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How Can You Take Charge Of Your Own Life?

Part 3 of 11 from Mission Success

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Decisiveness Matters

Your decisions, your actions and your reactions set up whatever your future will be. Within the frame work of your own possibilities and potentials you are guiding, directing your destiny, your life by intent or by default. Are you living on purpose or are you living on accident? That is a choice. Our goal here is to assist you in having a simple yet comprehensive process for making your life worth more the way you want it to be.

As you go along, it’s going to help if you think about this as sort of a manual for the brain or another aspect of running your brain more the way you want to so you can achieve those things you desire in life.

Let’s put it in another way. If you just let your life take its course, let the inevitable, whatever it is, happen, you take that chance, your end result may or may not wind up where you want it to be. The Cheshire cat asked Alice in the Alice in Wonderland story, “Where are you trying to get to?” She said, “I don’t know”, the cat said, “Well take any road you want and you’ll get there.” Read more »




How Can You Change For The Better?

Part 2 of 11 from Mission Success

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Your Untapped Potential

Samuel Johnson in 1763 said, “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.”

Dr. William James said, “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task, which more than anything else will affect its successful outcome.”

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy said, “Life is not a matter of milestones but of moments. Make yours great ones!”

Making great moments every day is what we are all about. Mission Success really is about taking charge of what you can take charge of. Read more »




Do You Feel Insignificant?

Part 1 of 11 from Mission Success

Famous television journalist Belva Davis said, “Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.”

Dr. Maxwell Maltz, the author of Psycho-Cybernetics said, “People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying, they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for, better still get yourself a project. Always have something ahead of you to look forward to, something to work for, something to hope for. I believe that the primary purpose of a living creature is to become more of what we are capable of being, to fulfil its potential.”
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How Can You Make A Difference?

Part 12 of 12 from Winning Relationships!

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The Triple Win

We need to have what I call the triple win. That is a win for the customers, the employees and the company. Or for you, your people and the organization. Or, for you, your spouse and the people that you deal with. Or for your children, your family system and the world at large around you. The triple win is about looking at what we can take care of, what we can do to make a difference for the people around us and for ourselves.

Part of that philosopher taxi driver’s thing was taking back control of himself.

Years ago I heard a story about W.C. Fields. He was at the time doing live stage performances, and between shows he was napping in his dressing room.

The stage manager stuck his head in the door and yelled, “You’re on!”
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Are You Like A Garbage Truck?

Part 11 of 12 from Winning Relationships!

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Garbage Truck

He continued, “This experience is ‘the principle of the garbage truck’. There are a huge number of people that are like an over-filled garbage truck, they’re trying to find a place to dump their garbage all the time.”

“They’re filled with pent-up frustration, anger, sadness, disappointment, fears–filled with garbage. They’re ready to spew this internal garbage at every opportunity.”

“What does a garbage truck do when it’s full? It dumps. These disenchanted people need a place to dump and it’s unlucky if you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time because you don’t want to get caught up in their problems. Leave their problems with them, don’t take it personally, it doesn’t really have anything to do with you.”
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What Can Ruin Your Day?

Part 10 of 12 from Winning Relationships!

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Free From Garbage

I had just arrived in San Francisco to work and was catching a taxi from the airport to a meeting I had downtown. I was a bit keyed up thinking of the meeting and all that needed to be accomplished in the short period of time I would be there.

Riding in a taxi can be a very interesting experience if you’ve ever ridden in taxis much, and there are a number of different types of cab drivers. One will talk to you non-stop, mainly because they like to hear themselves talk, they don’t really care what you say – they just like to talk.

Another taxi driver is the one who is totally silent – they don’t want to talk at all. They don’t really like to be asked questions, which you can tell by their nasty tone of voice quite often if you do ask a question.
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How Attractive Are You?

Part 9 of 12 from Winning Relationships!

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Credibility

The second is that we need to be credible. One thing we all desire is peace of mind. We all want to deal with people again and again who they have a connection with us. We need to feel that they are doing things that are beneficial to us. They need to feel connected to us.

The Look

Third, how attractive are we? In other words appearance makes a big difference.

If you go into a place and it’s dirty and it’s unkempt does that send a whole different image than if it’s clean, spotless, well-kept and in order? The answer is absolutely. Appearance can be deceiving, but customers draw a lot of conclusions about the quality of service from the appearance.
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Are You Reliable?

Part 8 of 12 from Winning Relationships!

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Things to Consider

Though these questions are asked in a business context, they apply equally to your spouse and family. To volunteer groups you may work with. Think of these in a broader context. Some questions that you should take time to ask of yourself are:

How well do I/we deliver on what we promise?

How often do I/we do things right the very first time?

How often do I/we do them on time?
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