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With 17 years in the personal development industry, author DARREN HARDY has heard it all, read most of it and deciphered what works. Igniting the Compound Effect is a 12 week online training program to help you compound small, steady steps into big success.

Have you ever read a book, known that the principles in it were good for you, but did not follow through with your plan? Well we know how you feel, that is why we developed Igniting the Compound Effect, which is designed to immerse you in a program that will change that cycle of disappointment.

Are You The Tortoise or The Hare?

We've all heard Aesop's fairy tale about the tortoise and the hare. The boastful hare brags about his speed and agility and teasingly challenges the slow tortoise to a race to prove his superiority. The tortoise, confident of his strategy, agrees to the race and, eventually, beats the hare at his own game.

Igniting The Compound Effect is a 12-week online training program specifically designed to help you learn and implement the success principles found in The Compound Effect that have been known since the time of Aesop. If you are tired of trying the latest program or the next big thing and want a proven time tested path to success, then this program is for you. In a society that is filled with gimmicks and marketing hype that claim the hare wins by taking shortcuts, Igniting The Compound Effect sheds light on real success principles that when applied consistently lead to real success. No gimmicks, no hype, just real principles gleaned from the most successful people in the world paired with knowledge on how to apply them.

In Igniting The Compound Effect you will learn to avoid four major traps of failure, and three surefire ways to change success-robbing behavior into success-creating behavior. To learn more read the overview:

  • Stop Being Bamboozled
    Learn what successful people actually do, not the fake short cut ways we all know don't really work.
  • The Operating System
    Learn to create real change by examining your habits and gaining access to the tools and habits of 100's of the world's most successful people.
  • Small Choices Lead to Big Success... or Big Failure
    Darren will give you the tools and strategies that help shape your daily life one small step at a time until they lead to big successes.
  • The 4 Traps of Failure
    Learn about the traps that are waiting for you along the way and how to avoid them.
  • Will Power Doesn't Work
    Learn the habits of success, which lead to the power to achieve anything.
  • Game Changers
    Learn 5 ways to uproot bad habits, and 7 ways to install success habits.
  • Build Your Success System
    Learn to build your personal success system that will be your massive transformational formula.

"THANK YOU DARREN!!! There are no words to describe the joy of having you as a mentor and success coach. My life has turned into a compound effect on so many levels and it is just the beginning. ... this morning I got an email from one of my sisters with whom I have been sharing so much of what you thought me since I have started your program. I was never really sure if she was listening...I guess she was + she was observing:-) Well, she has started to initiate some major changes in her life and shared how I had inspired her in her journey...she just got a promotion and is looking forward to initiate the compound effect in other areas of her life.. You have no idea on how this is making me feel, my sister and I have never been that close and in the past few months we have been the closest we have ever been. THANK YOU. Looking forward to sharing some great news :-) Have a great week -end!!!"

—Marie-Lyssa Dormeus

"Things have gotten much better. Morale is improving, synergy is happening, customers are getting taken care of, we're selling more job's and we're almost profitable for the year. I was feeling depressed and unmotivated a few weeks ago and I recognized i needed something to break the slump. I finally put on 'The Compound Effect' and I'm extremely thankful for it. It did exactly what it was supposed to. It got me back on track, it got my mindset right and refocused me and gave me some great new idea's - I loved it and I've listened to it twice now. The timing was perfect and I couldn't be more glad… It was truly the right thing at the right time."

—Chris Brown

"The Compound Effect -- do super achievers know (or do) something the rest of us don't? Yes, and Darren Hardy has outlined their core principles in his latest book The Compound Effect: Multiplying Your Success One Step at a Time. One key is capturing 'the elusive force of momentum.' Jim Collins referred to it as the flywheel effect, but Hardy provides some highly practical approaches that get you to actually do something about it. Not enough business thought leaders talk about the importance and science behind momentum."

—Verne Harnish

"Thank you for your time and investment into our lives with your new project 'The Compound Effect'. It truly has affected positive change in my life, from minute one of the cd set. Thank you for telling it like it is and caring enough about us as your father cared for you. A gift that I never received from a father. Thanks again for your leadership."

—Yvonne VonHolle

"Before I read 'The Compound Effect' I was just another 21 year-old college student that didn't know how to break free of the 'rules' we are all programmed to believe about what it takes to be successful. When I read what a difference just one degree made in a flight plan could make, something clicked and a light went on in my head. It was at that moment that I was hooked and had to know what I needed to do in order to get my life on the right course, achieve my dreams and to steer clear of the negative things that worked (whether I knew it or not) to keep me down. The cool thing is how you lay it all out - step by step – for anyone willing to do the work. So I just wanted to say thank you so much for the life road map, and thank you for speaking the truth about what it truly takes to become successful in business and in life. I cannot thank you enough for mentoring me over the past three months. I have read 'The Compound Effect' three times now, applied it's principles and seen a positive impact in my personal life, spiritual life and my business."

—West Christian

"The Compound Effect was amazing. I started to change small subtle things in my life 4 months ago. And now my Auto Repair Business has tripled, I am losing weight, and now finally know what my purpose is in my life. Once again thank you for playing a big part in my life!!!"

—Shane Terry

"I have been applying the principles of the Compound Effect in my life and I seeing progress. Really like the Acceleration Chapter. I aim so high, that I was always make an impression with a prospective contact and the competition is nowhere to be seen. I am striving to bring others up along with me."

—Raza Y Moghal

Noted Experts
Brian Tracy

"This powerful, practical book, based on years of proven and profi table experience, shows you how to leverage your special talents to maximize the opportunities surrounding you. The Compound Effect is a treasure chest of ideas for achieving greater success than you ever thought possible!"

—Brian Tracy

John C. Maxwell

"The Compound Effect is a must-read book for success seekers. You want to know what it takes? You want to know what to do? It's all in these pages. The Compound Effect is a clear and concise success operation manual!"

—John C. Maxwell

David Bach

"Darren Hardy has written a new bible for the self-improvement space. If you are looking for the real deal—a real program, with real tools that can change your life and make your dreams a reality—The Compound Effect is it! I plan to use this book to go back and look at what I need to again work on in my own life! Buy ten copies, one for yourself and nine more for those you love, and pass them out now—those who get it will thank you!"

—David Bach

Les Brown

"If you are hungry to be successful, this is it. The fundamentals of all the success you ever wanted to achieve condensed into one book. Don't read this; consume it, study it, make it your operation manual for life."

—Les Brown

Harvey Mackay

"Life doesn't come with an instruction manual for success, so Darren Hardy has written one for you. The Compound Effect shows you how small, smart choices add up to transform your life."

—Harvey Mackay

Patrick Lencioni

"The principles in this book are as practical as they are deceptively powerful. I'll be applying it to my fitness, my family, even my faith life."

—Patrick Lencioni

Mark Sanborn

"Darren Hardy has a panoramic view of what it takes to be a success. He's a bona fide expert who shares what he's learned from firsthand experience to help you achieve greater success. This does more than get you pumped up—it gives you a plan. I recommend it!"

—Mark Sanborn

Jack Canfield

"A brilliant formula for living an extraordinary life. Read it, and most important, take action upon it!"

—Jack Canfield

Jeffrey Gitomer

"This book will enable you to climb the ladder of success two steps at a time. Buy it, read it, and bank it."

—Jeffrey Gitomer

Donny Deutsch

"Darren Hardy is in a unique position to aggregate the brainpower of the most successful people in the world and boil it down to what really matters. Simple, direct, and to the point—these are the principles that have guided my life and every top business leader I know. This book will show you the way to your own greater success, happiness, and fulfillment."

—Donny Deutsch

Chris Widener

"The Compound Effect is a brilliant formula for achieving the life of your dreams. Step by step, let it be your guide. Read and study it, but most important, put it into action!"

—Chris Widener

Denis Waitley

"Darren Hardy proves with The Compound Effect that common sense—when applied—yields amazingly uncommon results. Follow these simple steps and become who you were meant to be!"

—Denis Waitley

T. Harv Eker

"The Compound Effect will help you beat the competition, rise above your challenges, and create the life you deserve!"

—T. Harv Eker

Mark Victor Hansen

"Einstein said, "Compounding is the eighth wonder of the world." To compound your successes, read, apprehend, comprehend, and fully use my friend Darren Hardy's brilliance to realize all your dreams, hopes, and desires."

—Mark Victor Hansen

Richard and Linda Eyre

"People who talk about "success" but don't find ways to translate it into their personal lives—into their relationships and their marriages and their families—do not win my respect or my admiration. In fact, their words ring hollow. As long as we have known Darren Hardy, we have never had a conversation where we have not talked about our kids, about our wives, and about how our families are doing. We think Darren knows a lot about achieving success, and even more important, he wants people to achieve it for the right reasons!"

—Richard and Linda Eyre

Stedman Graham

"Daren Hardy's The Compound Effect is a culmination of success principles that is relevant to anyone who needs it! As a thought leader, he is making a significant contribution to our industry. A wonderful book!"

—Stedman Graham

Robin Sharma

"From time to time, you get the opportunity to make the leap from where you now are to where you've always wanted to be. This book is that opportunity. And now is your time. A superb work from a leading light."

—Robin Sharma

Connie Podesta

"I have spent a lifetime helping people get to the bottom line so that they can be successful and achieve instant results, which is why I absolutely love this book and recommend it to all of my clients. Darren has an amazing gift for sharing powerful techniques and telling it like it is so that you can save valuable time and get right to work putting his formula for success into action immediately."

—Connie Podesta

Dr. Tony Alessandra

"If anyone knows the fundamentals of success, it's Darren Hardy, publisher and editorial director of SUCCESS magazine! This book is about a return and focus on the basics, what it really takes to earn success. Make The Compound Effect your operations manual for life—one simple step at a time!"

—Dr. Tony Alessandra

Vic Conant

"With The Compound Effect, Darren Hardy has joined the ranks of the great self-improvement authors! If you are serious about success and living your true potential, reading this book is a must. It will serve as your operations manual for success."

—Vic Conant

Tony Jeary

"Life is fast with lots of distractions. If you want to advance effectively, don't just read this book—study it with a highlighter."

—Tony Jeary

Steve Farber

"SUCCESS magazine has been a fountain of powerful ideas since the day it was launched over a century ago. Now, Darren Hardy, the journal's 21st-century steward, has distilled the essential fundamentals you'll need to create the life you've always imagined. You shouldn't read this book—you should devour it from cover to cover."

—Steve Farber

Keith Ferrazzi

"This is a must-read book for success seekers. You want to know what it takes? You want to know what to do? It's all here. This is your operation manual for success."

—Keith Ferrazzi

Dr. Nido R. Qubein

"Fundamentals never change! Darren Hardy powerfully and persuasively shows you how you can have both success and significance if you'll follow the clear and concise ideas in this book. You'll love this work. Hardy is a genius for pulling it all together."

—Dr. Nido R. Qubein

Jeffrey Hayzlett

"The Compound Effect is a powerful, comprehensive guide to success. It gives a complete strategy to get you from where you are to where you want to be. The name Darren Hardy means success! My advice is read the book, do the work, and achieve success."

—Jeffrey Hayzlett

John Assaraf

"You can take the rest of your life and try to figure out how to achieve success, or you can follow the proven and tested principals and methods found in this book. It's your choice, do it the hard way. or do it the smart way!"

—John Assaraf

Don Hutson

"Finally! Darren Hardy has done it with this book. It's a terrific distillation of the essential fundamentals needed to achieve the life you've always imagined. Master these basics, and you will be the master of your future!"

—Don Hutson

Jim Cathcart

"Your life will be the net result of each step you take. Let this powerful guide show you how to make better choices, develop better habits, and think better thoughts. Your success is truly in your hands... in this book."

—Jim Cathcart

Tony Hsieh

"At Zappos, one of our core values is to Pursue Growth and Learning. In the lobby of our headquarters, we have a giving library where we give away books to employees and visitors that we think will help with their growth, both personally and professionally. I can't wait to add The Compound Effect to our library."

—Tony Hsieh

Larry Benet

"If there were ever a person who has his finger on the pulse of success, it's Darren Hardy, publisher and editorial director of SUCCESS magazine. I always look forward to reading what he has to say. He is a great synthesizer of great ideas."

—Larry Benet

Ron White

"I have had a front row seat to observe Darren's success over the last few years and never fully knew the keys to his achievement. He has unselfishly revealed his secrets with The Compound Effect so that others can learn from his success. In my eyes, it is more valuable than gold!"

—Ron White