character: How You Use Your Spare Time and Spend Your Money - 12/04/17 08:22 PM
How You Use Your Spare Time and Spend Your Money
 “Tell me how you use your spare time and how you spend
your money and I will tell you where and what
you will be ten years from now.”  
Napoleon Hill 1883 -1970, American Self-Help Author 
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
How you use your spare time and spend your money
 
What do you do with your spare time?
 
Do you use it for healthy purposes . . . . and to maintain good health?
 
Do you use it to develop you’re your professional skills? 
 
Do you use it … (29 comments)

character: Building Character is a Process - 12/02/17 01:29 PM
Building Character is a Process 
“You cannot dream yourself into character; you must
hammer and forge yourself one.”  
James A. Froude 1818 – 1894, English Historian, Novelist,
Biographer, Editor of Fraser’s Magazine
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Building character is a process
 
Character is an all the time thing . . . . It’s not something that you can turn and off at will. We either have it . . . . or we don’t.
 
Character will come to the surface . . . . and you display it in your actions . . . .  in both your … (9 comments)

character: Your Character Is the Foundation - 10/23/17 02:26 PM
 Your Character Is the Foundation
“Character is the foundation upon which one must build to win
respect. Just as no worthy building can be erected on
a weak foundation, So no lasting reputation
worthy of respect can be built
on a weak character.”
R.C. Samsel, American tennis player  
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your character is the foundation
 
Character is foundation . . . .  that mutual respect is built on. The respect that you receive is in direct proportion to your character.
 
Lasting success can only be built on a strong foundation . . . . and the cornerstone of … (10 comments)

character: It Takes Character to Be Champion - 04/16/17 08:26 PM
It Takes Character to Be Champion
“Ability may take you to the top, but it takes
 character to keep you there.”
John Wooden 1910 - 2010, Basketball Coach   
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It takes character to be champion
 
Champions . . . . separate themselves in their profession from the masses . . . .
 
A champion wants to standout above the crowd . . . . They will look for . . . . and find degrees of separation that will propel them to the top of their field . . . . and keep them there.
 
A champion’s goal … (8 comments)

character: It Shows in Our Choices - 04/16/17 01:56 PM
It Shows in Our Choices 
“It is in our choices . . . . that we show who we truly
 are . . . . far more then in our abilities.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
It shows in our choices
 
The choices we make will become the foundation for our character . . . . People will come to judge us by our character. As others judge us they by that character they will make the decision to have a professional relationship with us . . . . … (12 comments)

character: Your Habits Become the Foundation of Your Character - 04/11/17 02:21 PM
Your Habits Become the Foundation of Your Character
 “Watch your habits, they become character.”
Lao Tzu 604 BC – 653 BC, Ancient Chinese Philosopher and Writer
 
 
 
 As I see it . . . . . . .
Your habits become the foundation of your character
 
What you do day in and day out . . . . becomes the foundation for your habits.
 
Your habit will either move you in the direction of successfully achieving your goals . . . . Or they move you in the opposite direction . . . . and further away from the achievement of your goals.
 
Your habits will also become … (9 comments)

character: Your Own Instinct - 04/04/17 04:00 PM
Your Own Instinct
 “Don’t you dare underestimate the power of
your own instinct.”
Barbara Corcoran, American Businesswoman, Investor,
Speaker, Consultant, Author, Television Personality
 
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your own instinct
 
You know what to do . . . . and what not to do. It’s part of your character . . . . and who you are as a person.
 
The question is . . . . do you follow your instinct?
 
Your instinct will tell you what to do . . . . and when to do it. You can question your instinct . . . . and when you … (14 comments)

character: Ability to Take Responsibility - 02/24/17 06:00 AM
Ability to Take Responsibility
 “Success on any major scale requires you to accept
 responsibility . . . . In  the final analysis, the one
quality that all successful people have . . . 
Is the Ability to take responsibility. ”
Michael Korda English Born Writer and Novelist
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Ability to take responsibility
 
To take responsibility . . . . is the depth your character in action.
 
When you can step up . . . . and take responsibility for your actions . . . . and your results you take control of your career and … (6 comments)

character: Character is the Sum Total of Your Thinking - 02/10/17 08:32 PM
Character is the Sum Total of Your Thinking
 “A person is literally what they think, their
character being the complete sum
of all their thoughts.”
James Allen 1864 – 1912, British Philosopher,
Writer,  poet
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Character is the sum total of your thinking
 
Character is devolved over time . . . . All character starts in your thinking . . . . and comes to the surface through your actions.
 
Your daily activities are driven your thinking . . . . What you do on a daily basis comes from the way you program your thinking.
 
Your … (6 comments)

character: Good Timber - 02/05/17 04:11 PM
Good Timber
 “Good timber does not grow with ease, the stronger
 the wind, the stronger the tree.”
J. Willard Marriott Sr. 1900 1985, American
Entrepreneur, Businessman, Founder of the
Marriot Corporation,
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .       
Good timber
 
Good timber will withstand the winds of life . . . . and remains standing after the storm.
 
Strong character with deep roots . . . . Will be able to withstand the changing weather conditions in your life . . . . without giving away to the pressures of life.
 
Good timber . . . . will withstand the winds of life.
 
Strong character . … (6 comments)

character: Wealth of Character - 01/07/17 09:40 PM
Wealth of Character
“True wealth is far more then the material things you have
in your life. The wealth of character reveals itself in
the way you conduct your life on a daily basis.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Wealth of character
 
Wealth is not only in what you have . . . . It’s also in who you are as a person . . . . and the character that you bring into your daily life.
 
What is the measure of a person?
 
Wealth alone doesn’t measure a person . … (8 comments)

character: Character is Revealed - 12/18/16 02:28 PM
Character is Revealed
“Sports do not build Character . . . . They Reveal it.”
John Wooden
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Character is revealed
 
Under the pressure of sports . . . . and in business character will come to the surface in challenging times to reveal itself.
 
Your character will reveal itself in the choices you make . . . . in the attitude that you have in challenging times. It will be seen in your actions. It will also be revealed in your determined effort to achieve your desired results . . . . or if you … (11 comments)

character: Real Integrity . . . . Is In the Doing - 12/17/16 05:47 PM
Real Integrity . . . . Is In the Doing
“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that
nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”
 Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Real Integrity . . . . is in the doing
 
Integrity is doing what’s right even when . . . . you may be the only person in the world that would know what you’ve done.
 
When you think about a person with integrity . . . . your thinking about the person’s character.
 
Acting with #integrity . . . . … (8 comments)

character: Intuition is . . . . Doing What's Right - 11/29/16 10:59 PM
Intuition is . . . . Doing What's Right
“Your intuition is your sixth sense . . . . It’s your gut
feeling of what’s right . . . . and what’s wrong.
It’s your inner voice telling what to do . . . .
 and what not to do.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Intuition is . . . . Doing what is Right
 
When it doesn’t feel right  . . . . it’s you intuition speaking to you . . . . It’s to your best interest … (9 comments)

character: Character is Shaped - 11/09/16 07:21 AM
Character is Shaped
“Character is shaped over a lifetime . . . . You character will
 be strengthened in overcoming the obstacles . . . . and
challenges you encounter on your success journey.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Character is shaped
 
Your character is shaped through the trial and effort . . . . and in your persistence’s to work your way through the obstacles and challenges that you encounter on your success journey.
 
Character is not shaped in the calmness of life . . . . It’s shaped … (5 comments)

character: The Resolve to Stay the Course - 10/28/16 11:21 PM
The Resolve to Stay the Course
“A winner has the resolve to stay the course . . . . and
to work through their roadblocks of life without
compromising their values.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
The resolve to stay the course
 
Winners have the resolve to stay the course through the roadblocks of life . . . . and to continue to push forward with determination.
 
You will need to have the strength of character to maintain your values  . . . . Not to compromise those values … (13 comments)

character: Facing A Difficulty Makes You Stronger - 09/09/16 11:09 PM
Facing A Difficulty Makes You Stronger
“Difficulties in life are intended to make us better not bitter.”
Dan Reeves, Football Coach
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Facing a difficulty makes you stronger
 
Difficulties can test a person’s will . . . . and their endurance. How the person responds to that test . . . . will determine the person’s strength of purpose to pursue their goals . . . . and greater success.
 
The person that can effectively work their way through their difficulties shows their personal strength of character . . . . and the persistence to continue … (20 comments)

character: When It Doesn’t Feel Right . . . . Your Probably Right - 08/12/16 12:10 AM
When It Doesn’t Feel Right . . . . Your Probably Right
“When it doesn’t feel right . . . . your probably right.
When it doesn’t look . . . . your probably right.
When it’s in question . . . . don’t do it.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
When it doesn’t feel right . . . . Your probably right
 
Doing what’s right is more important . . . . than doing what’s politically correct.
 
There will be times that you are going to be asked … (14 comments)

character: Energize Your Enthusiasm - 08/01/16 01:29 PM
Energize Your Enthusiasm
 
“Some people will have enthusiasm that’s like the
sea . . . . It comes . . . . and goes with the tide. .”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Energize your enthusiasm  
 
A champion has the strength of character . . . . that will propel them forward . . . . When others . . . . seem to be stuck in place. The champion power comes from their unshakable belief . . . . in themselves . . . . and … (4 comments)

character: You Create . . . . Your Destiny - 07/05/16 07:31 AM
You Create . . . . Your Destiny 
“You were not born a winner, and you were not born
a loser. You are what you make yourself to be.”
Lou Holtz, Football Coach  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
You create . . . . your destiny
 
Some people born into . . . . privilege . . . . and some are not. 
 
Privilege doesn’t make the person who they are . . . . it’s just a condition.
 
Each person creates their path though life . . . . and they will ultimately decide what path they will … (8 comments)

 
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