Success Secrets: Real-Life Stories to Inspire and Motivate by George Tan

By George Tan

This specified publication fills a necessary hole found in so much examine and exam publications - it deals proposal and motivation to make the coed are looking to excel. As such, it's a helpful supplement to the author's different e-book, "Scholars' Secrets". the writer stocks his own tale approximately how he overcame poverty and parental abuse, and stepped forward from doing badly in fundamental university to topping his classification in postgraduate experiences. He additionally beneficial properties tales approximately "famous failures" - those that succeeded in lifestyles regardless of having very little formal schooling, resembling Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln and magnate Li Ka Shing.Thus, educational skills are not at all the "be all and finish all". finally, the adaptation lies in compliment, a lifestyles talents version constructed via the writer for excellence and luck. throughout the six key options of Prizedream, ideas, research, Invincibility, technique and Excellence, this version might help you triumph over no matter what hindrances you face, because it leads you out of mediocrity and conformity in the direction of your specific imaginative and prescient. The comparable titles contain: "Scholars' Secrets"; "Scholars' secrets and techniques and luck Secrets" (Bundle).

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A man must have “backbone”. Thus, my mother made her position very clear. I must rely on my own means if I wanted to study overseas. Otherwise, I would bring her shame, not glory. I was in a dilemma. It had become a choice between backbone and a once-in-alifetime opportunity. I chose backbone. And I never saw Rachael again. First Zero I made it to Hwa Chong Junior College, one of Singapore’s top junior colleges for pre-university studies. I was euphoric, little realising that I was about to enter the darkest period of my life.

My mother’s words hit me like a ton of bricks. I was shocked. She demanded only academic excellence. Nothing else would satisfy her. I was also chosen to represent my school in badminton. With affirmations such as these, my grades improved. I rose to become the second top student in class! I told my mother, but this time without expecting any praise from her. After all, I was only the second top student in my class, not the top student in my school — which was not a prestigious school anyway.

I was also chosen to represent my school in badminton. With affirmations such as these, my grades improved. I rose to become the second top student in class! I told my mother, but this time without expecting any praise from her. After all, I was only the second top student in my class, not the top student in my school — which was not a prestigious school anyway. True enough, my mother was not happy. But I was. I spent my school vacation at the library reading autobiographies of great people — Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai Shek, Suharto, Golda Meir, Josef Stalin and others.

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