off track: A Healthy Dose of Praise - 11/28/17 03:29 PM
A Healthy Dose of Praise 
“Sandwich every bit of criticism between two
heavy layers of praise.”
Mary Kay Ash 1918 – 2001, American Businesswoman,
Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
A healthy dose of praise
 
It seems so easy to criticize . . . .  not so much so to praise.
 
Fact is things go wrong . . . . mistakes happens . . . . and our success journey can seem like a moving target.
 
So when something gets off track . . . . What’s the goal? Is it to criticize the person? Or is it … (10 comments)

off track: Excuses Change Nothing - 11/05/17 07:35 AM
Excuses Change Nothing
 “Excuses change nothing, but makes everyone feel better.”
Mason Cooley 1927 – 2002, American Writer
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Excuses change nothing
 
Making excuses is having a bad case of denial.
 
Making excuses changes nothing for the better in your life . . . . In most cases it will allow a negative condition to continue to multiple . . . . and increase the difficultly in resolving the condition.
 
Making excuses becomes a big-time waster . . . .  It can easily take you off track . . . . and move you in the wrong … (12 comments)

off track: When You Stumble - 10/08/17 02:37 PM
When You Stumble
 “Never let a stumble in the road be the end of
your journey.”
Author Unknown
 
 
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you stumble
 
The only time that we’re likely not to stumble . . . . is when we’re in our comfort zone . . . . and not pushing.
 
Your success journey is a proactive activity . . . .  When your pushing forward to get better . . . . pushing for new opportunities . . . . pushing for new business things can get off track. When things get off track as a real estate professional … (10 comments)

off track: Best Practices - 02/21/17 04:24 PM
Best Practices
“For all my good intentions, there are days when things go
wrong or I fall into old habits, when things are not going
well, when I’m grumpy or mad I realized that I’m not
been paying, attention to my soul and I’ve not
been following my best routines.”
Robert Fulghum, American Author, Unitarian
Universalist Minister
 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Best practices
 
Doing what you do . . . . and doing it the best that you can, will make a massive difference . . . . and have a positive influence on your results and life.
 
Even with … (4 comments)

off track: Talk is Cheap . . . . On Purpose Action is Priceless - 07/10/16 07:27 AM
Talk is Cheap . . . .  On Purpose Action is Priceless
“There are people that talk the talk . . . . but never
never walk the walk . . . . or take action.
There people who talk the talk . . . .
 and follow through and walk their
talk. The person that walks
 their talk is priceless.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
 
                        
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Talk is cheap . . . . On purpose action is priceless
 
You are not measured by the goals you set . . … (16 comments)

off track: Looking in the Wrong Places - 08/09/15 11:32 PM
Looking in the Wrong Places
“Forget about all the reasons why something may not work.
You only need to find one good reason why it will.”
 Dr. Robert Anthony, Author             
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Looking in the wrong places  
 
It’s easy to give all the reason for why something is not working . . . . Or why it can’t be done . . . . and it’s seems that I’m sitting in those meeting almost every week.
 
The focus of the meeting is on why something is not working . . . . or can’t be done. The … (14 comments)

off track: Quick Fixes and ShortcuQuick Fixes and Shortcutsts - 05/13/15 08:17 AM
Quick Fixes and Shortcuts
“All difficult things have their origin in that
which is easy, and great things
in that which is small.”
Lao Tzu 604 BC – 531 BC, Ancient China, Philosopher and Poet
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Quick fixes and shortcuts . . . .
 
In looking for quick fixes and shortcuts . . . . and in the easy . . . . creates difficulties in what your doing . . . . and becomes a time waster. Quick fixes and shortcuts . . . . result in poor performance . . . . and … (12 comments)

off track: What You Think - 02/26/15 10:07 PM


What You Think
“What you THINK about reveals what you ARE.
Sometimes we need to do a check up from the neck-up.”
Source unknown
  
As I see it . . . . . . .
What you think
 
What you think becomes the driver for you actions . . . . your actions determines who you become.
 
Here’s the key . . . . your thinking has get you into the position that your in today. The question becomes are you where you want to be?
 
If the answer is no . . … (11 comments)

off track: A True Friend - 11/30/14 07:07 AM
A True Friend
“False friends are like our shadow, close to us while we
walk in the sunshine, but  leaving us the instant we
cross into the shade.”
Christian Nestee Bovee 1820 – 1904, New York Writer
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
A true friend
 
A true friend will walk with you . . . . on a sunny day.
 
A true friend will walk with you . . . . on the cloudy days in your life.
 
A true friend will offer you there hand … (6 comments)

off track: The Secret is to Always Believe in Yourself - 10/09/14 09:22 PM
The Secret is to Always Believe in Yourself
“You have to believe in yourself, that the secret. Even when I
was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the streets to
find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself
as the greatest actor in the world.”
Charlie Chaplin 1889 - 1977, English Actor,
Comedian, Filmmaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The secret is to always believe in yourself
 
No matter what stage you are in your life . . . . the secret is to always believe … (16 comments)

off track: Making a Total Commitment is Paramount - 09/06/14 11:45 PM
Making a Total Commitment is Paramount
“A total commitment is paramount to reaching
the ultimate in performance.”
Tom Flores, Football Coach
 
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Making a total commitment is paramount
 
Making a total commitment . . . . and success go hand in hand. Without a total commitment to succeed success becomes very unlikely.
 
Those who make a total commitment to succeed will move forward with the clarity for their mission . . . . and with a purpose.
 
With a total commitment to succeed and … (6 comments)

off track: 6 Keys to Managing Your Activities Effectively - 07/13/14 11:53 PM
 
6 Keys to Managing Your Activities Effectively
“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish
something stand in the way of your doing it. The time
will pass anyway; we might just as well put that
passing time to the best possible use.”
Earl Nightingale 1921- 1989, Self-Help Author and
Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
6 keys to managing your activities effectively
 
You will have effectively manage your activities . . . . in order to make the best … (7 comments)

off track: Are You Committed to Your Career? - 01/21/14 07:34 AM
 
Are You Committed to Your Career?
“There are only two options regarding commitment.
You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing
as a life in between.”
Pat Riley, Basketball Player, Coach and
General Manager
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
Are you committed to your career?
 
A successful person in any profession . . . . takes commitment . . . . determination . . . . and hard work.
 
The depth of your commitment to your career will determine the height that you soar at . … (3 comments)

off track: When You Get Off Track - 09/13/13 08:11 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
When You Get Off Track   
“The only real antidote to wrong or problems is systematic
purposeful attrition in the direction of your goals.”
Brian Tracy, Motivational Author and Speaker
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you get off track
 
The surest way to get back on track when you stray off course . . . . is to focus on your goals.
 
Your goals become you inner GPS . . . . and creates both a purpose and a direction in your life.
 
When you’re … (9 comments)

off track: Your Self-Image and Your Habits - 02/18/13 07:42 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Your Self-Image and Your Habits
“Our self-image and our habits tend to go together.
Change one and you will automatically change the other.”
Dr. Maxwell Maltz 1899 - 1975, Best Selling Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your self-Image and your habits
 
Your thinking becomes the basis for who you become . . . . .
 
The way you think will become the driving force in your actions . . . . and become a habit.
 
When you’re thinking is right and your thoughts are … (4 comments)

off track: We Don’t Want to Hear it - 09/09/12 10:03 PM
Motivational Power Quote
 
We Don’t Want to Hear it 
“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.”
Franklin P. Jones 1908 – 1980, Philadelphia Reporter
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
We don’t want to hear it
 
But there will times that honest criticism is just what’s needed.
 
It can come from a friend or a family member and they truly have our best interest in their heart and they want to help us out of a situation that is not in our … (8 comments)

off track: Looking in All The Wrong Places - 08/17/12 12:08 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Looking in All The Wrong Places     
“Forget about all the reasons why something may not work.
You only need to find one good reason why it will.”
 Dr. Robert Anthony, author             
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Looking in all the wrong places  
 
It’s easy to give all the reasons for why something is not working or can’t be done and it’s seems like I’m sitting in those meetings almost every week.
 
The focus of the meeting is on why something is not working or can’t … (3 comments)

off track: Blaming Does Not Change The Condition - 07/21/12 06:55 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Blaming Does Not Change The Condition   
“All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find
with another, and regardless of how much you blame him,
it will not change you”
 Dr. Wayne Dyer, Author, Professional Speaker       
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Blaming does not change the condition
 
When something goes wrong . . . . You have to get down to the reason that the things when off track. Once you find it your job is to get things back on … (3 comments)

off track: Don’t Jump to Conclusions - 06/15/12 01:10 AM
Motivational Power Quote
 
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
“It isn’t as bad as you think it will look better in the morning.”
Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
Don’t jump to conclusions
 
It happens more than we would like to admit, you are informed about a changing condition and it throws you off track.
 
Don’t jump to conclusions, mentally step back and look at the changing condition, remain composed, control your emotions and don’t jump to conclusions.
 
When you remain composed your able to … (6 comments)

off track: That’s Why It’s Called Murphy’s Law - 01/25/12 12:49 AM
 
Motivational Power Quote
 
That’s Why It’s Called Murphy’s Law
“If something can go wrong it will.”
Murphy’s Law       
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
That’s why it’s called Murphy’s Law
 
We plan for the best and them we meet Murphy and what can go wrong does.
 
It’s a safe bet that things can get off track and go wrong in a heartbeat. Things can get off track for many reasons. Our research can be faulty, we missed something in the research, we didn’t follow the plan or we may … (14 comments)

 
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