The Success Puzzle

The Success Puzzle

by Dick Kelsey




Being successful in life is like a puzzle. When the pieces fit together, it allows one to experience the kind of fruitful, fulfilling life that makes God smile. In The Success Puzzle, pastor Dick Kelsey shares basic principles the Bible sets forth as essential to being successful and accompanying anecdotes that allow a glimpse into his personal experiences and choices that eventually led him to realize God's potential for his own life As Kelsey details the story of his life, interspersed with applicable quotes and Scripture, he reveals ways to discover God's will, develop a positive mental attitude, set long- and short-range goals, make work enjoyable, develop initiative and exercise self-discipline, turn problems into opportunities, and manage your time well. Our attitude determines our altitude in life. The Success Puzzle provides spiritually driven guidance that can help anyone hoping to find their purpose, apply God's principles, and ultimately achieve a happy, fulfilling life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462726042
Publisher: CrossBooks Publishing
Publication date: 03/26/2013
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Dick Kelsey earned a BA in pastoral ministry and a master's degree in Christian school administration from Hyles Anderson College. He has been a pastor, Christian administrator, and entrepreneur; he also served in the Kansas legislature for eight years. Dick is now executive director and chief operating officer of the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 How it Started 1

Chapter 2 What's It All About 6

Chapter 3 Thinking Right - Developing PMA 9

Chapter 4 On Target - Principles of Goal Setting 15

Chapter 5 Work - It's great! 20

Chapter 6 Getting Out In Front by Showing Initiative 24

Chapter 7 Bossing Yourself: Exercising Self-Discipline 29

Chapter 8 Developing Persistence 33

Chapter 9 Getting Excited, Staying Excited ? Developing Enthusiasm 38

Chapter 10 Friendships Matter 44

Chapter 11 Managing Money 50

Chapter 12 Turning Problems into Opportunities 57

Chapter 13 Failure-The Stepping Stone to Success 63

Chapter 14 Using Time Well 66

Chapter 15 Readers are Leaders 72

Chapter 16 Succeeding In the Seasons of Life 76

Chapter 17 Psalm 1 - God's Promise of Prosperity 80

Chapter 18 Joseph - Living God's Success Principles 84

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