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"Difficulties in life are intended to make us better not bitter." Dan Reeves, football coach
As I see it. . . . . . . . In times of facing difficulties we will have to determine how we will respond and resolve the challenge and the difficulties, using our thinking and attitude. With positive thinking and a positive attitude we approach our challenges with a positive and proactive approach to solve any difficulties that we face. Once we have successfully resolved the difficult situation our self confidence grows and we (12 comments)
"Those who embrace learning, will attract the business opportunities and success of the future, while the non-learner will no longer be able to compete." Lou Ludwig, sales and marketing consultant, author, speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . The person that commits to continued learning, will acquire the skills necessary to compete in a completive world and succeed were other will not be able to keep pace. Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Inspirational Speaker, Educator, Author (14 comments)
"The key is not to prioritize what's on the schedule, but to schedule your priorities." Steven Covey, author and speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . Time properly used becomes time invested, by prioritizing our day's to accomplish our most important priorities we invest our time in our future success and prosperity. Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Inspirational Speaker, Educator, Author
"All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless, he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to do or be." Norman Vincent Peale, 1898-1993, American writer and minister
As I see it. . . . . . . . Success people know where they want to go and the path they take to reach the desired outcome. They understand the value of planning and goal setting and will plan for success with define goals and measure there progress. (10 comments)
"Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation." Jack Nicklaus, American professional golfer
As I see it. . . . . . . . When we establish crystal clear expectations for our future, we create the foundation in our minds on how we will achieve our maximum potential. Steadily raise the bar of our expectations and aspirations just a little higher and a little out of our reach causes us to stretch out of our comfort zone. As we stretch out of our (4 comments)
"Courage is the discovery that you may not win and trying when you know you can lose." Tom Krause
As I see it. . . . . . . . Many times we find ourselves in a challenging situation. When things look lost, and it appears that we may not succeed or win. At that very moment we have to dig deep into our resolve and have the courage to go over, around and through the challenges to find the way to find succeed. (20 comments)
"Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think ." Benjamin Disraeli, was a British statesman and author
As I see it. . . . . . . . Our thoughts are the foundation to be a positive thinker and doer. Our thoughts will move us in the direction of our goals and objective. The highest level of our thoughts will determine the level of our achievement, our thoughts than will take us were we want to go. Lou (8 comments)
"My dreams are worthless, my plans are dust, my goals are impossible- all are of no value unless they are follow by action I will act now." Excerpts from scroll IX
As I see it . . . . . Success will come to those who are willing to take the calculated risks necessary to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of achieving their goals and pursuing their dreams. The key is to take action and take the action now. Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, (10 comments)
"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." Niccole Machiavelli, Italian renaissance writer
As I see it. . . . . . . . Entrepreneurs see obstacles as the seeds of opportunity, and make the most of any situation. Obstacles are a fact of life and we do encounter them and they will come in many shapes and sizes. When you are presented with an obstacle step back for a moment and (10 comments)
"To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you." Tony Dorsett, Dallas Cowboy's star running back
As I see it. . . . . . . . When you find that something special that inspires you, you will find your passion to conquer the world. This will get you on the right path to drive you to the height of your success. (12 comments)
"The size of the future you actually experience will largely be determined by one factor; the people you choose to connect with. When you invite people who are truly committed to growth into every aspect of your life, your own potential for growth become truly unlimited." Dan Sullivan
As I see it. . . . . . . . Your potential becomes unlimited when you choose to invite positive people into your life. (10 comments)
"Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you; chances are it will burn very brightly." Dr. Steven Covey, personal development author and speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . Motivation lights the fire that burns from within; it's encourages you to do a little more, try a little hard and see it though to a successful outcome. Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Inspiration Speaker, Educator, Author
"With great confidence in yourself and your abilities, you will set bigger goals, make bigger plans, and commit yourself to achieving objectives that today you only dream about." Brian Tracy, self help author and speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . Confidence in yourself creates confidences in your decisions and your actions. (8 comments)
"Sometimes things which at the moment may be perceived as obstacles-and actually be obstacles, difficulties, or drawbacks- can in the long result in some good end which would not have occurred if it had not been for the obstacle." Steve Allen, American humorist
As I see it. . . . . . . . It's not what happens to us that important; it's what we do about what happens to us that makes the difference. (10 comments)
"There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people." Jan Ashford
As I see it. . . . . . . . If we believe that we can we will, if we believe we can't we (8 comments)
"If a man has a talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partially failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded, and won satisfaction and triumph few men ever know." Thomas Wolfe
As I see it. . . . . . . . A man who learns to use all of his talent succeeds beyond their wildest expectation. (6 comments)
"My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own. I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice, my responsibility. Win or lose, Only I hold the key to my destiny." Elaine Maxwell, American writer
As I see it. . . . . . . . The inter power of your will creates your future and your destiny.
Getting close now - 01/15/09 07:34 PM
If your attending the International Builders Show in Las Vegas meet the experts is a must. See you in Las Vegas Via Steve Hoffacker - Real Estate Sales & Marketing Consulting and Strategies (Hoffacker Associates LLC): Yesterday, I reminded everyone of the great opportunity coming up next week at the International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. One week from today will be the second day of our two-day program called "Meet the Experts." The NSMC/IRM is sponsoring this program, and 12 more topics are being presented on Thursday, January 22nd (for a total of 24 programs). Here is the Thursday schedule. Come (2 comments)
"We can let circumstances rules us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within." Earl Nightingale, author of the The Strangest Secret, and Lead the Field
As I see it. . . . . . . . At times we find ourselves with circumstances that may appear out of our control. Step back and analyze your circumstances, and then look for solutions. Take charge of the circumstances and control the situation, don't let the situation control you. (4 comments)
"Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps till the legend, ‘over steep ways to the stars' fulfills itself." W. C. Doane
As I see it. . . . . . . . As we navigate our success journey we find that the road may not always be smooth and many times our footing becomes unsure. During these times, remain focused on your desired outcome and keep (8 comments)
"What I wanted was to be allowed to do the thing in the world that I did best- which I believed then and believe now is the greatest privilege there is. When I did success found me." Debbi Fields, entrepreneur
As I see it. . . . . . . . Do what you love, do it will passion, do your best, be consistent and success will be yours. (14 comments)
Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB): 30 Under 30 - Jan. 12 Deadline Each June, REALTOR® Magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real estate industry. Now's your chance to be considered for the 2009 class of "30 Under 30." On this page you will be able to access an application and find answers to your questions.Who is eligible? Any REALTOR® member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® who is under age 30 as of May 31, 2009, and (4 comments)
"Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, "Make me feel important." Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life." Mary Kay Ash, entrepreneur
As I see it. . . . . . . . Life is about making other people feel important and bringing value to their lives before it comes into ours.
"I will waste not even a precious second today in anger or hate or jealousy or selfishness. I know that the seeds I sow I will harvest, because every action, good or bad, is always followed by an equal reaction. I will plant only good seeds this day." Og Mandino, The greatest salesman in the world
As I see it. . . . . . . . How we decide to spend in the present will determine how we will live our lives in the (10 comments)
"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself ‘I have lived through this horror I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the things you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady
As I see it. . . . . . . . When we have the courage to face our fears, look fear in the eye with inter confidence, you develop the strength (12 comments)
"You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win." Zig Zigler, author, motivational speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . The foundation of success is to visualize your success, create a plan, and develop a strategy to accomplish your plan. Take the necessary action steps required to succeed with the expectation that you will be successful. (14 comments)
Get your questions answered at IBS - 01/07/09 12:03 PM
Planning to attend the International Builders Show in Las Vegas. Stop by meet the experts on Wednesday and say hello. Lou
Via Steve Hoffacker - Real Estate Sales & Marketing Consulting and Strategies (Hoffacker Associates LLC): Starting 2 weeks from today, the International Builders' Show (IBS) put on by the NAHB will be in Las Vegas. Within that Show are many exhibits, seminars, and classes. For 2 of the 4 days that the Show runs, we are doing a series of 24 programs on a variety of sales, marketing, and management topics. These are done in a Q&A format with a (8 comments)
Via Steve Hoffacker - Real Estate Sales & Marketing Consulting and Strategies (Hoffacker Associates LLC): As I mentioned yesterday, the International Builders' Show (IBS) put on by the NAHB will be in Las Vegas starting on January 20th. The NSMC/IRM is sponsoring the "Meet the Experts" program, consisting of 24 topics presented over 2 days with 2 topics going on concurrently at each time slot. These are done in a Q&A format with a facilitator (2 comments)
"Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest." Paul Zane Pilzer
As I see it. . . . . . . . Staying ahead of the curve becomes a choice. We can wait and fall backwards and get run over by change, or we can select success and prosperity by embracing change and taking proactive actions and moving forward. (8 comments)
"It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life." Jim Rohn, author, motivational speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . . Live a full life and create a vision of what you want to attract into your life. Your life will become a magnet for your dreams and you will have a life of richness. (8 comments)
Via Danielle Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB): Building and Maintaining your Referral network is the key to generating continued business. Instructor: Lou Ludwig, National Speaker and active member of the RAPB & Goldcoast Builders Association
RAPB Boca Raton Conference Center 3200 N. Military Trail, Suite 110 January 9, 2009 9:00am-12:00pm Cost:$25 Building a Referral Based Business Sphere of influence, past business relationships, previous contacts, and referrals now account for (3 comments)
"You cannot choose the things that will happen to us, but we can choose the attitude we will take towards anything that happens. Success or failure depends on your attitude." Alfred A. Montapert
As I see it. . . . . . . . We can not always control our circumstances that we find ourselves in, but we have a choice about our attitude when we find ourselves in those challenging situations; our attitude will lead us to solutions that will either open doors or close doors, success or (8 comments)
"Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right." Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York
As I see it. . . . . . . . Doing what's right is more important than doing what is politically correct. Overtime, people will judge you by your actions.
Those college bowl games are more expensive than you thought - 01/03/09 01:15 PM
Is this a complete waste of the tax payers money? Via Steve Hoffacker - Real Estate Sales & Marketing Consulting and Strategies (Hoffacker Associates LLC): This year's college bowl game season was the most expensive ever. Even if you didn't attend a single college bowl game this year - or the couple that remain to be played - you and I paid quite a bit just to sit home and watch on TV. Did you know that you (all of us) have been sponsoring some of games and we have nothing to show for it? No one knows our name, no traffic was (8 comments)
"Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choices and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be." W. H. Auden
As I see it. . . . . . . . Taking responsibility for our choices and the outcomes of those choices creates a life of mastery and fulfillment. (2 comments)
"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy at what you shall at last unveil" James Allen
As I see it. . . . . . . . Dream big dreams; imprint the vision of your dreams in your mind as if they have already been accomplished. Overtime, you will become the person that you envisioned in your dreams and your dreams will come true. (12 comments)
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