To better understand the Say It Just Right (SIJR) Model, you must know more about the people you are “saying it” to before you apply it to sticky situations. If we faced cardboard people everyday, who always acted the same way, we could apply the SIJR Model right away. Unfortunately (some may ... Views: 3595
Years ago I uncovered a definition of communication that I doubt would appear in Wikipedia. I like it because of its simplicity as well as its inherent complexity.
Communication is behavior that transmits meaning from one person to another person
This definition tells us that we cannot ... Views: 1281
Manifesting It’s simple, but most people vastly over complicate the process. The Law of Attraction is the missing piece of the puzzle, when and only when you put the rest of the pieces together.
An olympian does not manifest a Gold Medal without working out, and anyone who is attempting to ... Views: 718
The questions keep coming... "How can I forget all the wrong things that have been done to me throughout my life. How can the thoughts that are in my brain be erased so that they do not keep popping up over and over again. It is not easy to forgive what my brain cannot erase. Who knows the ... Views: 1780
Thoughts are vibration.
The vibration of thoughts creates allowing or resistance to what you have asked the Universe for. Once you ask for what you want, the Universe delivers a vibration that matches yours. But, the way that you tune your thoughts affects your ability to allow your good ... Views: 502
Successful salespeople have certain key traits that help them make a sale, close a deal and ensure return customers. But whether you’re in sales or not, you need to adopt the characteristics of successful salespeople. Why?
Because their traits come with a lot of advantages. For example, they ... Views: 1739
I am not a big fan of job titles. We have had some staff additions and changes in the last couple of months and one of the most frequent questions has been “What’s their new title?” Frankly I do not care! I am fine with people picking their own title and would rather spend my time ... Views: 498
One absolute necessity for effectively leading a growing environment is the art of delegation. The leader who fails to delegate will inhibit growth of the organization and stifle leadership development of the team.
Delegation is something to be learned and practiced. To get you started, here ... Views: 466
Can you really say that you like yourself? Or that you love yourself?
For many of us, this is a hard thing to do. We are so critical of ourselves.
When we don't have good self esteem, many areas of our life will suffer. We will find it hard to make good relationships and friendships. ... Views: 1590
There's been a recent explosion of awareness regarding "The Law of Attraction." You probably know of at least one of the several films and books that have become international hits that explore "The Law" such as What the Bleep Do We Know!?, The Secret (both book and film), and The Prayer of ... Views: 548
“Labyrinths have existed in virtually every period in history and most cultural communities for 3500 years. A labyrinth is an ancient symbol of wholeness. Also, a sacred tool viewed as a metaphor for life's journey.
The ancient and powerful tool is unicursal, offering only one route to the ... Views: 663
It was a Summers day sometime in 2009, I had just arrived at a California State fair.
The smell of candy floss and funnel cake's filled the air as we walked down the pathway between the carnival games.
I heard the merry-go-round in the distance and my mind was instantly filled with fun ... Views: 558
What exactly is "Blocked Energy?" Blocked energy is, in essence, when you want to move forward in an area in your business, but you find yourself feeling stuck.
How do you know when you're experiencing it in your business? You may find yourself thinking and/or saying things like...
"I'm ... Views: 733
Any traveler to London is naturally overwhelmed with the many sites, sounds, history and majesty of this glorious ancient capital, especially first time visitors. Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Thames, Big Ben the Horse Guards, 10 Downing Street, St. James Park, St. Paul’s Cathedral, ... Views: 1716
Persistence Pays Off For Driven Product Marketers and Inventors of WD-40
Along with duct tape, probably the most common product handymen keep in the garage for tackling household chores and repairs is the ubiquitous lubricant spray WD-40. I am a mechanical klutz. But when something needs ... Views: 853
Today poetry is not a culturally prevalent or popular art form utilized to convey deep thought or the meaning of ideas. To be sure, there are contemporary poets, published works of poetry are available and the United States still recognizes a living “poet laureate”. However, for vast swaths of ... Views: 1595
Do you ever wonder why some people are more successful than others in adjusting to a new culture?
Here are five strategies that will help you to make your cross-cultural experience a success.
One - Begin with the End in Mind
Close your eyes and imagine you have already mastered your ... Views: 2019
The culture treats people as commodities
I see it everywhere - people working in jobs which carry little meaning and provide little support for personal development. Worst, the culture treats people as commodities. Performance review systems, manager-employee meetings, and even rewards are ... Views: 2361
Every day our society becomes more and more virtual, more digital. We have less in-person conversations and more meetings over the phone and through web conferencing. As transportation costs continue to raise, this shift toward long-distance communication is becoming ... Views: 481
It has been taught that happiness comes from spending one dollar less than what you have, and misery comes from spending one dollar more than what you have. When you overspend with money, you go into debt and have to pay interest.
It is the same with time. I would suggest that happiness also ... Views: 447
We’ve all seen it. The array of brightly colored squares decorating the sides of someone’s computer monitor or desk or cork-board or chair or car dashboard. It’s the sticky note graveyard.
In the beginning, people start out with good intentions. They make themselves a temporary note to call ... Views: 482
Who wouldn’t like to spend more time on their hobby? Whether it is fantasy sports, golf, hiking, scrapbooking, or underwater basket weaving, finding that extra hour or two to devote to your favorite pastime is a challenge.
I’ve met with many executives who report a constant tug of war between ... Views: 543
With so many people unemployed, the stock market still significantly down from record highs in 2008 and economists arguing about whether the recession is over or is going to get worse, it’s a wonder if anyone has a bright outlook on the future.
Everyone has been touched by this economic ... Views: 676
Bethany, who lives in Hawaii, was in grade school when she started her quest to become a professional surfboarder. Surfing is her passion. She spent every available minute in the water, even homeschooling so she would have more time to pursue her goal. When she was 8 years old she entered ... Views: 449
The problem I have with abundance affirmations is that if they aren’t believable to you and you say them, you’re not doing any good, know what I mean?
So here’s the trick, its called scripting for inner and outer intentions. Works like a charm!
Instead of reading abundance affirmations ... Views: 1408
I just came back from a professional workshop about calming your inner critic and I couldn’t wait to share this interesting topic with you. Where to begin?
Well the structure of the human personality is very interesting and complex. Fascinating and confusing, lovely and irritating, logical ... Views: 951
Does this make sense?
1. The first thing we do before we read or listen to an expert is examine his/her
credentials – sorry, but I am a born and legally trained skeptic and contrarian.
2. Test it myself. Do the specific Mind and Physiological experiment on myself.
3. If it works and ... Views: 1018
When you are creating effortless success, it's important that you learn to take extremely good care of yourself - physically, mentally and spiritually - and to always put your best interests first. There is a good reason why airlines instruct passengers who travel with small children to put ... Views: 641
What allows someone to achieve the results they desire in the workplace – or in life - while others strive, but stop short of their dreams? I believe it revolves around choice. Sometimes we make a conscious choice to let our dreams go, but more often, it’s the choices at the unconscious level ... Views: 665
As I've mentioned several times before, within 5 to 10 years 70% of students no longer work in a field related to their major, a stat no one's talking about. (One of the many reasons I get so miffed at the myth that education is the end-all and cure-all to the American Dream and, ugh! "job ... Views: 681
The interview is over, and you wait patiently to hear back from the hiring manager. You were prepared, you have an impressive resume, and you answered all the questions with confidence. A week later you call back, and they have given the job to another candidate.
You are having drinks, ... Views: 1935
For over thirty years Neuro Linguistic Programming, also called NLP, has developed many processes and techniques to help people achieve excellence. All of our patterns and habits are anchored in our neurology and our language patterns reflect what is going on in our brain. For example a person ... Views: 960
Does anyone know what a laundry list is? Me neither. I think I saw one in a museum exhibit last year, but I'm not sure.
I believe it's a list of all the possible items that a laundry will take, and you have to check off which items you're leaving to be cleaned. This is one of those ... Views: 517
Beauty so often gets distorted as a value of external conditions but beauty is also an internal quality that shines when we are being true to ourselves.
We are so unique in how we bring beauty to our world. There are countless ways people can be “lit up” by their surroundings and there are as ... Views: 542
We recently brought a wild horse into our family and my mate has been applying a training method called Natural Horsemanship.
This method encourages the trainer to observe where the horse is at in their understanding and begin the teachings from there. For example, our new charge had never ... Views: 654
To borrow from Wayne Dyer, who borrowed from someone else: Do you focus on what floats or on what sinks? Does it matter, even in your inbox? Yes, it does.
It was with the best intentions one of my newsletter subscribers forwarded an offer from one of the big names, in the event I wanted to ... Views: 652
For more than a decade, people from all organizational levels and from a broad spectrum of industries and businesses have participated in programs to help them enhance their Emotional Intelligence (EI) skills. While the participants' various roles have presented them with quite different ... Views: 722
Everyone with a show of hands, “Who is guilty of having said this before?” Guilty as charged. Let us face it, we all have said this or at least thought this more so than we probably even realize. Our lives are extremely busy, or so we think. I came across some neat information online that I ... Views: 537
As I am going through a lot of change currently in my own life now, as is the world over all I think this quote sums up for me how to we might all best approach change.
It’s often so comfortable to stay where we are as its familiar, secure and easy. However, as with many things in life we ... Views: 2940
When you write fiction, description matters. A lot.
Too much, and your readers will put the book down in boredom. Too little, and they'll walk away wondering what they missed. Use the wrong words and phrases, and they'll toss the book aside because you haven't matched your tone to your ... Views: 609
Do what you love, love what you do. If you can’t love what you are doing at least, do it with love.
The year is half over. We’ve months to live up to our New Year’s resolutions. Many of them have already been forgotten or deliberately set aside. One of the biggest reasons we don’t stick to ... Views: 937
There is a better way to look at the pain and problems in your life, one that can help them diminish.
The message Yin Yang reveals can easily be applied in your life and to any emotional pain or problem you have. It is an ancient symbol that represents opposites existing simultaneously ... Views: 1440
Stress, when seen from the perspective of health, productivity, cost commitment and safety, is a real challenge for all. Almost everyone, whether in business or personal life, is under workplace stress to give results, put up with rules and to be available compatibly with others on the ... Views: 689
Admittedly, part of the difficulty for many in presenting is just this fear. It happens to lots of speakers; it has certainly happened to me. Even with notes or some form of visual aid upon which to refer, however, you may find yourself at a total loss as to how to continue. What is the ... Views: 1672
Many women may identify with a moment like this: you spot a shirt or a skirt that looks perfect for you - and it’s even in your size. Then you take it into the fitting room. Once there, you find that something is simply not right. Maybe a pair of pants fits you in the thighs and hips - but won’t ... Views: 597
When it comes to public speaking, so much attention is given to the preparation and ensuing delivery of your material that the practice of your speech or presentation is often overlooked. I am amazed at how many people go over their script or their outline in their head and never say their ... Views: 1496
You’re unique just like everyone else. There has never been, nor ever be, anyone quite like us. It is you, and the character you create, that determines how your life goes. Not everyone is the same; neither are their thoughts and it is thinking, and how you feel about what you think, that makes ... Views: 572
Ever found yourself saying, I will, when I find the time or, time got away from me? We'll this time management article is for you. I am about to introduce you to 7 Secrets that Create an Extra Hour a Day?
The seven secrets are:
1. There is no such thing as time management!
2. Time is for ... Views: 549
Roger Bannister had no real motivation to prove them wrong. The young Englishman loved to run but from the time he was a child he also had a passion to be a doctor. This was the passion that drove him. His parents were unable to afford a University education so it was up to him to make it ... Views: 386
When people talk about style, they often mean fashion. Lady Gaga has a stylist. The Jonas Brothers have a stylist. You don't need a stylist. You just need to know what your style is.
By style, I mean the way you approach work and life. Are you an outgoing person? Are you on the shy side? What ... Views: 386