You Can Win Book Summary By Shiv Khera

Get You Can Win book summary by Shiv Khera in which he focuses on personal growth as the key element required to be successful in any and every area of life.

Being a self-help book lover, recently I finished an amazing book You Can Win written by an Indian author Shiv Khera.

In this book, the author talks about different aspects of life like attitude, success, habits, qualities of winners, positivity, responsibility and more.

The book is divided into 13 chapters and each chapter works as a stepping stone to living a more meaningful life.

I learned a lot from this book and want to share book summary to my readers.

You Can Win Book Summary:

1. Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of mind.


2. Opportunities are always our feet. We don’t have to go anywhere.


3. A Right decision at the wrong time becomes the wrong decision.


4. Every problem comes with an equal or greater opportunity for success.


5. People are more valuable than capital or equipment.


6. People can be your biggest asset or your biggest liability.


7. People with negative attitudes become a liability to society.


8. You have to accept responsibility for your behavior and actions.


9. Start looking for what is right in a person or situation instead of looking for what is wrong.


10. Think only of the best, work only for the best, expect only the best.


11. Spend time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others.


12. Life is a One Way Street. There is no rewind button.


13. Count your blessings, not your troubles.


14. Procrastination is an escapist attitude.


15. Intellectual education influences the head and value-based education influences the heart.


16. True education is training of both the head and the heart.


17. Knowledge is piling up facts, wisdom is to find them.


18. Learning is a lot like eating. It not how much we eat that matters, but what really matters is how much we digest.


19. Some people accumulate ignorance and then confuse it with education.


20. Self esteem is the way we feel about ourselves.


21. There is a direct correlation between our feelings and our behavior.


22. Whenever we do something positive in life even if no one is watching, we rise a little bit in our own eyes .


23. Do what feels good.


24. Takers eat well and givers sleep well.


25. If you associate with negative people, you will become one.


26. Don’t let negative people drag you down.


28. The greatest job security is performance.


29. You need to keep your mind on what you want not on what you don’t want.


30. The common man seeks security, wheres the uncommon man seeks opportunity.


31. If you really want to succeed, form the habit of doing things that failures don’t like to do.


32. Success is not an absence of problem, it is overcoming them.


33. When we eat too much, we make a choice to be overweight.


34. We are all free to the point of making choices. But after we make a choice the choice controls the chooser.


35. A burning desire is the starting point of all accomplishment.


36. There are no ideal circumstances.


37. When things go wrong, negative people play the blame game.


38. Most people want to win in life but very few are willing to pay the price to prepare to win.


39. Great talent without will power and hard work is a waste.


40. Positive thinking with positive efforts and actions increases our probability of success.


41. Half-hearted effort does not produce half result, it produces no results.


42. Learning does not come by reading or memorizing the principles that lead to success but by understanding and applying them.


43. There is no shortcuts in life.


44. Faith without action is delusion.


45. It is easy to be average but tough to be the best.


46. Achievers who want to ensure success, work smartly.



47. The bigger the obstacle, the greater the opportunity.


48. Inspiration is thinking and motivation is action.


49. The greatest motivator is belief.


50. One must be internally driven in order to be success.


51. Our opinion of ourselves critically influences everything, in every walk of life.


52. You cannot perform beyond the boundaries of your self-concept, whatever those boundaries may be.


53. Loneliness is the pain of being alone, solitude is the pleasure of being alone.


54. Unless a person is at peace with himself, he cannot be at peace with others.


55. We cannot give to others what we don’t have.


56. In order to support physically and emotionally one needs to be strong both physically and emotionally.


57. Feeling good is a natural outcome of doing good and doing good is a natural outcome of being good.


58. Technology and technicians you can always buy with money, but the wealthiest person must build relationships.


59. People don’t care how much you know, they want to know how much you care.


60. When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.


61. Ego gives a swollen head while pride gives a swollen heart.


62. Don’t let others pollute your mind.


63. Refrain from indulging in gossip. Remember, small talk comes out of big mouths.


64. We get back in life what we give to others.


65. There is more gratification in being a caring person than in just being a nice person.


66. Courteous behavior once learned stays for life.


67. Rudeness is the weak men’s imitation of strength.


68. Sympathy is “I understand how you feel.”, empathy is “I feel how you feel.”


69. If you want to achieve greatness in life, strive to be good.


70. We are what we repeatedly do.


71. Excellence is not an act but a habit.


72. Only perfect practice makes perfect.


73. The habit starts by being too weak to be felt and ends up becoming too strong to be broken.


74. So long as you have your eyes on the goal, you don’t see obstacles.


75. When you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.


76. Our short term and mid-term goals must lead us to our purpose to achieve what is called alignment.


77. Winners see objectives, losers see obstacles.


78. Goals without action are just dreams.


79. If everyone made a small difference, we would end up with a big difference.


80. A promise is an agreement with the world, whereas commitment is an agreement with oneself.


81. A purposeless life is a living death.


82. Most of us just exist and keep counting our days rather than making our days count.


83. Treat others the way you want to be treated.


84. Our greatest responsibility is pass on a legacy the coming generations can be proud of.


85. Input determines output.


86. Good listening brings people together.


87. Associating with people of high moral character helps to build self-esteem.


88. Personality opens the doors, the character keeps it open.


89. The choice of words and tact are important.


90. Make yourself an honest man and then you may be sure there is one rascal less in the world.


91. Mutual trust and confidence are the foundation stone of all friendships.


92. Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.


93. An Autosuggestion is a positive statement of the kind of person we want to be.


94. When a person repeats a belief, it becomes a reality.


95. Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently.


The whole book is loaded with lots of learning and above are just few of them.

I recommend you to buy and read this amazing book and share your learning with me in the comment section below.


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