information: Getting Good Information - 07/15/17 11:51 AM
Getting Good Information 
“Getting good information . . . . requires that you ask the
right answers and listen to what is being said by the
other person by following the 80-20 rule . . . . and
being a proactive listener.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Getting good information
 
To get the right answers you have to ask the right question . . . . and proactively listen to the person who is speaking.
 
The foundation of asking the right questions comes with the process of proactive listening … (20 comments)

information: Being A Proactive Listener Will Enable You - 07/11/17 01:30 PM
Being A Proactive Listener Will Enable You
“A proactive listen will gather far more useful information
and will be able to use it effectively . . . . then a
proactive taker.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Being a proactive listener will enable you
 
The foundation of asking the right questions comes with the process of proactive listening . . . . and applying the 80–20 rule of effective communication. That rule is composed of listening 80% of the time to understand the other person that’s speaking … (10 comments)

information: One of the Best Ways to Communicate Effectively - 06/30/17 01:04 PM
One of the Best Ways to Communicate Effectively 
 “One of the best ways to communicate effectively
is to talk less . . . . and listen more.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
One of best ways to communicate effectively
 
An effective communicator is a proactive listener . . . . They carefully listen to the other person when they’re speaking to better understand them as a person. As they do they will better understand the other person . . . . and their inner motivation . . … (15 comments)

information: Don’t Get Stuck in Your Thinking - 06/08/17 11:38 AM
Don’t Get Stuck in Your Thinking 
“Much public thinking follows a rut. The same thing is
true in science. People get stuck and don’t
 look in other direction.”
Charles H. Townes 1915 – 2015, American Physicist
and Inventor
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Don’t get stuck in your thinking
 
Expand your thinking . . . . and you will expand your world.
 
In expanded thinking . . . . are new opportunities . . . . and enlightenment.
 
When you look at things with expanded thinking . . . . you will look at things in a difference light . . . … (10 comments)

information: Knowledge is Precious - 02/26/17 04:27 PM
Knowledge is Precious
 “Fact are cheap. Information is plentiful knowledge
is precious.”  
Michael E. Angier Founder and Chief Inspirational
 of Success Net.
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Knowledge is precious
 
Knowledge . . . . is the key to know how to use the information that you have effectively.
 
You can have all the information that you would need to list a home . . . . That information only becomes relevant when you combine it with the knowledge to use the information for a purpose.
 
Your ability to continue to increase your knowledge in your chosen field . . . … (9 comments)

information: There is Great Strength in Silence - 01/24/17 08:30 PM
There is Great Strength in Silence
“Silence is a source of great strength.”
Lao Tzu 604 BC – 531 BC, Ancient China Philosopher  
   
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
There is great strength in silence     
 
There are times that you’re prepared to speak . . . . and where it would be to your best interest to remain  silent . . . . and to continue to listen.
 
The person that has the most in control of a conversation is the person who gathers the most useful information.
 
That information is collected by asking good questions . . . . … (7 comments)

information: An Active Listener Reaps the Benefits - 01/13/17 04:16 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
An Active Listener Reaps the Benefits
“Who speaks sows; Who listens reaps.”
Argentine Proverb
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
An active listeners reaps the benefits
 
Active Listening Skills . . . . Builds Rapport
 
Active listening engages the other person in the conversation . . . . and in the communications. As you engage the other person by activity listening to them you create the foundation of building rapport.
 
An Active Listener Reaps . . . . the Benefits of Rapport.
 
When you are activity listening to a person you are showing them . . . . respect by listening to … (20 comments)

information: Asking Questions . . . . Gives You Insight - 01/11/17 02:52 PM
Asking Questions . . . . Gives You Insight
“Asking questions with a purpose becomes a gateway to
 gathering information and a better understanding of
    the person that your speaking to.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Asking question . . . .  gives you insight
 
Asking questions give you insight to the person that you’re speaking with . . . . and makes the person feel important.
 
Asking questions is a sign of respect . . . . and shows sincere interest in the person that your are speaking with. … (11 comments)

information: Positive Thinking Makes All Things Possible - 12/27/16 06:16 PM
Positive Thinking Makes All Things Possible
  “What is possible starts in your thinking . . . .
Positive thinking makes all things
possible . . . . 
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Positive thinking makes all things possible
 
What you think about we become.
 
The human mind is a powerful computer . . . . . that processes your thoughts into information. That information will be processed . . . . and then stored in your mind as either positive . . . . or negative information.
 
The positive … (6 comments)

information: Making Less Mistakes Is An On Purpose Activity - 12/11/16 06:57 AM
Making Less Mistakes Is An On Purpose Activity
“Every mistake that I made-and we all make mistakes – come
 because I didn’t take the time to get all the facts
I didn’t drive hard enough.”
Charles Knight, Artist
 
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Making less mistakes . . . . is an on purpose activity
 
Make every effort not to make a mistake . . . . Get the information to make good decisions  . . . . get the facts . . . . and over prepare to put yourself in the position to succeed.
 
When you do make a … (12 comments)

information: A Master Communicator - 10/21/16 12:02 AM
A Master Communicator
“A master communicator . . . . understands the foundation
of getting the right answers is asking the right
questions . . . . and in proactive listening.”
Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .         
A master communicator
 
Master communicators create a strategic advantage.
 
Getting the right answers . . . . and gathering the right information puts a master communicator in control of the conversations.
 
A master communicator . . . . understands the foundation of getting the right answers is asking the right … (10 comments)

information: The Purpose of Asking Questions is to Learn - 10/03/16 07:58 AM
The Purpose of Asking Questions is to Learn
“Ask questions to learn . . . . and gather information.
 Listen to Understand . . . . and gain knowledge.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The purpose of asking questions is to learn
                              
An excellent way to learn and gather information is to ask questions . . . .  Do it with an open mind . . . . and listen to what is being said. When you consistently ask question with an open mine you become a learning … (10 comments)

information: With A Curious Mind and Ask Why - 09/05/16 01:02 PM
With A Curious Mind and Ask Why
 “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.”
Bernard Baruch 1870 - 1965, American Financier,
Stock Investor, Philanthropist, Statesman,
Political Consultant
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
With a curious mind and ask why
 
Ask question to gather new information . . . . and you will increase your base of knowledge.
 
Listen to understand . . . . and you’ll discover far more then you ever will by talking.
 
Be curious . . .  look all around you . . . . and you’ll see what you’ve missed in the past . . . … (11 comments)

information: When You’re In Need of Help . . . . Ask - 08/31/16 08:59 PM
When You’re In Need of Help . . . .  Ask
"Asking for help doesn’t mean that we are weak or
incompetent. It usually indicates an advanced
level of honesty and intelligence.”
Anne Wilson Schaef, Author
 
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
When you’re in need of help . . . . Ask
 
There are many occasion’s . . . . where you will have the need to ask for help.
 
You can seek help to gain additional information to successfully complete a project . . . . Or you may seek help to turn around your lives or career.
 
There will be … (13 comments)

information: Listening is a Success Tool - 07/21/16 07:24 AM
Listening is a Success Tool 
“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
 when you’d rather have been taking.”
Aristotle 384 BC – 322 BC, Greek Philosopher  
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Listening is a success tool
 
You can talk to be heard . . . . and you can listen to learn . . . . what you learn becomes a valuable resource. The information that you learn becomes the thin slice of achieving greater success.
 
A professional listener will proactively listen about 80% of the time . . . . and speak with a purpose … (7 comments)

information: Quality Questions Leads to Better Answers - 06/09/16 07:49 AM
Quality Questions Leads to  Better Answers
“Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people
ask better questions, and as a result, they get
better answers.”
Anthony Robbins, Self-Help Expert, Motivational Speaker,
Author   
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Quality questions leads to better answers
 
Asking quality questions leads to . . . .  informative conversation . . . .  and better answers.
 
Asking quality questions . . . . is in part of becoming a great conversationalist. As you ask quality question . . . . you gather better information and answers.  As part of your communications you exchange information . . … (7 comments)

information: Your Beliefs . . . . Determines Your Actions - 03/27/16 07:10 AM
Your Beliefs . . . . Determines Your Actions
“You are free to believe what you choose and
what you do attests to what you believe.”
A Course of Miracles  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your beliefs . . . . determines your actions
 
Whatever you believe with passion . . . . becomes your reality. This is especially true about what you believe about yourself.
 
Within your beliefs you filter information. How you filter . . . . and use that information is based on your beliefs. You will apply the information consistently with your beliefs.
 
You will … (8 comments)

information: The Quest . . . . For Knowledge - 03/15/16 08:23 AM
The Quest . . . . For Knowledge
“The Secret of business is to know something
that nobody else knows.”
Aristotle Onassis 1906 -1975. Shipping Magnate and  
International Business
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The quest . . . . for knowledge
 
An essential part of a business succeeding is in its search . . . . and accumulation of new and useable knowledge.
 
A key is to find the information before the competition finds it . . . . and to use it . . . . and turn it into a competitive advantage. The business … (9 comments)

information: Do It . . . . Right - 03/08/16 07:08 AM
Do It . . . . Right
“Be smart, be intelligent and be informed.”
Tony Alessandra, Motivational Speaker and Author         
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Do it . . . . right
 
Prepare yourself for success.
 
Success is a journey that requires focus . . . . and the right attitude. You will need the right tools to succeed. Prepare yourself . . . . and your mind to move in the right direction. The direction . . . . of achieving your desired outcome.
 
Sharpen. . . .  prepare . . . . and develop the tools that … (8 comments)

information: Unlocking . . . . Your Full Potential - 02/12/16 10:45 PM
Unlocking . . . . Your Full Potential
“Questions provides the key to unlocking
our unlimited potential.”
Anthony Robbins, Self-Help Author,
Motivational Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Unlocking . . . . your full potential
 
Questions provide . . . . the answers to releasing your personal power.
 
By asking the questions . . . . You gather the information that will unlock your full potential to become more productive . . . . to move you in the direction of successfully achieving your goals. 
 
Asking questions . . . . will increase your depth of knowledge … (7 comments)

 
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