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Continuing Education

by Bill Mansell on August 16, 2012 | Articles
Continuing Education

We are living in the most competitive age the world has ever known. Each of us needs to constantly study and improve in order to boost our productivity and to keep up with changing trends and technology. What are you doing to continue to improve your own mind and skills? Education is a shortcut to proficiency. Through it, you can bypass the mistakes of hundreds of generations, helping you to advance and excel. It can elevate your attitude as well as sharpen your skills.

The Principle of Planned Auto-Response

by Bill Mansell on August 7, 2012 | Articles
The Principle of Planned Auto-Response

Automate your success by putting your brain to work with the principle of planned auto-response. Repeated actions, practiced over and over, create neuro-pathways in the brain, nerves and muscles. Over time these neuro-pathways become stronger and virtually bypass your conscious mind. Thus trained, the body reacts promptly on cue, with perfect accuracy and poise, and without any conscious thought at all.

How to Keep Your Head in Times of Crisis

by Bill Mansell on July 10, 2012 | Articles
How to Keep Your Head in Times of Crisis

We have more things to worry about today than ever before? Few of us can do anything to change the economy or the weather. So, why do we spend so much time and energy fretting about them? Whether you are worried about global challenges, or dealing with personal and family challenges that come to all of us, here are 5 steps to help you remain calm in times of crisis.

Give Yourself a Second Chance

by Bill Mansell on June 6, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
Give Yourself a Second Chance

As much as we strive for perfection, we all fall short. The truth is that making mistakes is the very way that we learn and grow. We strive, we fall down, we get up again

Choose to Be Happy Anyway

by Bill Mansell on May 10, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
Choose to Be Happy Anyway

Has something happened to you that wasn’t your fault? Is there some unfairness in your situation in life? Take a lesson from Jason and just “let it go.” Choose to be happy anyway. Choose to be grateful for what your challenges have taught you. Choose the abundant life.

The Vanishing Art of Casual Conversation

by Bill Mansell on March 13, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
The Vanishing Art of Casual Conversation

Make it a point to develop the art of casual conversation. You’ll begin to enjoy social situations, expand your business opportunities at networking events, and improve your personal charisma.

You Can Compete!

by Bill Mansell on February 1, 2012 | Articles
You Can Compete!

How can you set your company apart from the competition? Give good old-fashioned personal service. Your customers will be surprised and pleased–and they’ll tell their friends.

Just One Little Thing

by Bill Mansell on January 25, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
Just One Little Thing

You never know when changing one little thing can make a major difference in your life. Identify one little thing that you can do to improve right now. Then do it.

The Customer Signs Your Paycheck

by Bill Mansell on January 18, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
The Customer Signs Your Paycheck

One of the benefits of the economic downturn from which we are emerging is a revitalized emphasis on customer service

Pluck, Not Luck!

by Bill Mansell on January 10, 2012 | One Minute Motivators
Pluck, Not Luck!

Next time you feel that adversity has beaten you down, think of James Cash Penney. Don’t worry about luck, just put a P in front of it and forge ahead.

Take Action to Overcome FEAR

by Bill Mansell on November 4, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Take Action to Overcome FEAR

Fear is the greatest enemy of any professional. Fear of looking silly prevents many from giving enthusiastic effort.

Give Yourself a Pep-Talk

by Bill Mansell on September 27, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Give Yourself a Pep-Talk

When we are discouraged and down, nothing helps more than a pep talk from someone you love and respect.

What is Your Excuse, Today?

by Bill Mansell on September 7, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
What is Your Excuse, Today?

My son and I are going on a backpacking trip with his scout troop. Yesterday, a backpacking expert came and spoke to our troop and their parents about how to prepare for this trip.

Plan to Succeed

by Bill Mansell on August 23, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Plan to Succeed

The more time you have to do something, the longer it takes. Don’t just hope you’ll have time to get something done. Plan it, schedule it, then do it. That is a recipe for success.

Be a Modern Hero

by Bill Mansell on August 9, 2011 | Articles
Be a Modern Hero

We truly live in amazing times but there’s a lot of bad news going around. The mistake people make is assuming that what is on the news is all the news there is. Not true. There are plenty of amazing, wonderful, positive things going on if we’ll just watch for them. True heroes refuse to be simply swept along with the tide of pessimism. Instead, they see opportunities, bolster hope, and provide vision.

Start Boldly and Finish Strong

by Bill Mansell on July 26, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Start Boldly and Finish Strong

Years ago, as a member of a cross country track team, I learned a concept that has helped me in life. Coach taught us, “The important thing is to start boldly and finish strong. What happens in between isn’t nearly as important as how we begin and end the race.”

Moving from Why and Who to How

by Bill Mansell on July 12, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Moving from Why and Who to How

When something unpleasant happens to us, we go through a series of questions as we attempt to mentally process the event. Often our first response is “Why did this happen to me?”

How Happy are You?

by Bill Mansell on June 14, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
How Happy are You?

Recently, I had dinner with an old friend who I’ve known for 28 years. Pat Hill is a world-class artist, illustrator, painter, and commercial designer–with talent up to his eyeballs.

Just Be

by Bill Mansell on May 26, 2011 | Articles
Just Be

With all of the things you are expected to be, it’s a good idea to set them aside once in a while to just be–just celebrate the fact that you exist and have infinite worth.

Failure is Not Failure

by Bill Mansell on May 18, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Failure is Not Failure

How do you feel when you gave something your best shot and it didn’t work out as planned. It’s easy to name a project “dead” or “a failure!” But is it really?

Go Forward

by Bill Mansell on May 10, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Go Forward

Last week, as I was walking my Golden Retriever, another dog passed by with its owner going in the opposite direction. Naturally they caught the attention of my dog, who never wants to miss an opportunity to socialize with anyone.

Keep on Learning

by Bill Mansell on May 3, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Keep on Learning

The difference between those who are educated and those who aren’t is not so much about their level of formal education. Truly educated people continue to learn every day. If you want to reach your full potential, keep on learning!

Choose Wisely

by Bill Mansell on April 26, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Choose Wisely

Once, I dreamed that I was in a large room with dozens of tables filled with every kind of food imaginable. It was a buffet like no buffet I have ever experienced.

Perk Up Your Mind

by Bill Mansell on April 19, 2011 | Articles
Perk Up Your Mind

After 10 years, our message to Perk Up Your Mind is more relevant and critical than ever before. Boosting your attitude is not easy. It takes work. But, it can completely change your life. Here are 5 sure-fire steps to perk up your mind and your life.

The Best Valentine is a Better Relationship

by Bill Mansell on February 14, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
The Best Valentine is a Better Relationship

Today, you will likely buy chocolates, flowers, cards, or jewelry for a significant person in your life. For some, it is a heart-felt gift of love.

Don’t Put It Off

by Bill Mansell on February 9, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Don't Put It Off

For many of us, procrastination has become a habit, a way of life that is difficult to change. Like other habits, we are often so close to it that we don’t see how it negatively affects our lives.

Proceed with Passion

by Bill Mansell on January 26, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Proceed with Passion

Do you remember dreaming as a child about what your future would be like? Did you have big plans in high school or college to accomplish something truly great in your life?

Attraction Requires Action

by Bill Mansell on January 19, 2011 | One Minute Motivators
Attraction Requires Action

Recent popular trends in the self-improvement industry have had people focus primarily on their thinking and beliefs, visualizing their future success. This, some say, is the long lost secret to success.

Listen Up

by Bill Mansell on January 13, 2011 | Articles
Listen Up

Conversations that are based on solid listening skills not only result in more effective communication, they foster trust, improve relationships and are more likely to be followed up with action. Here are 5 tips to improve your listening skills.

Make Your Resolutions Stick with Daily Motivation

by Bill Mansell on December 29, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Make Your Resolutions Stick with Daily Motivation

Tired of making New Years resolutions that don’t stick? Here is a tip that will elevate your New Year’s resolutions from wish lists to permanent changes.

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