A new approach to the success formula, this analysis of hinderances that prevent achievement. In the accomplishments of many types of persons, the basic qualifie of initiative, stick-to-it-iveness are described and enlarged on; the way in which ability can be encouraged rather than wasted. This is to help ""Almosts become Achievers teaching them how, not to work harder, but more effectively, how to inventory their activities, plan for a goal. Each unhelpful trait is discussed and a cure shown. Lai type of inspiring is palatable to many; this should meet them more than half way.