Make it Fly! Step-by-Step Guide to Make
Any Idea, Project or Goal Take Off


By: Brigitte Cobb
January 2014
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780273785392
179 Pages
$33.50 Paper Original


Whether it’s a project at work or a dream for life, Make it Fly! is the ultimate success plan for making things happen.
Its proven, step-by-step approach will make even the biggest goal achievable, giving you that vital first push and all the know-how, inspiration and practical techniques you need to see things through.
Discover how to:

  • Appraise your idea to make sure if it’s really ready to fly
  • Get the planning right so you know what’s happening now and what you’re doing next
  • Hurdle all the annoying obstacles that will try to put you off course
  • Stay motivated focused by taking every step in the right way and at the right time

Stop talking about what you’re going to do, and start doing what you’re talking about. It’s time to make it fly!
‘Wow! If you’re looking for a book to help you get a dream off the ground then this is for you.’Victoria Jolliffe, freelance professional make-up artist 
‘Brigitte’s book is clear, compelling, easy to read and filled with down-to-earth examples.’Roy Gillett, MBA, Independent Change Consultant


Making Things Happen Is Really Very Simple, If You Know How And You’re Willing To Put Some Effort In.

Part 1 – Define, Refine And Make It Real

Step 1 - Decide What's In And What's Out

Step 2 - Is What You Want Right For You?

Step 3 - Paint A Compelling Picture

Step 4 - Make It Real, Tell The World

Part 2 – Plan And Plan Again

Step 5 - Define Your Approach

Step 6 - Create A First Cut Of Your Plan

Step 7 - Make Sure You Have What You Need

Step 8 - Finalise Your Plan

Step 9 - Identify Your Success Partners

Part 3 – Get Out Of Your Own Way

Step 10 - Look After YOU

Step 11 - Will You Go The Whole Hog?

Step 12 - The Problem With Beliefs

Step 13 - Deal With Fear And Sabotage

Step 14 - Increase Your Self-Confidence

Step 15 - Take Responsibility

Step 16 - Minimise Distractions

Step 17 – Take Stock, Really Go For It

Part 4 – Get Going And Stay Going

Step 18 – When Small Steps Lead To Big Jumps

Step 19 - Celebrate Success, Stay Positive

Step 20 - Motivation, Persistence And Daily Work

Step 21 - Remove Barriers to Success

Step 22 - The Importance Of Alignment

Step 23 - Develop A Support System

What If Things Go Wrong

Conclusion: Where To Now?


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