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Reach Deep Into Your Thoughts “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” Deepak Chopra, Authority in the field of mind –body healing
As I see it . . . . . . . Reach deep into your thoughts
In the reaches of your thoughts there is a place where everything is possible. Those thoughts come to the surface when you nurture them into a reality. At other times the thoughts are suppressed because they’re stretching your thinking and will stretch the boundaries of our thinking.
Character is Shaped and Nurtured “Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like fingerprints, it’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming.” Jim Rohn 1930 – 2009, American Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . Character is shaped and nurtured
You were born as a unique person and your character is shaped and formed through-out your life.
Your character is a little bit like molding clay. You can shape your character anyway you choose to make it and (7 comments)
Greatness Comes from The Doing “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” Joe Sayah
As I see it . . . . . . . Greatness comes from the doing
People can come into a meeting looking good in their personal appearance . . . . But they will have to product and do what they said they will do, if they want to look good. Otherwise they are exposed for being an empty suit and a poser.
Taking Responsibility Creates Personal Power “When we blame we give away our power.” Greg Anderson, athlete, author
As I see it . . . . . . . Taking responsibility creates personal power
By taking responsibility for your actions you take control your conditions that you find yourself in. By taking responsibility you are looking for answers and finding solutions to your challenges and you will find yourself a positive position to expand your opportunities.
When you take responsibility for your actions and your results you take control of your life.
Success is Not a Sprint “If you’re not succeeding yet, take heart. As long as you keep trying with persistence and determination there will be a way for you to succeed.” David Vallieres, Entrepreneur, Internet Marketing
As I see it . . . . . . . Success is not a sprint
Your success journey will resemble a marathon far more than a sprint.
If you decided to sprint a 26 mile marathon you would not be able to finish the race under those conditions. A marathon has a strategy and it (5 comments)
When You’re On a Dead End Street Turn Around “Rock bottom is a good solid ground; a dead end street is just the place to turn around.” Buddy Buie, songwriter, producer
As I see it . . . . . . . When you’re on a dead End Street turn around
At any time on your success journey you can make a turn that you feel will take you to your objectives. But as you are traveling on that road you find that it’s a dead end you make the decision to turn around and (6 comments)
How Great is Your Attitude? “A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our world; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunity that were somehow absent before we changed.” Earl Nightingale 1921 – 1989, dean of professional development
As I see it . . . . . . . How great is your attitude?
A positive attitude will lift your spirit and put the air under your winds to soar with the eagles.
A negative attitude will turn off the switch of (7 comments)
When You’re in a Tight Place “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, never give up then, for that is just the time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecler Stowe 1811 -1896, American Author, Abolitionist
As I see it . . . . . . . When you’re in a tight place
When you’re in a tight place and you feel like your back is against the wall you have reached a point to plan and to start your forward momentum.
The Art of Successful Time Management “The key to successful time management is doing the most important task first, and giving it your full concentration, to the exclusion of everything else.” R. Alec MacKenzie, time management expect
As I see it . . . . . . . The Art of Successful time management
Successful time management is the art of knowing what to do, how to do it, when to do it and why to do it.
Two additional key components successful time management are; knowing what’s not important and what (10 comments)
Motivation Comes From Within “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” Stephen R. Covery 1932 – 2012, American Businessman, Author, Motivational Speaker,
As I see it . . . . . . . Motivation comes from within
A coach can help you to sharpen your skills and can help you to get the most out of your talent. A mentor can offer you advice and be someone that can offer your moral support,
Follow-Through Keeps the Door Open “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow-through who excel.” Mary Kay Ash, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
As I see it . . . . . . . Follow-through keeps the door open
Talent may open the door – but it’s your follow-through that keeps the door open.
Talented people seem to have the advantage. Their talent can get them out of the box faster and their quick start can give them an initial advantage.
Have the Heart of an Adventurer “There are two kinds of adventurers, those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won’t.” Rabindranath Tagore 1861 – 1941, Nobel Prize for Literature 1913
As I see it . . . . . . . Have the heart of an adventurer
Treat your life like a great adventure.
Go into your day with the heart of an adventurer believing that your day will be a day of discover of new opportunities and that you will be opening new doors (4 comments)
The Value of Repeat Customers “Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.” W. Edward Deming 1900 -1993, Management Expert, Consultant
As I see it . . . . . . . The value of repeat customers
You can spend massive amounts of money in an attempt to find new customers.
Or you can provide your existing customers with exceptional customer service which will result in your customer becoming repeat customers and bring new customers with them.
Take it Seriously “Few people take objective really seriously. They put average effort into too many things, rather than superior thought and effort into a few important things. People who achieve the most are selective as well as determined.” Richard Koch, entrepreneur, management consultant, writer
As I see it . . . . . . . Take it seriously
You will take on many new projects throughout your career. The success or failure of many of those objectives will be linked back to the start of the project.
Four Human Freedoms Plus One “We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way. The third is freedom from want . . . . The fourth is freedom from fear.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882 – 1945, 32nd President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . . Four human freedoms plus one
Franklin Delano Roosevelt words spoken decades ago rings true (1 comments)
Exceeding Expectations is in the Eyes of the Customer “Everyone has the power of greatness. Not for fame, but greatness. Because greatness is determined by service” Martin Luther King Jr. 1929 -1968, civil rights leader, clergyman,
As I see it . . . . . . . Exceeding expectations is in the eyes of the customer
How your customers judge you becomes the foundation for your business and future success.
The single biggest differentiator is in your customer’s eyes is the quality of your service.
Average customer service will put you (1 comments)
Great Things Happen with Determination and Conviction “Great things are not accomplished by, those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” Charles Kuralt 1934 -1997, American Journalist
As I see it . . . . . . . Great things happen with determination and conviction
Great separates itself from the good . . . . and has an enormous advantage over anybody that is just trying to get by. Great is in the extra effort, producing a higher and extended level of customer service.
Great is having your customers freely (6 comments)
Talent is Like Electricity “Electricity makes no judgment. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it. Electricity will do all that. It makes no judgment. I think talent is like that. I believe every person is born with talent.” Maya Angelou, author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Talent is like electricity
Every person is born with talent.
Like electricity your talent is always there some (5 comments)
Success is Found When You Step Out of Your Comfort Zone “How can you learn and grow when you never step out and try something new and exciting? There is never a lack of resources, only a lack of ideas. Without risk, there can be no progress. All of us only have so much sand left in the hourglass, and one day our sand will run out. The time to risk is now and the great ones know it.” Steve Siebold, author, speaker
Know When to Say NO to Yourself “Self-respect is the fruit of discipline: and the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.” Abraham Joshua Heschel 1907 - 1972, Leading Jewish theologian of the 21st century
As I see it . . . . . . .
Know when to say no to yourself
Your self-esteem speaks to you on a continuous basis and you respond to it through your self-worth and your confidence.
When you come to a crossroad and you have to make a choice (2 comments)
Blaming Does Not Change The Condition “All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you” Dr. Wayne Dyer, Author, Professional Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . Blaming does not change the condition
When something goes wrong . . . . You have to get down to the reason that the things when off track. Once you find it your job is to get things back on (3 comments)
Pursue Your Goals With Gusto “No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.” W. Clement Stone, Business Entrepreneur, Self-Help Author
As I see it . . . . . . . Pursue your goals with gusto
Written goals will give you a big target to aim for and creates a clear direction for your career.
A goal will only remain a dream until have the courage to take the necessary actions to pursue your goals with gusto to create (7 comments)
Getting Better One Day at the Time “Everyday day, in every way, I am getter better and better.” Emile Coue, French psychologist As I see it . . . . . . . Getting better one day at the time
When we’re facing difficulties become better not bitter.
In times of facing difficulties we will have to determine how we’ll going to respond and resolve those challenges and the difficulties. We can choose to use the power of our thoughts and our attitude to help us through the difficult times and to become better. (7 comments)
Look Into the Mirror of Your Life “No man has a chance to permanent success until be begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes.” Napoleon Hill 1883 -1970, Self-Help Author, Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . Look into the mirror of your life
The person that has the courage to look into the mirror and recognize who they really are has taken an enormous step forward.
Once you know who you really are you reach a fork in the road one (4 comments)
Challenge What’s Believed to be True “If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were, really true, there would be little hope of advancement.” Orville Wright 1871 - 1948, aviation pioneer
As I see it . . . . . . . Challenge what’s believed to be true
Between early 1890’s through 1903 the Wright Brothers challenged the notion that man could not fly in a motorized aircraft.
On December 17, 1903 the Wright Brothers made history and lifted off for the first manned flight of (8 comments)
A Limiting Belief is a Trap “If you accept a limiting belief, than it will become a truth for you.” Louise Hay, international motivational author
As I see it . . . . . . . A limiting belief is a trap
A limiting belief will trap you in the world of the status quo.
What you believe to be true becomes true to you. Your limiting beliefs therefore create limiting expectation and will influence your action to reflect those of your beliefs. You won’t push your limits and you will remain it (2 comments)
Nurture Your Ideas “One of the most amazing things about business (and life) is the power of one idea. And one of your great challenges as leader is to understand how to find and nurture them.” Mac Anderson, Founder of Simple Truth and Successiories
As I see it . . . . . . . Nurture your ideas
An idea that’s nurtured has the potential to bear fruit.
Ideas like the Frisbee, Silly Putty and the Pet Rocks where in there day were off the wall idea’s that made their creators multiple (9 comments)
Doing the Same Thing Over and Over is a Habit “If you’re doing something the same way you way you have for 10 years, the chances are you are doing it wrong.” Charles F. Kettering 1876 - 1958, American Inventor, Engineer, Businessman
As I see it . . . . . . . Doing the same thing over and over is a habit
Businesses and people fall into habits and continually do the same thing over and over.
The Post Office does it and costs the tax payers millions of dollars a year (5 comments)
What is Possible or Impossible is in Your Beliefs “What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It’s more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.” Anthony Robbins, Author, Consultant, Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . What is possible or impossible is in your beliefs
Your beliefs can drive your career on the pathway to success, or can put the brakes on your success journey.
Good Listeners Stand Out “Without question, the art of listening is one of the most underestimated keys to success. I want you to stop and think about the friends and you really enjoy being with, the bosses you you’ve enjoyed working for, and I’d e willing to bet they all have one thing in common . . . they’re good listeners.” Mac Anderson, Founder Simple Truth, Successories
As I see it . . . . . . . Good listeners stand out
Good listeners will inherit the earth and control the negotiating (7 comments)
Worrying Won’t Solve the Problem “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened” Sir Winston Churchill 1874 - 1965, British Prime Minister
As I see it . . . . . . . Worrying won’t solve the problem
A person that worries is worrying about conditions that may or may not be real and in many cases will never come about.
Be The Best You That You Can Be “To be nobody – but- yourself – in a world which is doing it’s best night and day, to make you someone else – means to flight the hardest battle which and human being can flight; and never stop fighting.” E.E. Cummings 1894 – 1962, American Poet
As I see it . . . . . . .
Be the best you that you can be
Bring the best you that you can be to the surface for the world to see and (11 comments)
Keep Your Thoughts Positive “The Key to success is holding in your conscious mine what you want to achieve and then striving in everything you do to make the image reality.” Dr. Norman Vincent Peale 1898 - 1993, Author
As I see it . . . . . . . Keep that thought
Your thoughts are a driving force in your life.
Focus your thoughts on the positive and on what you want to achieve and your future success. Don’t allow the clouds of doubt or negativity to creep into your day (10 comments)
Accept Responsibility and Take Action “Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to over-coming the consequence of any misfortune.” William James 1842 – 1910, Father of American Psychology
As I see it. . . . . . . . Accept responsibility and take action
We may not always be in control of a misfortune coming into our life, but we can accept the fact that the condition has occurred. Accepting the condition is the first step in successfully correcting it.
Denial of the condition will most likely make the (2 comments)
Excellence is a Prevailing Attitude ‘If you are going to achieve excellence in the big things, you develop the habit in the little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” Charles R. Swindoll, clergyman
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Excellence is a prevailing attitude
Your attitude determines the level of your business excellence.
Your business relationships and your customer service is a direct reflection of your attitude.
Your attitude will determine that way you interact with your customers, how you (9 comments)
Goals Are Success Tools “Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in a positive direction; they can be changed as your priorities charge, new ones added, and others dropped.” Dr. O. Carl Simonton 1942 - 2009, author, oncologist
As I see it . . . . . . . Goals are success tools
To successfully reach your destination you have to use all of the tools at your disposal.
Goals are a success tools that puts your success journey into prospective and creates stepping stones that will lead you to your (6 comments)
Talking is Not the Same as Knowing . . . . “People who know little are usually great takers, while men who know much say little.” Jean Jacques Rousseau 1712 – 1778, writer, composer and French expressionless
As I see it . . . . . . . Talking is not the same as knowing . . . .
People with knowledge have confidence in themselves and in their knowledge.
They have learned much over the years by listening and observing, they also understand that when they are talking they (7 comments)
A Commitment to Excellence “Just make up your mind at the outset that your work is going to stand for quality…that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hand, that whatever you do shall bear the hallmark of excellence” Orison Swett Marsden 1850 - 1924, American Entrepreneur, Writer, Founder of Success Magazine
As I see it . . . . . . . A commitment to excellence
A commitment to excellence leaves your personal signature on the things you do and in (3 comments)
Money is Attracted by Our Deeds and Actions “Money will come to you when you are doing the right thing.” Michael Phillips film critic, writer
As I see it . . . . . . . Money is attracted by our deeds and actions
We will meet many people on our success journey with varying degrees of success.
Some of those people think that they can find a better and faster way to succeed and they continually are looking for shortcuts to the top. They may find some short term success but in all (9 comments)
There Are Times That we Have to Step up “A man does what he must - - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures.” John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . . There are times that we have to step up
There is a time in all of our lives that we encounter a situation where we have to step up and face the condition head on.
It can be a critical point in our life (4 comments)
The Secret Winners Know “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” Denis Waitley, author, motivational speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . The secret winners know
The secret that winner know is not the secret of the ages, it’s something that they discovered on their success journey that positively impacted their careers.
Winners have discovered and embrace the philosophy that their inner drive becomes the force that propels (4 comments)
A Good Example of Luck is . . . . “I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it. The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.” Samuel Goldwyn 1882 - 1974, movie executive, producer
As I see it . . . . . . . A good example of luck is . . . .
For a person to take the conditions that life hands them and to recognize the opportunity that lies within that condition and (6 comments)
LINKEDIN MAKES ME MONEY EVERYDAY - 07/10/12 01:10 PM
Take a few moments to read an outstanding post by Joe Petrowsky, he shares some great tips on using Linkedin and making money and there nothing wrong with that. Good luck and success. Lou Ludwig Via Joe Petrowsky - Right Trac Financial Group, Inc: “LinkedIn Makes Me Money Everyday”
I have nearly 2,000 connections, over 100 recommendation and have learned how valuable this tool is to my business.
It didn’t take me long to figure out how valuable this tool was and how to maximize its use. For me, it was all about the recommendation. When I ask someone to check (2 comments)
So You Think Active Rain Is Broken..... - 07/10/12 12:57 PM
Liz and Bill share their thoughts and insight on Active Rain and on some of the glitches we have been encountering and some of the fixes that can be done to work around them. Good luck and success. Lou Ludwig Via Liz and Bill Spear RE/MAX Elite Warren County Ohio: Cincinnati to Dayton (513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com): So You Think Active Rain Is Broken..... Aaaaack! I got up this morning and suddenly Active Rain didn't behave the way I thought it should!! What do I do??? Well it's both complicated and simple at the same time. Maybe it's you and maybe it's the Rain. It's not like (3 comments)
A Person’s Character Reveals It's Self “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato BC 427 – BC 347, Classical Greek Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . . A person’s character reveals it's self
A person can try to talk their way around an issue and to try to conceal who they really are. But in the end their true character comes to the surface and reveals who they really are.
A Person’s Character Reveals Who They Are “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato BC 427 – BC 347, Classical Greek Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . . A person’s character reveals who they are
A person can try to talk their way around an issue and to try to conceal who they really are. But in the end their true character comes to the surface and reveals who they really are. (3 comments)
We’re in The People Business “The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” Theodore Roosevelt 1858 - 1919, 26th President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . . We’re in the people business
The real estate business is a people business and the product is lifestyle and shelter. Based on their lifestyle they will select a shelter (home) to fit their needs.
If the real estate business is a people business getting along with people and (4 comments)
Success is Achieved Through Your Service to Others “I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Booker T. Washington 1856 – 1915, African-American Educator, Author, Orator,
As I see it . . . . . . . Success is achieved through your service to others
People want to be treated well and to see their expectations met.
In a shifting business environment sub-par customer service won’t get it done. When the customers’ expectations are not being met they will look for an alternative and (6 comments)
Your Thinking Influences The Outcome “Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude towards it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.” Norman Vincent Peale 1898 – 1993, Author, Minister
As I see it . . . . . . . Your thinking influences the outcome
As you think we do and become.
A positive attitude will create positive thinking and (8 comments)
Your Destiny is One Step Away “If you go as far as you can see, you will see enough to go even farther.” John Wooden 1910 – 2010, basketball coach
As I see it . . . . . . . Reaching . . . . Your destiny is one step away
To reach your destiny is a life long journey. Just as you feel that you have reached your destiny . . . . you’ll find that there is one more step that you can take and your destiny is one step (2 comments)
The Driving Force of Your Career “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for someone else Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you are your career!” Earl Nightingale 1921 - 1989, author and motivational speaker
As I see it . . . . . . .
The driving force of your career
If you want job security you have to make it for yourself.
Good Advertising “Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desire and belief.” Leo Burnett 1891 - 1971, Advertising Executive
As I see it . . . . . . . Good advertising
Good advertising targets a defined market niche. It has the power to promote brand recognition and to market your product and or services. When advertising is done well it has the capacity to motivate a person into a positive action.
Good advertising will create attention and attract customers.
Under Pressure a Person’s Real Character is Revealed “One of the most important lessons that experience teaches is that, on the whole, success depends more upon character than upon either intellect or fortune.” William Edward Haysole Lecky 1883 – 1903, Irish Historian and Essayist,
As I see it . . . . . . . Under pressure a person’s real character is revealed
You will see it in professional athletes, in negotiations and in politicians.
Some people will remain composed under pressure and remain in control of the situation while (10 comments)
The Human Will Is Mightier Than the Sword “Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake it very existence to the extent if it’s purpose.” Benjamin Disraeli 1804 – 1881, British Prime Minister
As I see it . . . . . . . The human will is mightier than the sword
When you have the will to create a desired outcome it becomes powerful internal force and motivator to drive you forward. It will give you the inner strength to push you through your (5 comments)
We Live Our Life From The Inside Out “Life is formed from the inside out. What I am inside determines the issues in the battle of life.” Dr. William Hornaday, founder of the Church of Religious Science, Los Angles California
As I see it . . . . . . . We live our life from the inside out
I have found through my consulting assignments and managing large organizing who the people are inside is reflected in their behavior.
In this particular situation the CEO was ruthless belittling and demeaning to everyone that (1 comments)
Fear is False Evidence Appearing Real “You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in your mind.” Dale Carnegie 1888 – 1955, American self-help author and speaker
As I see it . . . . . . . Fear is false evidence appealing real
Fear can paralyze you into inaction, keep you up at night and if the fear is not addressed they take over your life.
By addressing your fear you will find that (5 comments)
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