What is the best investment you can make? It’s not an investment in stocks or bonds or gold. It’s an investment in you. Don’t wait to get started. The life you dream about is waiting for you to take action now. Self-improvement training not only pays financial dividends, it can help to improve your relationships, boost your confidence, reduce fear, hone your skills, and increase your health and happiness.
How many of us have decided in a moment of strength that we would exercise daily or quit smoking or be on time, only to give up on the decision within 24 hours? How does a person make a decision and then make it stick? You do it by finding your passion, becoming committed, getting motivated, killing the ANTs, and then doing something about your decision today.
Before you can reach your goals, they have to become crystal clear in your mind. Ask yourself: What, How, Who, Where, When, and Why. The more clearly you define your objectives and the more frequently and intensely you review them, the faster they will be yours.
We all have areas where we are weak. Take a lesson from Bill Porter and work on it until your formerly weak areas become your greatest strengths. Pick a weakness, work on it, study, practice, step outside your comfort zone, enlist the help of others, and rise to a new level.
I’ll never forget the day our swim instructor said it was time to do the high dive. I immediately got at the back of the line, where I watched all of my class mates climb the stairs and jump off the high dive. Fear is a thief that robs us of enjoyable experiences and future success. Take a lesson from my swimming instructor and “Just jump in!” Do the thing you fear.
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
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.
Fear is the greatest enemy of any professional. Fear of looking silly prevents many from giving enthusiastic effort.
When we are discouraged and down, nothing helps more than a pep talk from someone you love and respect.
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.”
The importance of controlling the outside influences and being cautious about what we allow to go into our mind.
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?
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.
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I saw a bumper sticker on an old car the other day. It said, “I go where I’m towed.”
Motivational article about how to turn negative events into positive outcomes.
Self Improvement is all about changing–identifying things that we would like to be different in our lives, then taking action to effect the changes. But, if you’re like me, you’ve tried changing some things in the past and found yourself slipping back into old habits. It can make us wonder if lasting change is really possible. I’m here to assure you, it is!
A number of months ago, some family members and I decided to run a 5K. We knew that we’d never make it unless we trained and prepared.
As a college student, I worked part-time under a wise sales manager, Mark Benson. He often made the statement: “You cannot fail in this business! You can quit, but you cannot fail.”
The purpose of a sales meeting is to motivate your people and get them prepared to focus on selling.
A couple of months ago, a friend and I decided to take up swimming. We decided that our initial goal would be to swim a mile.
In the world of athletics, there is a work ethic that has become all but extinct in the business community. Work means disciplining yourself to spend the time, focus your attention, exert all the effort you can, and stick with it. Those who do so will learn to love their work and to crave the satisfaction of a job well done.
Dr. Maxwell Maltz, a world famous plastic surgeon, noticed that many people who don’t really need it would come to him for plastic surgery. Their real problem was not their outward physical appearance, but their inner, hidden self-image.
In today’s society, there are plenty of things to worry about. Will I lose my job? What if my daughter gets involved with drugs? Am I getting too fat? Can I keep this relationship going? Will I have enough money at retirement? What if a natural disaster hits my town? Will the economy recover? Worry, worry, worry.
Watching the recent Winter Olympics, I was struck over and over with the idea that those who won medals consistently pulled out all the stops and risked everything. On the other hand, those who gave “safe” performances ended up with mediocre results.
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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”.
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.
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