forward progress: Planning . . . . Creates Focus - 07/26/16 09:17 AM
Planning . . . . Creates Focus 
“Planning for your future creates focus in the present
 to create the future that you want tomorrow . . . .
with a pathway of doing something
 about it today.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Planning . . . . creates focus
 
Planning today for your future creates . . . . the vision of the path that you will have to follow to achieve your goals  . . . . Your plan will have mile markers for your success journey to measure your … (7 comments)

forward progress: Writing It Down - 06/08/16 06:27 PM
Writing It Down
“The discipline of writing something down is the
first step toward making it happen.”
 Lee Iacocca, Auto Executive
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Writing it down
 
Putting something in writing creates personal accountability . . . . to measure yourself.  To measure your forward progress . . . . against your goals . . . . your results  . . . . and the effectiveness of their actions.
 
Having it writing creates . . . . a road map for you to follow on your success journey . . . . Along with the mile markers … (12 comments)

forward progress: Confront . . . . Your Challenges With Courage - 06/05/16 05:37 AM
Confront . . . . Your Challenges With Courage 
“Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond
your strength to handle at the moment you can
grow more surely toward the stars.”
Brian Tracy, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Confront . . . . your challenges with courage  
 
Challenges are those things that you encounter along the way of your success journey. How you respond too those challenges . . . . will determine the pace and direction of your success journey.
 
Only when you confront your challenges . . . .  you able … (10 comments)

forward progress: Fear . . . . Becomes a Life Sentence - 06/02/16 06:02 AM
Fear . . . . Becomes a Life Sentence
“The fear is worse than the pain.”
Shannon Bahr, Forward Thinker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Fear . . . . becomes a life sentence . . . .
 
Fear . . . . becomes a life sentence of inaction . . . . and frustration following a winding path with no destination. Fear will disable a person into inaction.
 
The person that lives in fear . . . . dies a thousand deaths without making any forward progress in their life.
 
Living in fear is like many things in your … (12 comments)

forward progress: Your Greatest Discoveries Are Found In . . . . - 05/24/16 06:07 AM
 
Your Greatest Discoveries Are Found In . . . .
“The greatest discoveries are often made by not following the
status quo.  But in stepping out of our comfort zone . . .  .
and in having the courage to take a new path . . . . 
and try something different new and untried.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your greatest discoveries are found in . . . .  
 
Your greatest discoveries are not found . . . .  in doing what  you have always … (11 comments)

forward progress: Written Goals Create a Strategic Business Advantage - 05/02/16 10:22 PM
Written Goals Create a Strategic Business Advantage
“Having written goals create a strategic business
advantage because you know where
your going.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Written goals create a strategic business advantage
 
Your written goals create . . .  .  a purpose and a destination for your success journey.
 
Written goals give you a clear vision of your destination . . . . and are mile markers on your success journey to measure your forward progress.
 
With written goals you create a strategic advantage . . . .  over … (5 comments)

forward progress: Success is Taking Responsibility . . . . for Your Results - 04/11/16 04:57 PM
Success is Taking Responsibility . . . . for Your Results
“What really matters is what you do with what you have.”
Shirley Lord, author, senior editor Vogue Magazine   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Success is taking responsibility for your results
 
Successful people use all the tools that they have at their disposal in order to create their success results. They will also develop new tools as they go to stay on the leading edge of their profession . . . . to create forward momentum in their career.
 
Successful people will not only use all of their … (5 comments)

forward progress: By Managing Your Activities - 03/25/16 02:00 PM
By Managing Your Activities
“I never mastered time management. No one
 manages time; time cannot be managed.
I merely manage activities.”
Earl Nightingale 1921 - 1989, American Radio Personality
Writer, Motivational Speaker, Author and Dean of
Personal Development
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
By managing your activities
 
When you manage your activities . . . . you are managing a specific . . . . and targetable activities.  Those activities become measurable to the point where you can judge your forward progress . . . . Your results . . . . and adjust your activities to become more effective.
 
Time can … (5 comments)

forward progress: Doers Will Overcome Adversity - 03/24/16 02:28 PM
Doers Will Overcome Adversity
“We always hear about the haves and the have-nots.
Why don’t we hear about the doers and
the do-not.”
Thomas Swell, Economist  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Doers will overcome adversity
 
A doer has a clear vision . . . . of success in their thoughts before they start any endeavor.
 
A doer believes . . . . that they will succeed.  They will move forward with the confidence to carry them over their hurdles . . . . and over the finish line.
 
A doer doesn’t make excuses . . . . they put … (8 comments)

forward progress: Separate . . . . Yourself From the Crowd - 02/23/16 04:23 AM
Separate . . . . Yourself From the Crowd
“The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder,
is getting through the crowd at the bottom.”
Anonymous  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Separate . . . . yourself from the crowd
 
When you are standing . . . . and looking up at the ladder of life you will be surrounded by a crowd. You are looking up at the rungs . . . . of the same ladder that you will have to climb to reach the top.
 
There will be many people looking at the ladder … (19 comments)

forward progress: Plan For Your Success . . . . and Plan Big - 01/06/16 08:44 PM
Plan For Your Success . . . . and Plan Big
“Make no small plans for they have no power
to stir the soul.”
Niccole Machiavelli 1469 - 1527, Italian Writer   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Plan for your success . . . . and plan big
 
Success doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Success is accomplished through planning . . . . setting goals . . . . and putting your plan into action to achieve the desired outcome.
 
You will achieve what you believe that you achieve . . . . and in the efforts that you commit to in … (8 comments)

forward progress: Your 2016 Roadmap is to Have Clearly Written Goals - 12/30/15 05:51 PM
Your 2016 Roadmap is to Have Clearly Written Goals
“The trouble with not having a goal is that you spend your
life running up and down the field and never score.”
Bill Copeland, Australian Cricket Match Umpire  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your 2016 roadmap is in having clearly written goals
 
Goals create a clear purpose for your life . . . . and for your success journey . . . . Your purpose creates a direction for your life . . . . and becomes the stepping stone to your future success.
 
Your goals give you a target … (5 comments)

forward progress: The First Step in Getting What You Want - 12/19/15 01:37 PM
The First Step in Getting What You Want
“The indispensable first step to getting the things you
want out of life is this; decide what you want.”
Ben Stein, Actor
                
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The first step in getting what you want
 
Before you can get what you want in life . . . .  you first have to decide what you want . . . . and then be willing to pay the price of getting it.
 
The biggest challenges . . . . that most people face in getting what they want . . . . … (9 comments)

forward progress: It Starts With the First Step - 12/13/15 04:29 PM
It Starts With the First Step
“He who is outside the door has already a good
part of journey behind him.”
Dutch Proverb  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
It starts with the first step
 
Making the decision to take the first step out the door . . . . is the step that starts your forward progress on your success journey.
 
Your first step takes the courage to break the status quo . . . . and to step you into your future. Step into your future with the confidence . . . . that you will achieve your … (4 comments)

forward progress: Adjust . . . . and Take Action - 11/18/15 09:27 PM
Adjust . . . . and Take Action
“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of
fear. Perhaps the action or you take will be
successful; perhaps difference action or
adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than
no action at all.”
Norman Vincent Peale 1898 - 1993, Minister, Author,
Progenitor of Positive Thinking
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Adjust . . . . and take action
 
Our success journey is not an expressway . . . . It’s a road where you encounter obstacles . . … (9 comments)

forward progress: Your Purpose and Direction - 11/15/15 08:29 PM
Your Purpose and Direction
“Effort and courage are not enough
without purpose and direction.”
John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your purpose and direction
 
Your life needs a purpose . . . . . and a direction.
 
When you’re not sure where you want to go . . . . or why you want to go there. You may be moving . . . . as a result you’re not making forward  progress . . . .  You’ll find yourself drifting without a purpose.
 
Maintain a clear vision for your future of where you … (7 comments)

forward progress: Don’t Let . . . . the World Pass You By - 11/08/15 06:08 AM
Don’t Let . . . .  the World Pass You By
“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as
many days in the year as you make use of.”
Charles Richards, Canadian Judge and Politician  
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Don’t let . . . . the world pass you by
 
The world will pass you by . . . . when you’re content to continue to stay where we’re standing today.
 
There is no standing still . . . . when you want to make forward progress in your career. You have to keep moving in … (18 comments)

forward progress: Get Off the Fence - 10/11/15 01:38 PM
Get Off the Fence
“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on
sometimes. What matters is getting off. You cannot
make progress without making decisions.”
Jim Rohn 1930 – 2009, American Entrepreneur, Author,
Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Get off the fence
 
When there’s a decision that have to be made . . . . Make it and get off the fence . . . . and do what has to be done to make forward progress.
 
You can go into a business planning meeting . . . . and no one wants to … (33 comments)

forward progress: A Person With Goals Will . . . . - 10/02/15 04:30 AM
 
A Person With Goals Will . . . .
“People with goals succeed because they know where
they’re going.”
Earl Nightingale 1921 – 1989, Author, Dean of
Person Development
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A person with goals will . . . .
 
A person with goals will  . . . . Have a clear vision for their future . . . . and a sense of purpose in their actions.
 
A person with goals will create . . . .  A plan of action to achieve their goals . . . . They will work that plan to make … (20 comments)

forward progress: Hard Work and Sweat is Associated with Success - 09/29/15 03:49 AM
Hard Work and Sweat is Associated with Success
“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat,
the luckier you get.”
Ray Kroc 1902 - 1984, Businessman and
Founder of McDonald’s
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Hard work and sweat is associated with success
 
Many people say successful people are lucky . . . . I would like to think that successful people work harder . . . .and sweat more than the people standing on the sidelines watching them.
 
So what does hard work and sweat have in common?
 
They become the fuel for your success journey. … (28 comments)

 
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