focused on the notion of identity and who we are verses who we really are. I help the reader to see who you are before your thinking about who you are and the implications for you as a leader.

The book is about why state of mind is everything and how we are missing one simple truth about how it works and how seeing through that can change everything.

NOTE: That was just a summary. To get the full deep dive, play the audio clip at 07:11

Notable Quotes From The Book (23:12)

“We have a thought and we put it outside of ourselves we project our thoughts on to a situation, a person, a past or future event, and then we forget that it’s thought and it becomes part of the fixed reality out there outside of us separate to us.” – Chantal Burns

The Credibility/Inspiration Of The Author (0:36)

I have been working in the area of high performance and culture change/organizational change for the last 15 or so years. Before that I worked in a corporate environment for 15 years in a commercial role in sales marketing. And then in 1999 I set up my own consultancy and have been working with businesses, leaders, and organizations helping them to improve performance at work.

Having worked with organizations and leaders for quite a number of years I have always been very curious about what creates the high performance culture. I have always been interested in what kept people from improving so I dived in and did my research and wanted to share it with others.

Other Books Recommended By The Author (24:08)

The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz

More Information About This Book and The Author

Buy Instant Motivation by Chantal Burns on Amazon today
Visit ChantalBurns.com to learn more about Chantal and her book
Follow Chantal Burns on Twitter

More Information About This Episode

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Wade is a 4-time serial entrepreneur and is the Founder/Host of The Entrepreneurs Library. With a long time passion for reading books, Wade created an online resource and podcast for entrepreneurs who love to read personal and business development books. His long-term goal in life is to start an entrepreneurial home schooling program for children of business-minded families.