“This is Earl Nightingale with the new edition of Lead the Field. This program is about 12 ideas that will bring order and success into our lives. These ideas will work wonders regardless of what we choose as the main thrust of our lives, for these are the great ideas that have evolved over the centuries, and together they form a constellation by which you and I can safely and successfully navigate…
Success or failure as a human being is not a matter of luck, or circumstance, or fate, or of breaks, or ‘who-you-know,’ or any of the other tiresome, old myths and cliches by which the ignorant tend to excuse themselves. It’s a matter of following a common sense paradigm of rules; guidelines anyone can follow.”
~ Earl Nightingale from Lead the Field
As we discussed in our Note on The Strangest Secret in the World, Nightingale was one of the 20th century’s leading figures in the self-development field. After serving in World War II, he had an uber-successful radio show in Chicago. He went on to create Nightingale-Conant which ushered in a new era of audio learning.
This book is a transcription of an audio series featuring 12 ideas on how we can “Lead the Field.”
It’s classic, no-nonsense Nightingale. Packed with Big Ideas and commonsense, inspiring, practical wisdom.
I’m excited to share a handful of my favorite Big Ideas so let’s jump straight in!
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