In The Ant and the Elephant, renowned business strategist and Olympian, Vince Poscente, weaves a clever parable around profound concepts that can change. Former Olympian Vince Poscente’s entertaining short parable works with the metaphors of a determined little ant as your conscious mind and a habit-driven. 9 Mar The Ant and the Elephant Summary by Vince Poscente is a story about the ant Adir and the elephant Elgo, which represent both parts of your.

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Audio CD Verified Purchase. These five action steps will help you aline your conscience and subconscience mind so you can reach your goals and become successful at whatever you do. Our ant is the intentional part of the brain, but our elephant is the instinctual, impulsive part of the brain that houses emotions and memories and even guides the body to perform vital functions.

Adir is blown away far from his ant colony by a strong wind, and while in despair, he hears about a heavenly oasis. I have used some of the techniques but I haven’t fully given myself to Brio’s 5th lesson. Creating Positive Dominant Thoughts When we do, unfortunately, we squander a wellspring of human potential. Jan 22, Theresa rated it did not like it. Adir and Elgo both want to reach the oasis, representative of our personal goals, but Elgo the subconscious keeps leading them astray.

The Five Steps to a Better Life. As Vince Poscente demonstrates in this rewarding and, yes, fast-paced book, speed has a unique ability to enrich your life. One the one hand, I appreciate the work that went into the writing, like that it is pithy, and think many of the lessons are sound and thought provoking.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Ant and the Elephant: I get excited when I work with people and help them to change their lives.

A parable to help you be aware. And I don’t mean that in a negative way, far from it! I hope that you can read this book too and learned more. Jun 30, Kelsey rated it liked it. How to Be an Imperfectionist: Sep 04, Brandon Perry rated it it was amazing. To change your life for the better it is crucial to learn how to become the master of your mind.

How dull an Oasis would be! Elgo the Elephant is representative of our Impulsive side. Change Your Lifestyle W You will face obstacles on the way, so you might as well prepare your reaction to all the unwanted scenarios.

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The Ant and the Elephant – Vince Poscente – Google Books

Pooscente seven simple yet powerful rules for building business one relationship at a time in this entertaining story that will fuel your success. The Ant and the Elephant.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The elephant influences the ant by moving in some direction, and if the ant is trying to move in a different direction, then it’s not really accomplishing anything.

Measured by the number of neurons firing in a thought, your subconscious mind is literally 2, times more powerful that your conscious mind 4,, vs. Leadership for the Self. The more I read the more I wanted to see the ant make it to the oasis.

Adir lives on the back of Elgo the elephant, although at first he doesn’t even realize he lives there.

The Ant and the Elephant: Leadership For the Self by Vince Poscente

It’s a quick, easy read that is very memorable and leaves an impact. Set up a giveaway. The Ant and the Elephant has inspired me with several quotes: The Ant and the Elephant. No eBook available Amazon. Using an ant and an elephant to represent this complex process is absurd. I love how this book was written, it kept the story interesting.

Sponsored products related to this item. My favorite part is the example of the drop of blue dye a day in the water. I really liked the message of this book and practicing those good habits we need everyday whatever our vocation is.

Late in the book in the afterwordPoscente explains that in one second of time the conscious mind uses some 2 thousand neurons, but the subconscious mind in the same second of time uses 4 billion neurons.

Lokesh Joshi very good and interesting book to read, specially new ideas and concept that leads to open new horizons of thoughts and second level thinking, by …more very good and interesting book to read, specially new ideas anr concept that leads to open new horizons of elepant and second level thinking, by this book I am now able to get my psocente more clear and get up from any kind of negative thoughts.

There are way better books on leadership out there that don’t lean on a terrible parable.

Thanks to Life for that recommendation. All great leaders succeed in part by fighting, and all follow the same principles of fighting.