The Success Lie: 5 Simple Truths to Overcome Overwhelm and Achieve Peace of Mind
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About the Author
Janelle Bruland is an entrepreneur, business leader, and high-performance coach who inspires others to live highly engaged, impactful, and successful lives. She is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Management Services Northwest, a company she started in her living room in 1995 with a handful of employees. Today, MSNW is an industry leading company, named one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies by both Inc. magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal. Janelle has won numerous awards including the James E. Purcell Leadership Award, SBA Washington Business Person of the Year and the Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year.
Janelle is Co-Founder of Legacy Leader, a leadership development company where they teach entrepreneurs and business professionals how to build legacy, transform their leadership, and love their life.
She lives with her family in Birch Bay, Washington.
"The Success Lie is a book I wish I'd had when I started in business and was running myself on fumes. Very helpful advice for all entrepreneurs and business professionals, particularly women trying to balance it all."
MEL ROBBINS, Author of award-winning, The 5 Second Rule
"The Success Lie is a life transforming book for everyone who has been knocked down in life or has been told that they have to "settle" for leftovers. You can transform your life one simple choice at a time and this book will show you how!"
TOM ZIGLAR, CEO of Zig Ziglar
"Insightful ideas wrapped in real-life business stories. Janelle Bruland's success story is an inspiration to business owners."
HAL ELROD, International bestselling author of The Miracle Morning
"Janelle's journey as an entrepreneur provides powerful insights for any business leader, and The Success Lie offers her proven strategy for staying in the game. This is one book you don't want to miss."
MARK COLE, CEO, The John Maxwell Enterprises
"If you are tired of the hype and looking for a proven process to get unstuck and take back control of your life Janelle Bruland will show you how to get there. Her no-nonsense, super practical lessons are all about empowering you to own your outcomes, regardless of what success means to you."
DAN WALDSCHMIDT, Bestselling author of Edgy Conversations
"The Success Lie is something every high-achiever needs to learn as early as possible in life. Janelle Bruland has written a digestible, practical and invaluable tool for anyone who is unafraid to look at their life and choose a better path. A game changer!"
PATRICK LENCIONI, President, The Table Group; bestselling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage
"Janelle Bruland is a true pioneer in her field. In "The Success Lie, Bruland expertly explores the critical balance we all seek, and the potential we all have to define what success really means and how to achieve it. A must read!"
MIKE SIMMS, Chief Procurement Officer, Microsoft
"The Success Lie brilliantly unpacks what is missing in motivational teaching which promises 'success-in-a-box'."
SCOTT HOGLE, Bestselling author, Persuade
"The Success Lie demonstrates how to get off the entrepreneurial rollercoaster. Get ready for a life designed by choice."
STANLEY K. DOOBIN, President, Harvard Maintenance Inc.
"Janelle Bruland is an inspiration! Great book that will change lives!"
SCOTT ALEXANDER, Author of Rhinoceros Success
"The Success Lie provides powerful, impactful guidance from one SPARK to another. Its straightforward approach allows anyone to realize the nature of success and how it can be achieved with the right mindset, habits, and approach."
ANGIE MORGAN, author of the NY Times bestseller Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success and Leading from the Front
"This book is a game changer. The Success Lie cuts through the noise and unveils the truth behind success. This book has the power to change you forever."
JEFFREY J. FOX, Author of the bestseller How To Become a Rainmaker
"It is an immensely inspiring experience to read Janelle's personal journey in this book. Not only she has an amazing story of resilience, grit and success, but she has developed a true role model for others to learn from. Janelle's commitment to giving back to the communities is rooted in the deep belief that it is the right thing to do, and now she's found a way to amplify her contribution in the shape of a great book, leaving to all of us a legacy we can consult anytime."
Dr. ILHAM KADRI, President and CEO, Diversey
"The Success Lie is both timely and relevant. The author draws upon her lifelong journey of learning, growing and changing to offer credible and keen insights, practical tools, important practices and useful habits to help anyone, regardless of position or profession, live a more purposeful and enduringly successful life. By embodying the book's principles and putting into play actions that reflect them, you will create value not just for yourself but also for those in your network of relationships including family, colleagues, clients and friends."
Henry S. Givray, Chairman & Former CEO, SmithBucklin
"Loved it! Not many personal development books are so hard to put down! Janelle shares her wisdom gleaned from personal struggles and triumphs, turning it into a clear path for others to apply. Highly recommend "The Success Lie."
Elliott Neff, CEO of Chess4Life & author of A Pawn's Journey: Transforming Lives One Move at a Time