As the beginning of 2017 draws near, we are reminded of the many excitements that the approach of the new year brings — the upcoming holidays, a fresh start, a renewal of our dedication to our goals.
Many times we may forget to take the time to reflect on the past year and to establish where we want the new year to take us.
Today, I want to give you some strategies that you can use as we close out 2016 to ensure you take full responsibility for the year that’s passed and move forward with renewed energy and commitment to yourself and your goals.
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Imagine that you could wave a magic wand and be absolutely excellent at any particular skill. What would it be? If you could wave a magic wand and have any wish at all with regard to your talents and skills, what would you wish for?
Whatever your answer to these questions will often be an indication of the new goals that you have to set with regard to the skills and abilities that you need to develop to be the best at what you do. Become a lifelong “do-it-to-yourself” project. Be prepared to become absolutely the best at what you want to do…. Read more
In honor of Thanksgiving this week, I want to encourage you to voice your “attitude of gratitude”. Say thank you and give constructive feedback to your staff, friends, children, and co-workers and encourage them to be better in their lives and work…. Read more
How would you like to be more popular and welcomed by people in your social or business circles?
Well, you can be, by learning how to be more charming in every interaction with others.
The deepest human need is the desire to feel important. When you go through life building self-confidence and making other people feel important and valuable, they will like you, welcome you, and open every door for you. This is the secret to learning how to be popular both professionally and personally…. Read more
There is a saying, “Stop and smell the roses.” It doesn’t mean to simply smell flowers, it means to live in the moment with a great appreciation for the present and the things around you.
So let me ask you…
Do you ever stop to smell the roses?… Read more
Negative emotions are the single biggest enemy that any of us have.
If we had no negative emotions, our lives would be wonderful — as would our relationships, our health and everything else.
I’ve spent more than 4,000 hours studying this, and today I will be providing you with some strategies for turning negative situations into positive ones.
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If you want to improve your people skills, one quality stands out as far more important than others.
Do you know what this quality is?
This quality is charm.
Charm is the ability to create extraordinary rapport with anyone, and make him or her feel truly exceptional in your presence…. Read more
Your ability to expand your mind and strive for lifelong learning is critical to your success. By dedicating yourself to learning, you can get ahead in every aspect of your life. All it takes is a commitment…. Read more