Kick Start Your Success: Four Powerful Steps to Get What you Want out of your Life, Career, and Business
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"If you want to propel your success and dreams to realization, read Kick Start Your Success."
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul and coauthor of The One Minute Millionaire

"Timeless wisdom presented in an extremely readable manner."
—Jay Conrad Levinson, author of the Guerrilla Marketing series of books

"A wonderful little book filled with simple, transformational wisdom that will reshape all aspects of your life and work. You owe it to yourself to read Kick Start Your Success."
—Dr. Joe Rubino, bestselling author and CEO of

"I was lost. I knew I had an idea that would work but didn't know how to present it to the market. Kick Start Your Success allowed me to put my thoughts down in a concise way and discover an entertaining way to make them a reality."
—Anne Patrick, television executive


Reaching over 2 million visionaries and entrepreneurs monthly, Romanus is known as the “The Kick Start Guy.” As the Success Coach for Entrepreneur magazine, the author of the popular Kick Start Your Success (Wiley & Sons) and Kick Start Your Dream Business (Ten Speed Press), he provides practical, proven action steps that close the gap between goals and success.
Romanus has inspired thousands of people to create unique strategies for success. His action steps apply to both a person’s life and career, giving them the ability to make powerful choices. Romanus' work changes “I can’t” to “I will!” to “I did it!”
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Foreword Jay Conrad Levinson.

Kick Start Your Success: A Hero’s Tale.


Terms You Should Know.

STEP ONE: Gain Confidence by Stating Your Intentions.

Life Is Full of Multiple Successes.

So . . . What Do You Do?

Gain Personal Focus by Writing Your Intent Down.

Two Types of Intent.

Intent Is Powerful.

EXERCISE: Define Your Internal and External Intentions.

Draw a Heart around Your Intentions.

Your New “28-Hour” Day.

Gain Support of the World.

STEP TWO: Obtain Focus by Creating Your Instant Impact Message.

Instant Impact Message: “Open, Says Me!”

The “Luck” of the Irish.

Your Own Instant Impact Message.

EXERCISE: Create Your Instant Impact Message.

The Ultimate Production Job.

Sharing My Love of Art and Life.

Your Own Champion.

Welcome to Focus and Self-Confidence.

STEP THREE: Find Your Voice by Using Your Success Script.

Kick Start Law of Positive Words.

Your Grumble Buddy: “Hello World, Where Have I Been?”

Speak Your Goal into Existence.

EXERCISE: Craft Your Success Script.

Your Success Script Has Unlimited Uses.

Your Success Script as a “Real-World” Research Tool.

STEP FOUR: Triumph by Becoming Inter“ask”ive.

Become Inter“ask”ive with a Question of the Day.

Continually Discover Information.

Become Open to Suggestions.

Do More Than the Expected!

Set Your Goal and Let It Blossom.

Life on Your Terms.

Engage Naysayers!

Contact—Learn—Achieve Success on Your Terms.

Dream Like a Child, Decide As an Adult, and Go for It!

The Oh, So Dreaded Double No.

Establish a Firm Foundation: Hold a Kick Start Success Launch Party.

Energize Your Spirit: Form a Success Team.

Fit Your Team into Your Life.

Accept That You Are on the Right Path.



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