personal development: Time for stretching myself - 06/20/12 08:18 AM
Time for stretching myself Day 20 of my 100 Day Attack, and I am on track. I am meeting goals and deadlines.

My celebration for this achievement is a mere increase across the board of 10% for my daily activity.  I often marvel at the compound magic of multiplication by 1.1.   I started my daily goal of door knocks at 30.  After the first 10 days, this increased to a daily 33 answered knocks, and now at Day 21 this increases to 36 – achievable without appearing to add a burden to my day. (Internal acceptance and a new norm … (7 comments)

personal development: Personal challenge of 100 day attack - 06/01/12 07:54 AM
Personal challenge of 100 day attack It's on. Day 1 of my 100 day attack.

Excitement. Sap is rising already. A very early start for this first day of a great adventure.
100 days seems a huge amount: expressed as 10 reps of 10 exercises, the the challenge is put into perspective. I can do it. With reviews and tweaking, then goals can be reached, modified or extended as necessary.
I know the areas of my work that are income producing. These can be streamlined and challenged. Daily numbers prove progress, as does increase in bottom line. What is working, … (7 comments)

personal development: Book Review: 5-Minute Mindset for Success Workbook by Bob Hoffman. - 01/09/12 03:19 PM

Book Review: 5-Minute Mindset for Success Workbook by Bob Hoffman. Following his release of The 5-Minute Mindset for Weight Loss in late 2011, my broker, Bob Hoffman, is in print again with his The 5 Minute Mindset for Success Workbook.
This is the practical application of The 5-Minute Mindset, how to record your progress in its application. It contains the steps in the system, examples of form recording and multiple sets of the necessary forms.
Bob writes:
Whether you want to make more money, start a business, be a successful salesperson, be more successful in your relationships, have a better … (7 comments)

personal development: Spring cleaning reveals a gem - 06/02/11 02:30 PM

Spring cleaning reveals a gemPersonal Development has been a major pursuit of mine for quite a few decades. I like to think I can improve on me, make me more efficient, be a better contributor. With this in mind I usually try to keep active in as many fields as I can. I am a voracious reader - my father once commented that I read a newspaper to include tide times and shipping information; in other words, if it was printed , I read it.In an effort to reduce my clutter, I worked today on my office. Distraction was everywhere … (3 comments)