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Day To Succeed
A true leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
Interests: "We all have two choices: we can make a living or we can design a life." ~ Jim Rohn
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"Man does not simply exist, but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become in the next moment." ~ Viktor Frankl Success in business, life, relationships and health boils down to one thing: decisions. As John Maxwell proclaims, "Successful people make important decisions early, and then manage... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2010 at Day To Succeed
On July 1st, 2009 the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), better known as "Cash For Clunkers" took effect. This $3 Billion federal scrappage program was intended to get U.S. Residents into a newer, more fuel efficient vehicle. Overall, the plan was a success. Creating 690,114 transactions from July 24th to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Day To Succeed
In working with over a thousand part time and full time sales professionals throughout the past five years I've learned how overrated and overvalued training is. I know, I know, it sounds crazy. Here's what I mean though. I've realized that it's NOT what you don't know that's keeping you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2010 at Day To Succeed
In The Success Principles by Jack Canfield, he starts off with an entire chapter dedicated to accountability. I'm not talking about some loosely used corporate cliche. I'm talking about real, true accountability and responsibility for what goes on in your professional and personal life. Zig Ziglar once said, "For the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Ok, first, a few disclaimers. 1 - I do NOT agree with the styles, approaches or language used in these scenes. It's scenes like these that give many industries a bad reputation. There is a clear difference between a sales person and a sales professional. 2 - These scenes contain... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Where were you when you first read The Secret? For hundreds of years the Law of Attraction has been widely regarded as the key to accomplishing everything you want in life. Rhonda Byrne's take on attraction became a world wide phenomenon, seemingly overnight. The ideas and thoughts came to her... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2010 at Day To Succeed
When it comes to problems they say eighty percent of people don't care and twenty percent are glad you have them! Not sure if that's accurate or not, but when it comes to problems I say "join the club". Show me a person without problems and I'll show you someone... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at Day To Succeed
....But not the people who make them work! Leaders create a culture. Their actions, attitudes and conversations are establishing an environment. They can create a positive and uplifting workplace as easily as they can create a stressful, high-pressure workplace. Does your office encourage creativity and ownership or does the mere... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at Day To Succeed
con-fi-dence [kon-fi-duhns] 1. full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: We have every confidence in their ability to succeed 2. belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance: His lack of confidence defeated him. What's your definition of confidence? Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at Day To Succeed
One of the world's great speakers and motivators, Jim Rohn, had shared his amazing ideas and insights for decades. Known as America's Foremost Business Philosophers, he's shared life and business transforming tips to millions of people in dozens of countries around the world. His principles are profound, yet simple to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Day To Succeed
If you were anywhere besides under a rock last evening you saw the circus that was surrounding LeBron James and where he would play basketball next year. Dubbed "The Decision", he captured the interest of millions of sports fans in major cities all across the county. Would he stay in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Through the 1930's and 1940's Dr. Joseph Juran furthered a mathematical formula described as the "vital few and trivial many". The initial equation was first thought of by Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, and you likely know it as the "Pareto Principal", or the 80/20 Rule. Dr. Juran established that 80... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2010 at Day To Succeed
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Day To Succeed is now following John T. Unger
Jul 8, 2010
Eric Hoffer once said "In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." No matter where you stand today, you have stood victorious at some point, somewhere. Maybe it was as an athlete... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Today is the day that we pledge allegiance to our own financial wellbeing. Fresh off of a weekend full of family gatherings and fireworks, we are more than half way through 2010. What better way to ensure a successful second half of the year than by celebrating your Financial Independence... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2010 at Day To Succeed
In April of 2007 the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series made its debut. Each one of the 224 page books in the series, published by Jeff Kinney has gone on to become best sellers, with 11 million copies currently in print. As large of a success as becoming a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Do you know someone who works endless hours but can never seem to get ahead? Have you ever come across the individual who is successful, makes plenty of money, but their life is in shambles? How about the person who is "saving the world" but regularly asks to borrow a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Day To Succeed
...Just learn how to act in public! It's only natural that I follow up an article about working hard, with one about having fun! All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. There are so many things we can learn from children that will have positive effects on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2010 at Day To Succeed
"So you want a day off. Let's take a look at what you are asking for. There are 365 days per year available for work. There are 52 weeks per year in which you already have 2 days off per week, leaving 261 days available for work. Since you spend... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Success in not an opportunity or an event. Success is not luck. Success is not about who you know. Success is not about leverage or experience. Success is not about the economy or your marketplace. Success is not about your age; young or old it does not matter. Success IS... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Remember when your metabolism used to run through meals at the speed of light? The good ol' days when you could eat four burgers, two fries, a few slices of apple pie, and wash it down with a Coca-Cola Big Gulp (diet of course!). Your body was seemingly burning off... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2010 at Day To Succeed
As important as relationships are professionally, they are exponentially more important in today's marketplace. We all have the unique ability to lift people up or bring people down. Every conversation we have, in person, over the phone, through email or text, or during a meeting is an opportunity to add... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2010 at Day To Succeed
The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese! We've all heard the saying, "Experience is the best teacher". As accepted as it may be, it also couldn't be more wrong! Experience is NOT the best teacher....someone else's is. IBM has an interesting commercial out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Day To Succeed
Perhaps the most overused and stale cliches around is, "It is what it is". Everyone from philosophical politicians and stereotypical sports stars to mediocre managers have used this outdated one-liner. It's safe to say that someone, somewhere is using this line on their employees or teammates this very instant. Does... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2010 at Day To Succeed