How many times do hear of yet another person who has become a millionaire and wonder how they became so successful? Ever wonder what big thing they did to become rich? I do.

Here is a fact: there is no big thing you can do to become successful. It is the small things you do every day that eventually lead to the life of your dreams.  

The small things either lead you closer to your goals, or they lead you away from them.  Small things matter.

“The way you do anything is the way you do everything.”

– T. Harv Eker

You Can’t Cheat Success: How the Little Things That Don’t Seem Important Are the Most Important of All by Tom Corson-Knowles is a fresh, useful, no-nonsense book about how to achieve your dreams and live a great life. In this quick read, Tom Corson-Knowles covers how to be crystal clear about what you want to achieve by first discovering why you want what you want. He demonstrates how to establish the right mindset, plan the small steps you need to take, take action to meet your goals, and reiterates there is no shortcut to success. Tom explains the importance of doing the small things, how essential it is to study every day, how having the best mindset will help you succeed, how habits make a difference, and how giving enhances success.   

What I especially loved about Tom’s book is his explanation of how to turn a difficult situation into a winning one. All of us go through hard times in life, and most often, we use these hardships as excuses for why we can’t achieve our goals. Believing we are trapped or outrun, most of us give up and choose to believe we can’t accomplish what we imagine for our lives.

Tom teaches people like you and me how to come to grips with our pain by asking ourselves probing, difficult questions: What can I learn from what happened? How is this situation serving me? Or, how does this problem compare to other problems other people are facing? The answers to these questions take us to a more positive place, encourage us to reach out for help, and inspire us to take action on our goals despite what might be happening.

Mr. Corson-Knowles also reiterates the importance of studying daily to achieve your goals. If you want to become a fiction writer, study what other fiction writers do, for example. If you want to become a professional chess player, learn what the masters do. If you want to start a business, study those who run profitable businesses. You get the point! Make time every day to learn, whether it is watching a webinar, taking a class, listening to a podcast, or reading a book.

“If you want to achieve anything in life, study and practice daily. If you just improve a little bit every day, before you know it, you will be one of the best in your field. “ – Tom Corson-Knowles

I recommend You Can’t Cheat Success by Tom Corson-Knowles to anyone wanting to achieve great things and wondering what is stopping them. It is an easy, inspirational, short, must-read that will help you get your head in the right place, take action, and get on with living the life you desire.

A bit about the author, Tom Corson-Knowles:

Tom Corson-Knowles, author and founder of TCK Publishing headshot

Tom Corson Knowles is an entrepreneur and best-selling author of over twenty books including Secrets of the Six-Figure Author, The Kindle Publishing BibleRules of the Rich, and The Kindle Writing Bible. He is the founder and CEO of TCK Publishing, an online publishing company that publishes fiction and non-fiction eBooks, print books, and audiobooks in all major genres and niches.

Tom has taught more than 100,000 authors how to write, publish, and market their books through his online training courses and as an online instructor at Udemy. His Ebook Publishing School free training program shows authors how to self-publish and launch their first book with little or no budget.

Since establishing the Publishing Profits Podcast, Tom has interviewed some prominent authors and publishing experts, including Jeff Goins, Jane Friedman, Steve Berry, and Dave Chesson. His mission is to help as many authors as possible earn a full-time living from their writing.   

In addition to all of the above, Mr. Corson-Knowles is the creator of Pickleball Oasis, an informational site that shares everything having to do with pickleball. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with his dog Augie and his cat Tonic.

To learn more about Tom Corson-Knowles, visit TCK Publishing. Or, to purchase a copy of You Can’t Cheat Success: How the Little Things That Don’t Seem Important Are the Most Important of All visit Amazon.  

Posted by:Vilma Reynoso

Vilma Reynoso, aka Vilms, is a writer, gardening aficionado, and whole-food enthusiast who writes about the human experience, human rights, self-growth, and various subjects. Her passion is to inspire others to live their best lives for a kinder, more compassionate world. To learn more about Vilma, visit her website,

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