productive: Learn to Do it Better the Next Time - 07/12/15 08:12 PM
Learn to Do it Better the Next Time
“In sales there are going to be times when you can’t make
everyone happy. Don’t expect to and you won’t be
disappointed. Just do your best for each client
in each situation as it arises. Then, learn
from each situation how to do
it better the next time.”
Tom Hopkins, Author, Sales Trainer      
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Learn to do it better the next time
 
It’s so true that you can’t make all the people happy . . . . all the time . . . . There will be … (9 comments)

productive: The Secret of Constant Effort - 06/09/15 01:39 PM
The Secret of Constant Effort
“Constant effort and frequent mistakes
are the stepping stones to genius.”
Elbert Hubbard 1856 – 1915, American Writer,
Publisher, Artist, Philosopher
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The secret of constant effort
 
The secret of constant effort is not in the moving . . . . The secret is in the moving in the right direction.
 
Effort without purpose and direction becomes scatted . . . . One of wasted effort . . . . and one that will result in very little . . . . or no return for your efforts. Effort with a purpose … (17 comments)

productive: The Wealth of Time - 06/03/15 02:31 PM
The Wealth of Time
“When you play it too safe, you’re taking the biggest
risk of your life . . . . Time is the only
wealth we’re given.”
Barbara Sher, Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The wealth of time
 
When you were born you were given the wealth of time. What you decide to do with that time is your choice.
 
Value your time as a precious resource . . . . One that can only be used once . . . . and once it expended it is gone forever never to be used again.
 
Focus on … (21 comments)

productive: New Patterns Break Old Habits - 05/23/15 06:12 AM
New Patterns Break Old Habits
“When patterns are broken new worlds emerge.”
Tuli Kupferburg 1923 -2010, Counterculture Poet and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
New patterns break old habits
 
Habits . . . . are those things that you do almost without thinking.
 
Your habits are embedded deep within your sub-conscious mind . . . . and are continually repeated with very little conscious thought. You can also look at habits as a automate reaction to a situation. 
 
Your habits fall within two primary categories . . . . Positive habits that will contribute your long term success … (12 comments)

productive: Today - 05/18/15 06:32 AM
Today
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has yet to come.
We have only today. Let us begin.”
Mother Teresa 1910 -1997, Roman Catholic Religious
Missionary, Humanitarian   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Today
 
Today . . . . is a precious resource . . . . a one of a kind one . . . . and a special day in your life. Once your day has passed it will be gone forever. You will never be able to relive your day . . . . except in your memories.
 
Investing your day in productive activities creates forward momentum in your … (19 comments)

productive: Fully Engage Your Career - 05/10/15 07:27 AM
 Fully Engage Your Career
“We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are
fully engaged in work we enjoy on our journey toward
the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives
meaning to our time off and comfort to our
sleep. It makes everything else in life so
wonderful, so worthwhile.”
Earl Nightingale, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Fully engage your career
 
You achieve more when you become fully engaged . . . . in what you enjoy doing.
 
When you enjoy your career . . . . and turn your career into … (15 comments)

productive: The No Excuse Zone - 04/22/15 08:12 PM
The No Excuse Zone
“The best job goes to the person who can get
it done without passing the buck.”
Napoleon Hill, Self-Help Author and
Motivational Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The no excuse zone
 
The life that you make for yourself . . . . is a life that you made through your actions.
 
You become a mirror image of your actions. People will judge you by your actions . . . . and the results of what you achieve. Your customers want action . . . . successful results . . . . they don’t want … (11 comments)

productive: Acquiring Wisdom - 04/20/15 02:08 PM
Acquiring Wisdom
“Wisdom is acquired as a result of your life experiences and in
weathering the winds of change that those experiences
bring into your life. Some would say that wisdom
is acquired in the school of hard knocks.
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Acquiring wisdom
 
Wisdom is acquired . . . . through your life experiences.
 
The experiences can come to you from many directions. They can be turbulent or calm . . . . Every experience can be a learning experience when you look at … (15 comments)

productive: Nourish Your Mind - 03/07/15 05:58 AM


Nourish Your Mind
“The secret of health for both mind and body is
not to mourn the past, not to worry about
the future, or not to anticipate troubles,
but to live in the present moment
wisely and earnestly.”
Buddha, Spiritual Teacher   
   
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Nourish your mind
 
Focus your mind in the present moments in your life. Focus on what can be . . . . and what you can do to make your moments be all of what they can be.
 
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productive: A Bright and More Productive Future - 02/10/15 07:30 PM


A Bright and More Productive Future
“An investment in knowledge always
pays the best interest.”
 Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790,
Founding Father of the United States
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A bright and more productive future
 
Invest in yourself . . . . and in the knowledge that you will need on your success journey . . . . And you will be investing in a brighter . . . . and more productive future for yourself.
 
Your future success will be greatly … (12 comments)

productive: When You Don’t Like It . . . . Do Something About It - 02/05/15 07:00 PM


When You Don’t Like It . . . . Do Something About It
“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change
the circumstances, the season, or the wind, but you can
change yourself. That is something you charge of.”
Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009, American Entrepreneur,
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
When you don’t like it . . . . Do something about it
 
When you can find the time to complain . . . . and whine about your circumstances . … (15 comments)

productive: Making People Feel Important - 01/18/15 07:57 PM


Making People Feel Important 
“Everyone has an invisible hanging from their neck saying
‘make me feel important.’ Never forget this message
when working with people.”
Mary Kay Ash 1918 – 2001, American Businesswoman,
Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Making people feel important
 
Life is about making other people feel important . . . . and bringing value into their lives.
 
When you’re with someone . . . . make them feel as if they’re the most important person in the world. … (17 comments)

productive: Get Fired Up - 01/08/15 06:46 AM


Get Fired Up 
“You should not permit your present situation to influence
your thinking or your decision making that regardless  
of your present situation you should proceed
immediately to set a goal to achieve
something so big, so exhilarating
it excites you and scares
you at the same time.”
Bob Proctor, Life and Business Coach, Speaker,
Teacher, Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Get fired up
 
Get fired up . . . .  and get excited about your future
 
Your future … (10 comments)

productive: Saying NO - 12/16/14 07:56 PM
Saying NO
“It comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we
don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much.
We’re always thinking about new markets we
could enter, but it’s only by say no that
you can concentrate on things
that are really important.”
Steve Job 1955 – 2011, American Entrepreneur, Marketer,
Inventor, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Saying NO
 
The more you do . . . . the more your asked … (14 comments)

productive: Time Used With a Purpose - 12/02/14 02:17 PM
Time Used With a Purpose
“Do not squander time, for that’s the stuff
life is made of.”
Ben Franklin, American Statesman
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Time used with a purpose
 
Your time is at your discretion . . . . it’s your choice on how that time will be used. You can choose . . . . to invest your time in productive activities that will move you in the direction of achieving your goals . . . . Or you can choose to waste your time.
 
When your … (7 comments)

productive: Doing More Than Expected - 11/24/14 06:02 AM
Doing More Than Expected
“Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you
do after you do what you are expected to do.”
Brian Tracy Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Doing more than expected
 
Doing what’s expected . . . . is operation in the status quo.
 
Exceeding what expected of you . . . . becomes the gateway to a productive and unlimited future of opportunities.
 
Success in life . . . . is achieved by doing more then what’s … (39 comments)

productive: Who Will Tell You the Truth - 11/15/14 09:57 PM
Who Will Tell You the Truth
“There are only two people who can tell you the truth about
yourself – an enemy who has lost there temper and a
friend who loves you dearly.”
Antisthenes 445 BC – 365 BC, Greek Philosopher
and  pupil of Socrates
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Who will tell you the truth
 
There are two people that will tell you the truth . . . . but they come from a very prospective.
 
You enemy will speak the truth . . . … (14 comments)

productive: Tomorrow is a New Day - 11/14/14 06:26 AM
Tomorrow is a New Day
“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what
you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt
crept in; forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well
and serenely and with too high a
spirit to be cumbered with
 your old nonsense.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Tomorrow is a new day
 
Each new day bring with it the opportunity to have a new start. Make your new … (8 comments)

productive: Specialize in a Target Market and Standout - 10/15/14 09:07 PM
Specialize in a Target Market and Standout
“Small difference in your performance can lead to
large differences in your results.”
Brian Tracy, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker,  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Specialize in a target market and standout
 
You can’t do and be everything for everybody . . . . but you can standout in your profession. You can be everything for some people . . . . and those people are in your target market.
 
You may find it’s far more productive to a big fish in a … (10 comments)

productive: A Boat That is Constantly Leaking - 09/26/14 08:00 PM
A Boat That is Constantly Leaking
“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy
devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive
than energy devoted to patching leaks.”
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway. CEO
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
A boat that is constantly leaking
 
When the boat is constantly leaking . . . . you have to make a choice. Do you continue to invest your time and energy in a boat that will be in the same state after all your effort?
 
Or is … (11 comments)

 
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