S.U.M.O. (Shut Up, Move on): The Straight-Talking Guide to Succeeding in Life

Author(s): Paul McGee

Personal Growth

Celebrating 10 Years of Shut Up, Move On

Paul McGee's international bestselling personal developmentheavyweight S.U.M.O. has helped hundreds of thousands ofpeople around the world fulfil their potential, seizeopportunities, succeed at work, and respond to adverse situationswith a positive attitude. Weighing in with humour, insight, practical tips, and personal anecdotes, it's a thoughtprovoking--and possibly life-changing--read. Now newlyupdated to celebrate 10 years since its first publication andincluding up-to-date case studies and examples, as well brand newexercises to test yourself, S.U.M.O: 10th AnniversaryEdition will help SUMO fans, as well as SUMO amateurs, get moreout of this bestselling, self-help classic.

There are six S.U.M.O. principles that are designed to help youcreate and enjoy a brilliant life:

  • Change Your T-Shirt-- take responsibility for your ownlife and don't be a victim.
  • Develop Fruity Thinking-- change your thinking and changeyour results.
  • Hippo Time is OK-- understand how setbacks affect you andhow to recover from them.
  • Remember the Beachball-- increase your understanding andawareness of other people's world.
  • Learn Latin-- change comes through action notintention.
  • Overcome the tendency to put things off.
  • Ditch Doris Day-- create your own future rather than leaveit to chance. Forget the attitude 'que sera, sera, whateverwill be, will be.'


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Having read countless personal development books I would say Paul has the genius edge of simplifying complex psychological concepts and putting them into punchy, memorable coaching tips for everyday situations (Daily Express, May 2015)

About the Author xiii

Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition xv

Introduction 1

1 E + R = O 7

2 Change Your T-shirt 33

3 Develop Fruity Thinking 53

4 Hippo Time Is OK 89

5 Remember The Beachball 105

6 Learn Latin 133

7 Ditch Doris Day 157

The Personal Postscript 181

Bonus SUMO Wisdom 185

Want To Know More About SUMO? 187

SUMO and Act4Africa 191

Seven Questions To Help You SUMO 194

Index 195

General Fields

  • : 9780857086228
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : 0.285763
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul McGee
  • : Paperback
  • : 10th Anniversary edition
  • : English
  • : 224
  • : illustrations