productive: Focus . . . . on the Solutions - 02/09/16 04:59 AM
Focus . . . . on the Solutions
“Never spend more than 10 percent of your time on  
the problem, and always spend at least 90
percent of your time on the solution.”
Author unknown  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Focus  . . . . on the solutions
 
Devote your time . . . . and activities in finding solutions to the problems that you encounter in you life. By doing so you’ll find that your time will have been invested in productive activities . . . . and that you’re moving in a positive direction.  
 
When you … (13 comments)

productive: New Habits for a New Year - 12/29/15 03:01 PM
New Habits for a New Year
“Look forward to the New Year . . . . Start the year with
new habits that will contribute to a new and
productive year. Leaving the old and
unproductive habits behind you.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
New habits for a new year
 
As you get ready to ring in a new year . . . . it time to reflect back at your outgoing year. Leave your baggage . . . .and old habits behind you before the hour strikes midnight. … (9 comments)

productive: What You Think . . . . Becomes What You See - 12/22/15 01:10 PM
What You Think . . . . Becomes What You See
“To different minds, the same world is a hell and a heaven.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 -1882, American Essayist,
Lecturer and Poet
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
What you think . . . . becomes what you see
 
Two people look at the same world . . . . and sees different things. They see the world through their thoughts . . . . and what they see becomes their world.
 
Train your mind . . . . to focus forward on your vision for the future as you … (11 comments)

productive: The Function of Education - 12/17/15 04:51 AM
The Function of Education
“The function of education is to teach one to think
intensively and to think critically, intelligence
plus character-that is the goal of
true education.”
Martin Luther King Jr. 1929 – 1968, A Baptist Minister,
                     Activist, Humanitarian Leader in the African
Civil Rights Movement
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The function of education . . . .
 
True education prepares a person to successful function . . . . and complete in life. It is also to develop the social skills to effectively interact with others. 
 
There are multiple parts . . . . to … (18 comments)

productive: What’s the Best Use of Your Time? Right Now - 12/09/15 03:58 AM
What’s the Best Use of Your Time? Right Now
“Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize
and, repeat over and over is, what the most
valuable use of my time right now?”
Brian Tracy, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
What’s the best use of your time? . . . . Right now?
 
What can you do right now . . . . that will move you closer to your goals and objectives? What will you do today . . . . that will move you in that direction?
 
Focus on investing your time productive … (14 comments)

productive: Listen to Your Customers - 11/29/15 02:15 PM
Listen to Your Customers
“To satisfy our customers’ needs we’ll give them what
they want, not what we want to give them.”
Steve James, Actor, Stunt Man  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Listen to your customers
 
When you listen to your customers . . . . you build a bridge of understanding . . . . and rapport. In that understanding you’ll discover the true needs of your customers.  
 
Knowing and understanding your customer’s needs . . . . become the stepping stones of successful business relationships.
 
In understanding your customer’s needs . . . . you are better … (7 comments)

productive: The Leading Edge in Your Relationships - 11/27/15 05:51 AM
The Leading Edge in Your Relationships
“The leading edge in your relationships is rooted in
your attitude . . . . A positive attitude creates
the foundation for a long lasting
successful relationships.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
The leading edge in your relationships
 
Your attitude determines the way you see your world . . . . It also determines your actions . . . . and in the way you treat people.
 
Making a commitment to build and maintain strong relationships will enhance your personal relationships.  It will … (9 comments)

productive: Step Into . . . . the Possibility Zone - 11/14/15 06:07 AM
Step Into . . . . the Possibility Zone
“A life of possibilities is in your expectations . . . .
It’s in your thinking . . . . and happens
through your actions.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Step into . . . . the possibility zone
 
Step out of your comfort zone . . . . and be willing to stretch yourself forward into the possibility zone.
 
All of life becomes a chance! When you want to move into the winner’s circle of life you have to … (12 comments)

productive: Your Meter is Always Running - 11/05/15 06:56 PM
Your Meter is Always Running
“Life is like a taxi. the meter just keeps a – ticking,
whether your are getting somewhere
or just standing still.”
Lou Erickson, Author
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Your meter is always running
 
Why is life like a taxi?  Because your meter . . . . is always running.
 
The meter of your life . . . . is running ever minute of your day.
 
That meter continues to run when you’re super productive . . . . and its running when you’re having an unproductive day. You’re paying the price for your day . … (10 comments)

productive: Match and Mirror Successful People - 11/02/15 03:55 AM
Match and Mirror Successful People
“If you could find out what the most successful people did
in any area and then you did the same thing over and
over, You’d eventually get the same result they do.”
Brian Tracy, Self Help Author, Motivational
Speaker and Consultant     
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Match and mirror successful people
 
Successful people form the habits and traits . . . . that will take them to the top of their profession.
 
When you study successful people . . . . you’ll discover  that they repeat the same patterns over and over. As a result they … (20 comments)

productive: Procrastination is a Bad Habit and a Personal Choice - 09/19/15 08:21 PM
 
Procrastination is a Bad Habit and a Personal Choice
“Procrastination is the natural assassin of opportunity.”
Victor Kiam 1926 - 2001, American Entrepreneur
 
As I see it. . . . . . . . .
Procrastination is a bad habit and a personal choice
 
Procrastination is a bad habit . . . . and will keep you up at night. It will put you in a bad position . . . . and will derail your success journey.
 
DON’T LET IT HAPPEN TO YOU. . . . . . .
 
Procrastination is a bad habit and a personal choice. It’s your choice to procrastinate . . . … (16 comments)

productive: Look Ahead . . . . and be Prepared - 09/18/15 02:27 PM
Look Ahead . . . . and be Prepared
“Look ahead  . . . . and prepare yourself  for your future
opportunities . . . .Then you will look forward with
positive expectations . . . . and back with regret.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Look ahead . . . . and be prepared
 
Your life is lived in the moments of your day . . . . and in your day you’re preparing for future.
 
How you prepare yourself today . . . . Will determine … (8 comments)

productive: Take Measure of Your Accomplishments - 09/10/15 06:23 AM
Take Measure of Your Accomplishments
“Don’t measure busywork. Don’t measure activity. Measure
accomplishments. It doesn’t matter what people do
as much as it matters what they get done.”
Larry Winget, Author, Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Take measure of your accomplishments
 
It’s not how busy you are . . . . or how active you become . . . . What becomes critical is what you get done to successfully accomplish your goals and objectives.
 
There is a big difference between being busy . . . . and being productive.
 
Focus your efforts on doing what’s important . . … (14 comments)

productive: Productive Goal Setting . . . . is - 09/07/15 06:17 AM
Productive Goal Setting . . . . is
“The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing defined
goals, writing them down and focusing on them several
times a day with words, pictures and emotions as
if we’re already achieved them.”
Denis Waitley, motivational author and speaker,
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Productive goal setting . . . . is
 
Determine the goals that you want to accomplish . . . . in the order of their importance.
 
Clearly define what you want to accomplish . . . . Create a list of written goals to match and support … (14 comments)

productive: Keep it Positive - 08/29/15 06:07 AM
Keep it Positive
“You will find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful
people. Why not make an earnest effort to confer that
pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you
never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.”
Lydia M. Child 1802 – 1880, Women’s and Indian Rights Activist
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Keep it positive
 
Your life becomes a reflection of your attitude . . . . Keep it positive.
 
When your attitude is positive you will find yourself in nourishing and productive relationships . . . . and in positive interaction with people.
 
When your … (17 comments)

productive: Time Will Not Wait For Anyone - 08/20/15 06:50 AM
Time Will Not Wait For Anyone
“Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every
moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination;
never put off till tomorrow what you can do to-day .”
Lord Chesterfield 1694 -1773, British Statesman
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Time will not wait for anyone
 
When we were children . . .  . time would seem to move slowly.
 
It seemed like our birthday took forever to come around. It felt like Christmas would take an eternity for it to be here.
 
Next Saturday took forever to get here . . . . … (17 comments)

productive: Invest Your Time in Productive Activities - 08/13/15 06:28 AM
Invest Your Time in Productive Activities
“Time stays long enough for
anyone to use it.”
Leonardo da Vinci 1542 -1500, Renaissance Painter, Sculptor
 
As I see it. . . . . . .
Invest your time in productive activities
 
You have all the time there is . . . . and it’s your choice on the way you choose to use  it.
 
We are all blessed with the same 24 for hours each day.
 
It’s becomes your choice to invest that time in productive activities . . . .  or to waste the time. At the end of your 24 hours . . . . your day will … (13 comments)

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)

 
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