An inspiring leadership story
This story was originally written in Home Life Magazine by Elizabeth Silance Ballard in 1976 and became one of the most requested stories in the magazineâs history. Several versions of this story have circulated around the Internet.
What is inspiring to me ... Views: 2
There are many problems in todayâs world and one problem is the much talked about entitlement mentality. And this is a mentality that is seen amongst people of all ages and backgrounds.
Two people who have this mentality could be observed and what they believe they are entitled to may vary. ... Views: 2
Got a puzzle that is unsolved? Would you like to find the missing piece? Get comfortable, sit back and open up to receive the perfect solution. Perfect solutions abound!
First, pick the issue that youâd like to attract an ideal resolution. What are the elements needed to make up your perfect ... Views: 2
Are You Tough Enough Mentally? / Online Marketing
The most important presentations you make in life will be the ones you make to yourself. âMental Toughnessâ is the ability to communicate with yourself â especially under pressure. As you build your shipsâ Friendship, Relationship, or ... Views: 5
THE ENEMY WITHIN / Online Marketing
This article will share some insight into the mindset of professional sales people and their online marketing, as I have worked closely with them for over thirty years. In my relationships with countless of these professionals, it became clear that ... Views: 4
The POWER of NOW / Online Marketing
Letâs face it, with the heavy amount of white noise all around us every day of our lives, it is easy to get overwhelmed and sometimes miss out on opportunities as a result. The average person can be so tired from trying to keep all the balls in the air, ... Views: 7
The ROAD of LIFE / Online Marketing
Life is a journey â not a destination. Would you agree with that simple statement? If you understand that all humans are on a journey through life; I will use the metaphor of the âRoad of Lifeâ for our collective life journey and online business ... Views: 8
Top Performers Short List / Online Marketing
Sales people in general are a breed unto themselves as their strategy always involves utilizing the sales skills of Persuasion and Influence to convince the buyer that what they sell is needed in the process of closing and getting the sale. Use ... Views: 8
What Separates TOP vs. Average Sales Performers / Online Marketing
Is there a magic formula that once activated will create what we call Top Performers in the sales world? Or is everyone destined to be just average in the way they are seen and perceived? We know the answer to that question. It ... Views: 6
Who Is Responsible for Your Success? / Online Marketing
This article is focused on the subject of Responsibility, which has complete application to the role as the owner of your company and the relationships you have started with your choice of companies to work with online. The article has ... Views: 15
Windows for Self Improvement / Online Marketing
How Clear Are Mine?
On the Road of Life there are basically three types of people. The first is the DRIVER, whose purpose and objective is to control the movement and direction of the vehicle. They are in charge of the situation as they have ... Views: 6
You do it when you talk to your friends, your family, your colleagues, and even the clerk in the grocery store; however, you may not be doing it in public speaking. What am I talking about? The pause. That moment in time when you stop speaking ever so briefly, categorize your thoughts, and ... Views: 6
It is very important to know exactly what goals you would like to achieve so they become reality.
You must make them vividly clear what goals you want before you can expect to have them become true. Many people just generalize what they desire in life instead of being specific about what they ... Views: 12
Although some people like to view themselves as being independent and that other people have no affect on who they are, this is nothing more than an illusion. Human beings are interdependent and this means that oneâs self image is influenced by other people.
One might not be aware of this ... Views: 12
My hope is that this headline makes you wonder.
Perhaps you are guessing what the skill is.
Perhaps you are thinking I am pretty presumptuous to suggest I know the most important skill you need, after all, I donât know you, your experience or what you do for a living.
This skill is so ... Views: 6
While what is taking place externally is relatively easy to notice, the same canât always be said when it comes to what is taking place internally. Here, one might not be aware of what is going on within them and yet, their actions are still going to be defined by what is taking place there.
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Whether someone is in a relationship with another person or not, they are still going to experience pain. This could relate to certain disagreements that one has with the person they are in a relationship with on one side and on the other, it could include different kinds of abuse for ... Views: 27
"Financial abundance is simply the Universe's response
to consistent thoughts and feelings of abundance."
The Law of Attraction teaches that, in order to manifest a desire, you must first achieve the vibration of that desire. So, if you have a desire to create more ... Views: 24
Dear friend, it is quite well known to all that everything starts from our mind. The smallest thought is being generated into an idea, which takes the shape of the actions in order to be implemented. This whole process is being developed within oneâs mind so that one can plan ahead.
That is ... Views: 22
At the start of every coaching session, I ask my client: whatâs gone well for you since the last time we sat down together? Itâs a chance for them to pause, recognize their achievements, and celebrate their progress.
But for some reason, people often have a hard time with this question.
My ... Views: 27
If you've been in a relationship before and you're entering a new one you likely carry the war scars of the last one with you. What are the consequences to you and your new relationship of walking in handicapped?
Well you're likely feeling a bit defensive, somewhat jaded about the opposite ... Views: 15
As a man I know this fear well. If you've read any of my other articles here in this e-zine you'll know that I suffered from paralyzing shyness most of my life and of how I managed to release this destructive problem from my mind and body permanently.
Well the fear of approaching attractive ... Views: 24
Are you one of those unfortunate individuals who not only engages self sabotaging behaviors but then finds a harsh inner critic beating up on you making you feel guilty, bad, inadequate, stupid, incompetent, incapable, depressed, unmotivated and like giving up on your success?
Did you know ... Views: 15
Is it really possible to accomplish anything one desires? Absolutely! Yet many individuals find themselves trapped in a state of inertia that is fueled exclusively, not by their situation as is thought, but by the repertoire of negative thoughts that intrude into their conscious mind from their ... Views: 26
A positive attitude can make the difference between success and failure, yet too many individuals struggle with the creation and maintenance of a positive outlook. Why is that and can anything really be done to permanently fix this problem? Yes!
A positive attitude, believe it or not is ... Views: 18
You know what you want.
You have pictured the end result and imagined it in much detail.
You have talked about it, fantasised about it, and written about it in your journal.
And you are a smart deliberate creator - so you know that you get what you focus on.
Yet, it has been a while ... Views: 39
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.Â
- Woodrow Wilson
Some time ago I ... Views: 29
If you desire for your prosperity to grow, it will do so more easily if you use prospering words. Sometimes people use negative, limiting words and then wonder why they do not prosper. A lady, who suffered for years enduring very limiting conditions, finally said she'd had enough of that and, ... Views: 19
I have cultivated the practice of living in the here and now with much effort overÃÂ the last five years. ÃÂ However, we live in a world that is dictated by the future, tending to rob us of the experience of the present.
Many times I am involved in conversations that talk of plans for the future ... Views: 20
Do you remember your kindergarten teacher? I donÃ¢â¬â¢t remember much about her, except her name and the stories she told. Since then IÃ¢â¬â¢ve had many more teachers and mentors who have all contributed to who I am today. We learn from all of our experiences and from everyone we meet, some more ... Views: 10
Hello everyone and welcome new members
One of the most common challenges I have heard my clients express is their difficulty to deal with or accept changes. Whether it is a change at work, at home, in their relationships, in their body, in their income or lifestyle; they all find it ... Views: 20
To create success in your business there are lots of steps you can be taking. In fact, it can be overwhelming and frankly, downright confusing, to decide what you should or shouldn't be doing. Am I right?
To be honest, the steps you need to take in order to build your successful business may ... Views: 20
Introverts: WeÃ¢â¬â¢re 51% of the population, and still people donÃ¢â¬â¢t get who we are and how we function best.
We are in your workplace as employees, colleagues, managers, bosses. We can be a family member, child, lover, or friend. We are definitely well represented among your clients and ... Views: 8
There are certain emotions that are often described as being negative and others that are often described as being positive. And in todayâs world of positive thinking and of always needing to be happy, embracing the other side of oneâs emotional spectrum is generally frowned upon.
Based on ... Views: 28
Do you know how self doubt creeps into your decisions and puts the brakes on your motivation and enthusiasm to take action? Do you know how much of your life gets wasted by this unnecessary negative emotion? Do you know however that self doubt can be easily, rapidly and permanently deactivated ... Views: 19
Do you know that most therapists believe that it is bad to erase negative memories from the subconscious mind? Do you know this essentially allows them to sustain their practices while you continue to remain limited by a notorious form of subconscious programming that literally shuts your life ... Views: 11
Do you know most people feel a vague sense of emotional inertia that makes them feel like they are stuck in a life of quiet desperation? Do you know most never learn what is holding them captive and therefore never truly experience the freedom of a fulfilling and expansive life?
Do you know ... Views: 26
We are all familiar with how stress "feels" when we're in it. Did you know however that its cause is sadly misunderstood? In this article I will present a new awareness of what stress really is how it's generated and how to erase it as part of your life experience once and for all.
Simply, ... Views: 10
The pain, sadness and grief that go with a recent divorce can often make it extremely difficult to clearly and confidently move forward into one's awaiting new life. In fact many individuals have been told that it often takes months to years to truly recover from such a negative event. Is this ... Views: 22
Do you know that the most significant roadblock to being a confident public speaker is emotional in nature? Do you know that even the most successful public speakers can become immensely more successful if they could somehow permanently address their fears of rejection, inadequacy, sounding ... Views: 13
While some people will be familiar with their dreams, other people wonât be. When some people wake up it is going to be easy for them to remember what took place in most cases and they could keep their dreams alive by writing about what happened.
And for others, they might remember what took ... Views: 19
There are lots of ideas floating about on how to improve your brain health and to train your train to be smarter. What may surprise many people is that some of these have been tried, tested and proven. This article is about separating out the wheat from the chaff. These tips will help kids and ... Views: 13
Living by Likes
Itâs funny how sometimes life sneaks up on you and catches you by surprise. I had some occasion of inspiration recently to examine the way I have been thinking, the way I have been living and the general direction of my life. It was not something I planned on doing, it just ... Views: 19
" Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." Steve Jobs
Someone recently asked me the definition of Codependency, so let's take a look at what we can see to help uncover this complicated phenomenon. The visual I have is someone who is suppose to be driving his own ... Views: 19
"I'm a victim of domestic violence." That's one phrase you'll never hear emanating from my mouth. Even though I spent three years engaged to marry someone who verbally and physically abused me, I never once entertained the thought of myself as a victim. Perhaps it's because I define a victim as ... Views: 21
Do you walk around experiencing self doubt about yourself, your decisions, your relationship choices, your business strategies, your friends and so on? Do you often wonder if you even know what it is you really stand for if anything? Does this make you feel like a leaf blowing in the proverbial ... Views: 30
There are 7 Vital Principles that make Great Leaders Great. Knowing what they are and how to cultivate them is essential for success.
First and foremost it is necessary to appreciate that great leadership is about building positive, strong and cooperative relationships. In that light what is ... Views: 29
If you've ever struggled with unwanted negative intrusive thoughts you may be relieved and surprised when I say that they don't originate from you. Yes, they're inside you but because they are a) unwanted and b) intrusive means they come from something "inside you" that is "not" you. Here's why ... Views: 18
Are you constantly besieged with a busy mind where thoughts ricochet around like a pinball and leave you feeling dizzy not to mention unable to put one foot in front of the other? Do you know why this is happening to you? Knowing why is the answer to reclaiming control of your mind and life once ... Views: 19