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The rules for living in the real world have changed, because the world we live in has changed. Much of the conventional wisdom the last generation has passed on just doesn’t apply like it once did. If you want to win, and win big, and, more importantly, keep what you work so hard for, you need a crystal-clear view of how the real world works — not how you wish it worked, but how it actually works. In Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, six-time New York Times #1 best-selling author Dr. Phil McGraw abandons traditional thinking and tells you the ugly truth about the users, abusers, and overall “bad guys” we all have in our lives. He also reveals the secrets of how they think and how they get to and exploit you and those you love. You’ll gain incredible insight into these negative people, which he refers to as BAITERs (Backstabbers, Abusers, Imposters, Takers, Exploiters, Reckless), and you’ll gain the tools to protect yourself from their assaults. Dr. Phil's new book gives you the “Evil Eight” identifiers so you can see them coming from a mile away, as well as their “Secret Playbook,” which contains the “Nefarious 15” tactics they use to exploit you and take what is yours mentally, physically, socially and professionally. Life Code then focuses on you and your playbook, which contains the “Sweet 16” tactics for winning in the real world. Edgy, controversial and sometimes irreverent, Dr. Phil again abandons convention to prepare you to claim what you deserve and claim it now. You take flying lessons to learn to fly, swimming lessons to learn to swim, and singing lessons to learn to sing. So, why not take winning lessons to learn to win? If you read this book, you’re going to have a huge leg up on the competition, regardless of whether you’re competing for a job, a spouse, a social position, or friends. You are going to have a well-thought-out, passion-fueled strategy built on the skills and confidence that flow from rolling up your sleeves and learning what others simply do not know. By the time you finish this book, you’ll have the power to define success in your life, the ability to spot potential obstacles to your success, and the tools you can immediately implement to get and protect exactly what you want in this life. If you’re stuck in old thinking about hard work, patience and “playing by the rules,” you are about to learn how to “play big” and be the star of your own life. Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World was written for you.

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Life Code
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3.9 / 5
Title grabs you and peaks your interest.
January 14th, 2015
This was a well thought out book, however, I found most of it common sense already applied throughout life. I would have liked to have had more real life examples as I found most of the examples given a bit too simplistic and designed to fit the plan too perfectly.
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March 24th, 2014
As I read on wondering why I chose this book, realized ....... It had lots of advise for life situations, enjoyed the book.
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February 3rd, 2014
Say what you will about him, Dr. Phil is not all bad. I find with his books you have to take away what works for you. In my case, it was confirming that some people in my life are indeed toxic. I also found this was a great book to start the year off with to refocus on looking ahead.
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Interesting read
December 28th, 2013
Phil is definitely focusing this book more towards women readers, that being said it does provide lots of insight into being smart in todays society for anyone. With a little marketing of his other books thrown in for a bit of seasoning.
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Life Code
November 3rd, 2013
In this book, Dr. Phil helps us develop relationship skill sets that make us stronger and that help us maintain our personhood and integrity. It's definitely a must-read.
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October 7th, 2013
Loved this book especially the first half of the book. It described in detail what Baiters are & how to stay away from those characters. Every person should have a copy, thanks for all the great suggestions. Mj
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Life code by dr. Phil
March 11th, 2013
I this book I would recommend it to everyone!
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