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Don’t be an “Almost” Achiever

by Bill Mansell on February 5, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Don't be an

One of the saddest words in the English language is the word “almost.” I’m not speaking of someone who gives it their all but barely misses their goal. (That person is sure to double his or her efforts and demolish the goal the next time around.) I’m talking about the person who “almost” get’s started, or who “almost” sets a goal, or who “almost” gives it their best shot.

Live Your Dreams

by Bill Mansell on January 28, 2010 | One Minute Motivators
Live Your Dreams

Life doesn’t always go as you planned. I recently read the story of a man who deeply desired to be an artist but faced great opposition from his family and friends.

Thoughts are Things

by Bill Mansell on January 14, 2010 | One Minute Motivators

Thoughts are the building blocks of our actions. Just like a well-prepared blueprint is critical to constructing a safe, efficient and beautiful building, so our thoughts become the plan for our actions in building a life.

One Minute Sales Clinic

by Bill Mansell on January 7, 2010 | One Minute Sales Clinic
One Minute Sales Clinic

Use these short seminars from our Self-Improvement Newsletter to sharpen your sales skills and attitudes for sales success! Each takes only a minute to read, but the profound truths can take up an entire seminar.

The Magic of a List

by Bill Mansell on December 17, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
The Magic of a List

This time of year, we hear a lot about Santa “making a list and checking it twice.” I choose to believe that Santa, like all of us, when confronted with a big task and a busy schedule, knows the value of making a list to keep himself organized and on track.

Step Off the Spinning Wheel

by Bill Mansell on December 9, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Step Off the Spinning Wheel

When I was a child, I loved to go to the local amusement park. There, they had a building called the “fun house.”

Appreciation

by Bill Mansell on November 24, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Appreciation

Blind, deaf, and for many years speechless, Helen Keller said:

“Recently I asked a friend who had just returned from a long walk in the woods what she had observed.

How to Enjoy the Holidays AND Stay Thin

by Bill Mansell on November 24, 2009 | Articles
How to Enjoy the Holidays AND Stay Thin

It is a time dotted with family parties, community traditions, celebrations in the work place, and lots of food. It is a fun, festive time of year. But, it can also be a perilous time for those who are trying to watch their weight. Research shows that people actually accumulate a large proportion of their yearly weight gain over the winter holiday season. It’s clear that we need pay attention to this issue. But, can we still enjoy the holidays while watching our weight? Here are simple 8 tips that will help you to safely navigate the holidays while maintaining a healthy weight.

Sales Jobs at Top of Recession-Proof Jobs

by Grant Cardone on November 20, 2009 | Articles
Sales Jobs at Top of Recession-Proof Jobs

According to Forbes Magazine, sales jobs are among the top most recession-proof jobs. While you may dislike the idea of selling, learn to sell and you will never be without work and never without money–no matter how bad the economy gets

The Law of the Harvest

by Bill Mansell on November 19, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
The Law of the Harvest

One of the most important attitudes of a successful person is a firm belief in the Law of the Harvest. That is, the more you plant, the more bountiful the harvest. If you work, you will win. And setbacks actually pave the way to your future success.

Clear Vision

by Bill Mansell on November 12, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Clear Vision

As we age, our eyes tend to lose their flexibility, making it more difficult to see up close. This presents an interesting challenge for those of us who already have trouble seeing far away objects.

Like Water Off a Duck’s Back

by Bill Mansell on November 9, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Like Water Off a Duck's Back

You can learn a lot about life by watching ducks. One summer afternoon, years ago, we took our young children to the park to feed the ducks.

How to Deliver Bad News and Still Look Good

by Patricia Fripp on November 2, 2009 | Articles
 How to Deliver Bad News and Still Look Good

In every association executive’s life the day will come when you must deliver bad news. But whoever is on the receiving end of the message, the way you deliver the news can determine how the messenger (you) is treated.

Stimulate Your Mind

by Bill Mansell on October 28, 2009 | Articles
Stimulate Your Mind

When saturated with fresh ideas and stimulated by mental exercise, our minds become sharp and alert; we are able to more effectively analyze situations and invent solutions; our creativity soars; we are more interesting companions; our productivity improves; and, like my tree, we are able to thrive in spite of the challenges of life.

Achieving Success In The 21st Century

by Linda Zander on October 27, 2009 | Articles
Achieving Success In The 21st Century

Learn the “New Rules of Engagement” for a new era of commerce for sustainable success that will guide you through the current economic and emotional time.

What’s Stopping You?

by Leah Grant on October 22, 2009 | Articles
What’s Stopping You?

Everyone has dreams but few people make them come true. New Business Mentor, Leah Grant, outlines the typical excuses people make and how to defeat them so that you can make your dreams come true.

Clean your Filters

by Bill Mansell on October 21, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Clean your Filters

This week, as the weather turned colder and autumn leaves began to fall in my neighborhood, my thoughts have turned to winterizing our home.

How to Break the Addiction to Post-it Notes

by Barbara Boone on October 17, 2009 | Articles
How to Break the Addiction to Post-it Notes

Find out how to be productive without the visual clutter of post-it notes.

The Art of Telling Stories

by Bill Mansell on October 7, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
The Art of Telling Stories

We all tell stories. They help us to communicate and to relate to one another. They help us to share family history, bond with friends, and even add a humorous flair to your conversation. Most importantly, they can be used to illustrate an important point and flesh out your presentation.

How to Get More Time

by Bill Mansell on October 1, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
How to Get More Time

Time. Too many waste it or kill it rather than wisely investing it.

Knowledge is Power

by Bill Mansell on September 23, 2009 | One Minute Motivators

Information is all around us just waiting to be discovered and utilized. And the more knowledge you have, the more you can put this information to work.

Words

by Bill Mansell on September 23, 2009 | Articles
Words

Words can change everything—from our emotions and perceptions, to our actions. Word choice can help you communicate effectively, or not. If we pay attention to the words we use, it will make a big difference in our attitude and our ability to communicate effectively.

Yes, There Is A Short-Cut To Success!

by Linda Zander on September 16, 2009 | Articles
Yes, There Is A Short-Cut To Success!

The Sustainable Succes Coach, Linda Zander, will teach you the untapped strategies for success in today’s market that will help you create sustainable success in all areas of your life.

Sales Organizations Forced to Change

by Grant Cardone on September 13, 2009 | Articles
Sales Organizations Forced to Change

The past couple of years have been very challenging on all businesses and especially sales organizations. The convergence of a shrinking economy, a more cautious customer combined with an ever expanding internet and increased competition causes the most successful of sales organizations to be challenged.

Positive Expectation

by Bill Mansell on September 1, 2009 | One Minute Motivators

In our family, we try to teach positive thinking, especially when it pertains to school and homework. So, when my 11-year-old son came home from his first day of 6th grade, I was excited to hear his evaluation.

Stay on the Road

by Bill Mansell on August 25, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Stay on the Road

Traveling with my family to a remote ranch near Zions National Park in Southern Utah, I spied this unusual sign marking a narrow dirt road which jutted off the main road. It said “End of the Road”.

Weekly Motivation

by Bill Mansell on August 18, 2009 | One Minute Motivators
Weekly Motivation

I love the classic story told by Zig Ziglar. Before conducting a motivational seminar, he was asked by a reporter, “you’re going to get everyone motivated?” “Yes, I’ll certainly try” Zig replied.

Motivated to Action

by Bill Mansell on August 18, 2009 | Articles
Motivated to Action

Have you ever had a time in your life when you just couldn’t get motivated? You knew what you wanted to do, you had the desire, but you just couldn’t get motivated to take the first step. When your get-up-and-go has gone and you find it difficult to get motivated to take action, consider this — you may be going about it all wrong.

Consumer Confidence Will Be Restored When Abilities Are!

by Grant Cardone on August 17, 2009 | Articles
Consumer Confidence Will Be Restored When Abilities Are!

The lack of confidence in the marketplace today is not because of a failing economy but because individuals lack confidence in their own abilities to produce without artificial stimulus. Confidence and security come only as a result of a person’s confidence in their own abilities and skills.

Blame Wastes Energy and Makes Us Slaves

by Grant Cardone on August 17, 2009 | Articles
Blame Wastes Energy and Makes Us Slaves

Blame is the energy that makes us slaves and guarantees to worsen your conditions. Now is the time to use all your energy and resources to sell yourself and/or your products and services and quit blaming, accusing, and criticizing. Blame ultimately makes slaves, not masters and cannot change the condition of your business, your finances or make your more desirable in the marketplace.

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