Who is Cheering You On When all the red, white and blue confetti is swept up, yard signs put away, and routine day in and day out reality kicks in, we realize it is up to us to make the difference in our lives. Who is cheering you on? Who keeps you going when you
“By changing my self-talk, I changed my life,” said a friend of mine the other day. I thought how brilliantly put. Yes indeed. It is vital to pay attention to listen to what we tell ourselves each day, hour, minute. Mike Tyson There was a time in my life that by the end of the
On Starbucks Coffee Cup #26: Failure’s hard, but success is far more dangerous. If you are successful at the wrong thing, the mix of praise and money and opportunity can lock you in forever. For many men, success can be very dangerous. They find themselves forever caught in chasing the next dollar and while trying
Everyone’s Demanding it. Everyone’s into it – Even Inkjet Super Stores! They offer,“101 New Years Resolutions Ideas – Print Your Goals .” Pretty clever marketing. If Ads, Blogs, Websites and Gurus are aren’t telling you What Goals to Set, they are telling you the What To Do to MAKE Yourself achieve your goals this year. While offering
Transform Procrastination As I read blogs and watch videos from coaches, teachers and business consultants discussing what you need to succeed in 2011, I’m struck by the listing, diagramming, and reiteration of the same systems and catchphrases that we have heard again and again. The concepts of “Big Why”s , Goals, Daily Lists, Affirmations and prayers are
Are you wondering , “What is wrong with me!” I was supposed to be earning 10K a month by now and headed for my new Mercedes…I am not breaking $500 a month yet… There is nothing to fix. Just you to discover.
As a business person, to keep your eye on the ball of success, it would serve you best, to focus ON you business and not IN your business. Look at the Fed-Ex logo. It is an example of where you focus is what you see.
Listening builds trust. Trust allows them to believe you will take them where they want to go, and that you are more concerned with what they want then what you want. (Which should be the case.) Summarize points that have been made at key moments; this tells them that you are listening, that you care and it makes you a better closer.
A little known business tip: to develop a successful marketing strategy, create your story. Your career failures to your career success - that defining moment in your life - that is what will sell what you have to offer.