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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.

Word Meaning Does Change

by Zig Ziglar on May 30, 2011 | Articles
Word Meaning Does Change

The meaning of words can change over time. A look at 2 words that have changed.

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.

Fabulous De-Stressing Tips

by Sandra Smith on May 25, 2011 | Articles
Fabulous De-Stressing Tips

Everyone knows that stress can kill but what they don’t know is that stress can be easily reduced or eliminated. Author and professional speaker Sandra Smith offers three action steps you can take today to reduce the stress in your life.

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.

Raising Positive Kids

by Zig Ziglar on March 29, 2011 | Articles
Raising Positive Kids

Tips to help you raise positive kids in a negative world.

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.

5 Tips for Smarter Money – Without Sacrificing Lifestyle

by Brian Davis on December 22, 2010 | Articles
5 Tips for Smarter Money – Without Sacrificing Lifestyle

A Wales man actually built a hobbit hole with nothing stronger than a chainsaw and lived in it… for $4,200. Further, it’s completely sustainable environmentally

Holiday Giving

by Bill Mansell on December 15, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Holiday Giving

The holidays are a time of giving. People scramble around, rushing from store to store, spending hours online, scouring newspaper ads—just to find the perfect gift for a loved one.

Be Quiet

by Bill Mansell on November 30, 2010 | Articles
Be Quiet

Take 15 minutes a day to be quiet. Find a peaceful place where you can be alone. Turn off all electronics and just enjoy being with yourself. Listen to your inner voice and cultivate peace in your life. Bring a pad and pencil to jot down the ideas and thoughts that come to you. Then, jump back into life, refreshed, invigorated, and prepared to take on the day.

Be a Driver!

by Bill Mansell on November 17, 2010 | One Minute Motivators

I saw a bumper sticker on an old car the other day. It said, “I go where I’m towed.”

Get Organized!

by Bill Mansell on October 27, 2010 | Articles
Get Organized!

Get organized by creating a vision for your life, then arranging everything in your life to support and create that vision.

Cultivate Humility

by Bill Mansell on October 21, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Cultivate Humility

Do you want to be among the most intelligent, charismatic people in the world? Do you want to be a top achiever and an effective leader, one who has the respect and admiration of peers? Cultivate humility.

Science of Mind Control

by Jose Silva on October 14, 2010 | Articles
Science of Mind Control

Mind Control expert and founder of the Silva Method, Jose Silva, clarifies and defines such concepts as meditation, concentration, problem solving, receiving guidance, and learning to prosper.

Prosperity on a Spiritual Foundation

by Jose Silva on October 14, 2010 | Articles
Prosperity on a Spiritual Foundation

Mind Control expert and founder of the Silva Method, Jose Silva, clarifies and defines such concepts as meditation, concentration, problem solving, receiving guidance, and learning to prosper.

Get Off the Energy Roller Coaster

by Bill Mansell on October 12, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Get Off the Energy Roller Coaster

It’s 3:00 in the afternoon, and you’re beginning to feel drowsy. Your mind is not as sharp as usual. Your head droops as you listen in on that conference call or read that report. So, you reach for a candy bar or cup of coffee to try to get you through the day. STOP!

Are You Smart Enough?

by Bill Mansell on October 5, 2010 | Articles
Are You Smart Enough?

When you feel intellectually inferior, as we all do at times, change your focus to how you choose to apply and use your natural intelligence. Do you read and study, or do you waste time on mind numbing activities. Do you create or do you tear down? Do you take positive action, or do you over-analyze and thus paralyze your progress?

10 Proven Rules for Sales Success

by Steve Schiffman on October 2, 2010 | Articles
10 Proven Rules for Sales Success

Here are twelve simple, career-changing pieces of advice I have been sharing for years with salespeople. The list, which is the culmination of over a quarter of a century of experience, may be brief … but I’ve noticed that those who follow all twelve rules always seem to out-earn those who don’t.

How to Get Out of a Slump

by Bill Mansell on September 28, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
How to Get Out of a Slump

We all have times when our effectiveness increases and times when it fades This happens in every area of life, including sports, the arts, family or spiritual life, and in business.

Learn to Translate

by Bill Mansell on September 16, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Learn to Translate

The ability to translate is the most important skill you can develop in yourself, and teach to others, to facilitate personal development. Without it, you can read every book self improvement book, listen to hundreds of business CDs or watch each and every personal development seminar on DVD–and still get nothing out of it.

Bumps in the Road

by Bill Mansell on September 8, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Bumps in the Road

Recently, I ran into an old friend at a neighborhood event. This woman has been plagued with numerous chronic health problems throughout her life, yet she continues to serve others with a positive, upbeat attitude.

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