Monthly Archives: March 2014

Leaders share, sharing 6 thoughts on the mind today

I am sure there will be many times throughout my life that I will think and ponder the lessons I have learned that I don’t want to forget.  At 35 years of age, I have been thinking about it and … Continue reading

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Change your attitude

I am conducting some training this morning and if I am being honest with myself, I am feeling kind of blah today.   I don’t know about most of you, but this happens from time to time.  I guess that … Continue reading

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Opportunity

a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. This morning as I was reading the word opportunity came up over and over.  It has also been on my mind because in my business with my employer, we … Continue reading

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Choose Excellence!

One of my favorite coaches and leadership mentors is Vince Lombardi.  One of his most notable quotes is “Strive for perfection and settle for excellence.”  I think he goes on to say, that perfection may not be attainable, but when … Continue reading

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Taking the Temperature

Another chapter from my book that I have been working on for eight years.  My goal is to have a working e-book by June. We all have cooked a burger, a piece of chicken, a cake, or something that requires … Continue reading

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My last 5 book summaries twitter style

Title: The Wisdom of Andrew Carnegie as told to Napoleon Hill; author Napoleon Hill Having a definite purpose in life and pursuing that purpose with self-discipline and hardwork.  The best BOOK for Success I have ever read Title: Early Rising; … Continue reading

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Reading the books of dead people

An author and well know personality in the world of Sales Training and Personal Development (Jeffrey Gitomer) suggested that his followers read more books from authors who are dead.   So this year, I have done just that.  What Jeffrey … Continue reading

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10 Ideas on finding time for your Self-Development

John C. Maxwell suggested to me 5 years ago, that I should have an intentional plan for my growth and development.  Up until then, my development consisted of a lot of formal education and intermittent personal development.  I took his … Continue reading

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Self Discipline

Andrew Carnegie stated that the greatest and the most essential ingredient to success is Self Discipline. Self discipline is complete control over ones mind which in turn complete control over their actions. I don’t know about you, but sometimes my … Continue reading

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Motives are the beginning of all desires

Dr. Napoleon Hill asked Mr. Andrew Carnegie:  Was your major motive to make money? Mr. Carnegie replied with: NO, my major motive always has been that of making men more useful to themselves and to others. What a worthwhile motive … Continue reading

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