Choose to be Successful

Choose to be Successful

No matter what challenges you may be facing, you need a positive attitude. (Gee, tell me something I didn’t know, right?) Second, you’ll need a sense of vision – seeing yourself successful in your job role and happy in your personal life. Third, you need to make the decision be successful. [Read more…]

Why It’s Smart to be Direct When Communicating

Why It's Smart to be Direct

Why is it smart to be direct when you communicate?

The answer is simple: Interacting with a person who is not honest and direct can be frustrating. When an individual  states their position in a direct manner, honestly, and with tact and diplomacy is far better. Below are seven reasons why it’s smart to be direct when you communicate and why direct communication should be encouraged in your company.

When You Communicate With Someone Who is Direct  

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Overcoming Fear – Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Overcome Fear

Most of us don’t admit to being afraid — but so many of us are afraid of something or another or have been in the past. So how do you overcome fear?

 Overcoming Fear is Not So Easy

To overcome your  fears requires you to have the ability to acknowledge whatever it is that you fear, face it, feel it, and even touch it. Then, make a conscious decision to let it go. [Read more…]

How to Deal With Negative People — The Princes and Princesses of Pessimism

Negative People

All of us have come across negative people. For them, negativity is the driving force in their lives. When they go home at night, they complain about their customers, their jobs, their bosses, and the traffic. Then they park themselves in front of the TV and tune out the rest of the world. When it comes to making plans for their future they simply don’t because they are stuck wherever they are, which is usually in their own minds. They consider themselves “victims” of whomever or whatever. Sadly, they do not realize that thinking of themselves as victims of their world keeps them feeling oppressed and holds them back from professional accomplishment and personal happiness. [Read more…]

The Keys to Success
Are Quite Simple

Key to Success

  • Be willing to work harder than others, but keep yourself happy along the way. [Read more…]

Avoid Negaholics

Avoid Negaholics

Seems like every time I write about negative people, I get lots of hits on my site, and “forwards” of Monday Morning Motivation. It’s no wonder, there are a lot of really negative grumpy people out there these days. [Read more…]