A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet
365 Ways to Improve Your Life, Career, and Relationships
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Change is always an opportunity, and small shifts in our thought patterns can change everything for us. With these 365 original quotes, you'll find yourself well on your way down the path to greater success in work, relationships, and life. Short, memorable, and to-the-point, each thought-provoking page is designed to interrupt thinking that doesn't work and replace it with thinking that does.
"A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet is not an exaggeration! Making a decision to invite Dean Del Sesto into your precious twenty-four hours will be one of the wisest choices you ever make."--Milan Yerkovich, founder, Relationship 180; radio TV cohost, New Life Live!
"Most days we need affirmation, but some days we need a good kick in the gut. Dean's book provides both. It's a powerful guide to any person committed to transformation."--Hendre Coetzee, CEO, Center for Advanced Coaching; international trainer and speaker
Dean Del Sesto runs an award-winning branding and communications agency called Venthio (venthio.com) and is also a partner in Veracity Colab, a B2B and consumer-based video agency (veracitycolab.com). He is a keynote speaker (deandelsesto.com), is the author of Shift Your Thinking and Shift Your Thinking for Success, and lives in Southern California with his wife, Kittrena.
"A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet is not an exaggeration! There are many competing forces desperate to capture your attention, chew up your time, and infiltrate your inner world. For the disciplined mind, repelling the noisy nonsense and absorbing the things that really matter becomes a daily tug-of-war. Making a decision to invite Dean Del Sesto into your precious twenty-four hours will be one of the wisest choices you ever make. Dean is a verbal Norman Rockwell and his clear, concise, and whimsical verbal portraits will stay in your memory until they are replaced by the next one . . . and the next--for 365 inspiring days."
Milan Yerkovich, founder, Relationship 180; marriage counselor; coauthor, How We Love and How We Love Our Kids; radio TV cohost of the nationally syndicated counseling talk show, New Life Live!
"Dean is a master communicator, and that is made clear in the 365 powerful invitations packed in A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet. Most days we need affirmation, but some days we need a good kick in the gut. Dean's book provides both. It's a powerful guide to any person committed to transformation."
Hendre Coetzee, CEO, Center for Advanced Coaching; international trainer and speaker
"A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet is one of those rare gems that is certain to help you grow and change in many positive ways. It's one of those books that you know you'll refer back to even as you read through it for the first time. There's a lot of wisdom here to help you see things in a fresh new light, so if you're committed to a building a better you, you'll want to read this book."
Beth Ganem, CEO, The Ganem Group
"Wisdom is the key ingredient for people to raise life to supernatural levels. Dean's reflections are a daily drink from the wisdom firehouse. I'm sharpened, focused, and confident in my life approach through reading his work."
Noah Elias, entrepreneur; speaker; philanthropist; author, #fearhunters
"Dean is a master at taking a variety of words and thoughts and assembling them into a concise statement that knocks you off your feet. No word that he uses or writes is ever wasted and there is meaning behind every word he selects to make the biggest difference possible. Reading any of Dean's books--especially this one--will change your life for the better."
Paul Aubin, executive vice president, Convene; author, Secrets of the Father
"Over the years, I've learned to pay close attention when Dean is saying something. I listen because what he says will be quick and profound. I promise. Many of the points in this book have shaped, and even changed, the course of my life. I encourage you to read and reread this book and to pay close attention as you do--the many layers in these short sentences will surprise you."
Ryan Leith, psychotherapist
"Solomon's undisputed title was 'Wisest Man Who Ever Lived.' He wrote, 'Do not be quick with your mouth . . . let your words be few.' Dean Del Sesto is vying for #2 in Solomon's league with this short and profound collection of precepts about life. If you read most books holding a highlighter, searching for memorable nuggets but finding few, this read will run your marker dry. Plan to turn these insights into action; the payoff from those breakthroughs will quickly exceed the pain of change!"
Bob Shank, CEO, The Master's Program and Priority Living; author, LifeMastery
"There are books that make you think and then there are books that promote deep thinking and positive change. In few words, Dean manages to capture the essence of what it means to align with great life and business principles to provoke you into a deep desire to change. His content is powerful, memorable, and most critical. It is ultimately life changing."
Lisa Caprelli, artist and author, Color Your Message
"That daily dose of wisdom you've been craving? Find it here. Highly recommended."
Dane Sanders, founder, Fastermind.co; speaker; author, Fast Track Photographer and The Fast Track Photographer Business Plan
"After reading the first few points you wonder how content can be so brief and yet so powerful. Dean brings breakthrough perspectives that truly change the way you think about things in such a way that life improves with every page. Read this book and buy a copy for a friend as this is a real gift in more ways than one."
Rick McCarthy, CEO, McCarthy CPAs; author of the book series, Defining Moments: Hearing from God During Faith-Based Travels
"Dean is a master author and student of life. His writing cuts through the mind-fog to the core of an issue and speaks to the heart. A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet is the best daily meditation I've ever read. It's become an indispensable part of my day."
Peter Montoya, CEO, MarketingPro; author, The Brand Called You; international speaker
"Dean has a way of transforming thought patterns in fewer words than anyone I've ever read. As self-development books go, I don't know of another book that has such diversity of pragmatic wisdom that can be immediately applied to life. Dean is one of the great communicators of modern times, and I'm sure you'll agree."
Lauren Ellermeyer, president, Beyond Fifteen Communications
"You're about to experience a series of masterful modern proverbs that will cause you to smile, invite you to think, and challenge you to create a richer, more meaning-filled life. Dean sharpens and inspires with his wisdom, turn of phrase, and servant's heart to help us become more of who we really are."
Todd Kemp, principal and leadership coach, NorthWise Group
"Dean's work holds up a mirror that reveals the status of our hearts, minds, and spirits so we can see the core things that stop us from change, while encouraging us to move boldly into new territory, new goals, and new visions. If you're interested in growing in just about every area of your life, I highly recommend you keep this book by your side and reference it often. It's brevity-based content makes it easy to do that. It's truly a great work."
Daniel L. Tocchini, founder, D3 Digital; author of US and In the Twinkle of an "I"
"Every now and then a book comes along that you wish had come sooner. A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet is a unique and prolific read. It's like ten books in one because it covers so much ground with so few words. The points are powerful, memorable, and life changing. Get this book for yourself or get it for someone else, and it will have a major impact on your life."
Dave Dias, vice president, InterWest; author, Sales Ethos: Building Long Term Client Value
"Time scarcity is real, and our culture isn't slowing down any time soon. A Shift a Day for Your Best Year Yet provides incredible wisdom in bite-size chunks that teach, empower, challenge, and encourage. Everyone can benefit from the wisdom in this book and the way Dean has packaged it in easy-to-handle pieces. Interacting with these thoughts is easy and fun . . . if you stick with it for a full year, you'll be amazed at the joy and accomplishment you can achieve!"
Gary Sikes, president and CEO, Elevation
"As a fellow author, I am always amazed when I read Dean's work. So few words, so much wisdom, and an incredible growth opportunity in reading it. If you don't want to be challenged to grow and change, there are more passive books that may serve you. This book will challenge your thinking at a deep level where change is inevitable."
Rod Baker, president and CEO, Rod Alan; coauthor, Extraordinarily You
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