The Achievement Habit : Stop Wishing, Start Doing, And Take Command Of Your Life By Bernard Roth

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The book The Achievement Habit: Stop wishing, start doing, and take command of your life by Bernard Roth is an appealing book. Roth was a professor at Stanford University where he taught many students. Roth has a couple key points in chapters one and two. The key point that’s most interesting would probably have to be Reasons Are Bullshit. As Roth would say “The problem with reasons is that they are just excuses prettied up”. (The Achievement Habit, Page 39). Bernard Roth uses the statement Reasons Are Bullshit to make points about life or not having a high enough priority to do it. When things do not have enough priority they tend to be put off till the last minute. Roth gives a sense of authority and trust as a writer by telling us the truth about why reasons are crap. When he is his own authority over himself Roth gives excuses to why he was not there, or why he did not do that on time. We believe Roth about why excuses are called reasons because they tend to get mislead when using them. Roth uses great word choice and appropriate tone when he sends messages to his readers. When Roth writes to his readers he uses words, phrases, and tone to speak the message. Roth uses words that are spiritual, his belief of words or ones that are not quite unfamiliar but ones that we do not see every day that makes the reading juicy, while he is using the words he adds a tone in how he wants it to be spoken to the reader. Tone goes with a lot of the story of how he believes it should
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