WHY OPTIMISM WORKS
Why optimism works is something we should all think about. We make a subconscious choice when we wake up each morning. We will either operate as an optimist or a pessimist that day. Unless we make a conscious effort to be optimistic, we’ll automatically gravitate toward pessimism. It’s just plain easier to be negative because […]
HARNESS THE POWER OF ENTHUSIASM
Harness the power of enthusiasm and you will escalate your success to a higher level. Napoleon Hill, in the book “Think and Grow Rich”, listed 31 major causes of failure. Point #22 was lack of enthusiasm. He said, “Without enthusiasm, one cannot be convincing. Moreover, enthusiasm is contagious, and the person who has it, under […]
INSPIRE A CHANGE IN ATTITUDE
Inspire a change in attitude and watch what good things are about to happen in your organization! A secret potential that somehow manages to stay under the radar, for many project managers and leaders, is that any group or organization can achieve more of its goals with a change in attitude. The key question is […]
HOW TO KEEP MILLENNIALS FROM LEAVING THEIR JOBS
How to keep millennials from leaving their jobs is an important matter for a number of reasons. In a world when more and more people are changing jobs more often than in the past, it’s important to do whatever is possible to keep good employees. This is especially true with millennials. According to the Dale […]
BECOME A GREAT LEADER IN 5 STEPS!
You can become a great leader in 5 steps and great leaders make more money than the average person. True leadership, these days, seems to be short in supply. However, if you seek to achieve greatness, then we need to focus on leadership. Not the dictatorial type that insists on others doing what they want […]
GOALS DON’T NEED TO BE UPHILL!
Goals are important. However, too often, we either don’t identify them clearly or we set them so high it seems as if we’re going uphill. When I spoke before a great group in Canada, I was at the Calgary Golf and Country Club in Calgary. Since I was there, I took the picture above from […]
POSITIVE MOMENTS CAN BE BENEFICIAL!
Positive moments can be beneficial when we focus on them instead of what’s not currently working. What we focus on expands! Thus, we have to be careful what we think about. It’s easy to focus on the negatives and most people do. Champion focus on positive moments! MY NORTHWESTERN EXPERIENCE When I spoke in Chicago, […]
PEACEFULNESS IS IMPORTANT!
Peacefulness is important to all of us. When I was a newscaster on a radio station in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while in high school in 1965, there was a peaceful song on the radio. “The Sound of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel, had just been released. It was a beautiful and soothing melody. PEACEFULNESS AT SOOKE […]
ATTITUDE SPEAKER TALKS ABOUT GOALS!
Attitude speaker and goals are two important things to me. I also realize that our attitude toward our goals is very important. Thus, we cannot gamble with that. It’s important to identify our goals, in writing, break them down, and take action. I noticed an attitude lesson when I spoke in Las Vegas and walked […]
ATTITUDE CAN BE ADJUSTED!
Attitude means everything and it needs to be adjusted on a regular basis. I learned an important lesson about adjusting our attitude when I recently spoke in St. Louis and stopped by the famous Gateway Arch. THE WORLD’S TALLEST ARCH According to Wikipedia, “The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument in St. Louis. Clad in […]