Monthly Archives: June 2009

#123 – “Rejection helps knock out the weak,” by Harvey McKay of OutSwimming the Sharks

Handling rejection is necessary if you want to succeed.  Too many people just give up.  They don’t realize that to get to the yeses, you first must hear the no’s.   Analyze your failures and make the necessary corrections, then move on.  … Continue reading

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#122 – If you have a request for someone, don’t just ask. Give a reason and use the word because. From: Yes, 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Persuasive by Robert B Cialdini

Using the word “because” increases your persuasiveness. Continue reading

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#121 — Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. Rob Gilbert

A habit takes 21 days to establish and at least that long to break. Continue reading

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#120 – Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Plato

Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle. Continue reading

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#119 – “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” Mary Englebreit

When I get to obsessing about something that I can do nothing about, I do simple math problems in my head. This changes my focus from the right side of the brain (the feeling, intuitive side) to the left side … Continue reading

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