Empty advice

Avoid this pompous PDF and its boring manual for success.

Do you want to know the secret to success? Avoid Secrets of Success at all costs. This program isn't a program at all: it's a 52-page PDF that's full of grammatical errors and simpleminded advice.

This so-called program disappointed us right off the bat because you have to submit your name and e-mail address to register online and receive an activation code, which usually involves subsequent spammings. Once you've entered your code, you can open the PDF. Our eyes glazed over soon after reading the first paragraph, which is full of the worst sort of entrepreneurial claptrap: "Because there has been so much written on the subject of 'Success' that is the veriest twaddle--masses of platitudinous wordiness--that we hesitate to take the position of a teacher of Success." Or this: "We are apt to call this Will Power, and so it is in a way, back and under the Will in such cases is to be found the ardent, burning Desire that is the motive force of the attractive power." Does that make you want to read the next 51 pages? We didn't think so. This entire snoozefest is chock-full of "motivational" babble that makes little sense, even as a time-waster.

Thankfully, Secrets of Success if free, and it installs and uninstalls without issues. Still, if you're looking for advice on success, we recommend seeking out a reputable source, but not this one. As its author aptly summarizes, it's packed with "the veriest twaddle."

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