expectations: Expect . . . . the Best - 02/10/16 08:37 PM
Expect . . . . the Best
“You get the best out of others when you get the
 best out of yourself.”
Harvey Firestone 1868 - 1938, American Businessman,
Founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Expect . . . . the best
 
Expect. . . .  the best out of yourself . . . . and go after achieving it everyday with a purpose . . . . and determination.
 
Expect the best from the people around you . . . . and they will seem to respond to your expectations.
 
Expect . . . … (14 comments)

expectations: Customers Will Love You - 01/20/16 04:25 PM
Customers Will Love You
“Although you customers won’t love you if you give
bad service,          your competitors will.”
Kate Zabriskie, Corporate Trainer  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Customers will love you
 
Your customers will love  you when . . . . you deliver on your promises . . . . and provide them with exceptional customer service.
 
Work with your customers to establish mutually agreed expectations for your services . . . . Then do everything within your power to meet . . . . and exceed those expectations.  
 
Falling short on your expectations will create a strain in … (9 comments)

expectations: Christmas is Doing a Little Extra for Someone - 12/24/15 09:12 PM
Christmas is Doing a Little Extra for Someone
“Christmas is doing a little
something extra for someone.”
Charles Schultz, American Cartoonist “Peanuts
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Christmas is doing a little extra for someone
 
Brighten someone’s day by doing a little extra for them when they’re not expecting it. It will make their day, impact their lives and we will be exceeding their expectations.
 
Doing little extra for someone; doesn’t have to be much, but it has to come from our heart and be sincere.
 
The amazing thing about doing little extra for someone it will have as much … (18 comments)

expectations: A Christmas Gift That Lasts a Lifetime - 12/22/15 06:10 AM
A Christmas Gift That Lasts a Lifetime
“Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To your opponent, tolerance.
To your friends, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself respect.”
Oren Arnold, Author and Writer
   
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A Christmas Gift that lasts a lifetime  
 
A Christmas Gift that lasts a lifetime is one . . . . that’s given from your heart. It’s a gift that not only lasts a lifetime . . . . it will keep on giving year after year.
 
It’s not about giving material things . . . … (28 comments)

expectations: Prepare for Your Future Success - 11/09/15 03:02 PM
Prepare for Your Future Success
“You prepare yourself for the future . . . . In that
preparation you are forming  the habits that
will take you to greater levels of success
in the future . . . . Or your habits
 become obstacles to you on your
success journey.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Prepare for your future success 
 
As you prepare today. . . . You are creating the habits that will move you into the future.
 
Your habits will become the foundation for your … (12 comments)

expectations: Customers Want Innovation - 10/24/15 09:35 PM
Customers Want Innovation
“Doing the things we do now and doing them better, cheaper
and faster take us so far. But it will not take us far enough.
We’re going to have to do new things in new ways.”
Peter Bonfired, British CEO of British Telecom  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Customers want innovation
 
People want what’s new . . . . and cutting edge. A good example of this is the iPhone . . . . When a new model comes out the preorders are overwhelming . . . . There’s a line of customers wrapped around the … (5 comments)

expectations: Strive . . . . to Do Your Very Best - 10/24/15 06:23 AM
Strive . . . . to Do Your Very Best
“I was taught to strive not because they were any guarantees of
success, but because the act of striving is in itself the only
way to keep faith with life .”
Madeleine Albright, United States Secretary of State
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Strive . . . . to do your very best
 
There may not be guarantees in life . . . . but there are truths in life.
 
Truth #1 . . . . When your committed and determined to achieve your goals  . . . .  You … (18 comments)

expectations: An Exceptional Leader Will . . . . - 10/03/15 06:01 AM
An Exceptional Leader Will . . . .
“If your actions create a legacy that inspires other to dream
more, learn more, do more and become more,
then you are an excellent leader.”
Dolly Parton, Entertainer  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
An exceptional leader will . . . .
 
Exceptional leaders are doers . . . . You will see them leading from the front . . . . and taking personal responsibility for their actions to achieve a successful outcome. 
 
There’s leadership may be formal by title . . . . Or in many cases it’s informal . … (11 comments)

expectations: When You’re Fired With Beliefs Impossibilities Vanish - 09/02/15 08:10 PM
When You’re Fired With Beliefs Impossibilities Vanish
“Man is so made that whatever fires his soul makes
impossibilities vanish.”
Jean de la Fontaine 1621 – 1695, French Fabulist, Poet
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you’re fired with beliefs impossibilities vanish
 
Your personal beliefs fire your thinking . . . . what you believe you can do you will find a way to do. What you believe to be impossible becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy of being impossible.
 
Your actions will become a mirror image . . . . of your thinking of what you believe you can do. … (18 comments)

expectations: You Are Who You Believe You Are - 08/06/15 06:35 AM
You Are Who You Believe You Are
“People who consider themselves victims of their
Circumstances will always remain so unless
they develop a vision for their lives.”
 Stedman Graham, Author, Businessman, Speaker             
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
You are who you believe you are
 
What you believe you are . . . You are.
 
You condition your mind through your thinking . . . . and those thoughts form the basis on who you become.
 
A stream of positive thinking conditions your thoughts . . . . and mind to think in a positive paradigm. Creating positive expectations . . . … (20 comments)

expectations: Doing What You Enjoy - 07/22/15 07:06 PM
Doing What You Enjoy
“Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying
to do everything they think they  should, they never
get around to do what they want to do.”
Kathleen Winsor, American Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Doing what you enjoy?
 
You can go through life . . . . doing what other people want you to do. You can also go through life . . . . living under other people’s expectations for you.
 
Or you can go through life . . . . doing what you enjoy.
 
Your life is a series of choices . … (18 comments)

expectations: Stepping Stones to Earning More Referral - 07/01/15 08:54 PM
Stepping Stones to Earning More Referral
“The keys to success is to get out into the store and listen
to what the associates have to say. It’s terribly
important for everyone to get involved.
Our best ideas come from
clerks and stock boys.”
Sam Walton, Wal-Marts Founder  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Stepping stones to earning more referrals
 
Listen to your customers . . . . your peers . . . . and the consumers. Their insight will become the stepping stones to greater success and more referrals.
 
They will let you know what you’re doing effectively to attract their business … (16 comments)

expectations: Keep Your Expectations Centered - 06/28/15 06:43 AM
Keep Your Expectations Centered
“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are
a good person is a little like expecting the bull
not to attack you because you
are a vegetarian.”
Dennis Whitey, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Keep your expectations centered
 
When you keep your expectations centered your focusing on the core of what you want to accomplish. That vision of what your want to accomplish becomes crystal clear . . . . in your thinking. As a result your activities are focused on achieving your expectations.
 
A person without centered expectations . . … (8 comments)

expectations: The Little Known Secret of Excellence's - 06/22/15 06:23 AM
The Little Known Secret of Excellence's
“If you are going to achieve excellence in the big things, you
develop the habit in the small matters. Excellence
is not exceptions it is a prevailing attitude.”
Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State   
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
The little known secret of excellence's  
 
The little known secret of excellence's is not mystical . . . . It’s in plain sight for those who seek it out.
 
Excellence is the thin slice of difference between being good . . . . and being great. In business excellences will make the difference . … (20 comments)

expectations: Your Service is a Marketing Tool - 06/17/15 05:48 AM
Your Service is a Marketing Tool
“We’ve come around to say that Nike is a marketing
oriented company, and the product is our
most important marketing tool”
Phil Knight, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Nike  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your service is a marketing tool
 
Companies like Nike effectively market their product . . . . and as a result their product has instant brand recognition.
 
As a sales professional . . . . your product is your services.
 
You will be judged . . . . based on the quality of the services that you deliver to your … (11 comments)

expectations: Your Customer Service is Your Business Advantage - 06/15/15 01:45 PM
Your Customer Service is Your Business Advantage
“Being on par in terms of price and quality only get
you into the game. Service wins the game.”
Tony Alessandra, Author and Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your customer service is your business advantage
 
Your service is the price you pay to get you into the door with your customers.
 
The quality of your service will keep you in the game . . . . or close the door behind you for future business opportunities.
 
When you want to win new business . . . . It will be the quality … (31 comments)

expectations: What You Finish - 06/10/15 08:30 PM
What You Finish
“People will judge you by the quality of what you finish
. . . . not by what you intend to do . . . . Or on
what your planning to do.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
What you finish
 
People will judge you not by what you start . . . . but by the quality of what you finish.
 
You can talk up a storm . . . . People are not looking for talkers they want results. People will judge … (16 comments)

expectations: It’s Not about Fitting in – It’s about Standing Out - 05/21/15 02:47 PM
It’s Not about Fitting in – It’s about Standing Out
“The reason they want you to fit it . . . . is that
once you do, they can ignore you”
Seth Godin, American Author, Entrepreneur,
Marketer, Public Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It’s not about fitting in – It’s about standing out
 
It’s not a matter about fitting in . . . . winners stand out as a result of their commitment to succeed.
 
It’s not a matter about fitting in . . . . Its matter of living your life . . . . and pursuing your goals … (13 comments)

expectations: Lift Your Thoughts - 04/16/15 08:39 PM
Lift Your Thoughts
“We lift ourselves by our thoughts. We climb upon our
vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life,
you must first enlarge your thoughts of it
and of yourself. Hold the ideal of
yourself  as you long to be,
always everywhere.”
Orison Swett Marden, American Writer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Lift your thoughts
 
When you lift your thoughts . . . . you raise the bar for your expectations.
 
Lift your thoughts for the future . . . . Create a vision for your life as you want it to be . . . … (15 comments)

expectations: Setting the Bar for Your Expectations - 04/01/15 08:13 PM


Setting the Bar for Your Expectations
“Achievement is largely the product of steadily
raising one’s level.”
Jack Nicklaus, professional golfer
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Setting the bar for your expectations
When you establish crystal clear expectations for your future . . . . You’re creating the foundation in your minds on how you will achieve your maximum potential.
Steadily raising the bar of your expectations and aspirations just a little higher . . . . and a little out of your reach cause you to stretch out of your comfort … (26 comments)

 
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