Get in Line, Stay in Line was post #100!!!
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Perhaps the most important step you can take in the field of selling is to commit yourself to personal excellence, to becoming one of the best in your field.
Everyone who is doing well today was once doing poorly. Everyone who is at the top of your field was once not even in your field at all. Everybody who is at the front of the buffet line of life started at the back of the line.
Now here is the question: How do you get to the front of the buffet line of life, where all the good stuff is waiting for you? The answer is simple. It consist of two keys steps: First, get in line! Second, stay in line!
The way that you get in line is by making a decision that you are going to be excellent in your field and then by taking action to learn and apply whatever knowledge and skills you need to get ahead.
Once you get in line, the way that you then get to the front of the buffet line of life is to stay in line!
Keep putting one foot in front of the other. Keep developing new skills and acquiring new knowledge each day, each week, each month.
Both in fighting and in everyday life you should be determined though calm. Meet the situation without tenseness yet not recklessly, your spirit settled yet unbiased.
You must cultivate your wisdom and spirit. Polish your wisdom: learn public justice, distinguish between good and evil, study the Ways of different arts one by one.
On the battlefield, even when you are hard-pressed, you should ceaselessly research the principles of strategy so that you can develop a steady spirit.
- Path to spiritual (ebloag.wordpress.com)
The good news is that more and more leveraged tools are being created today, such as computers, the Internet, and whatever else is created in the future. The humans who can adapt to use these tools of leverage are the humans who are getting ahead. The people who are not learning to use more and more tools of leverage are falling behind financially or working harder and harder just to keep up.
Never in the history of the world have so many tools of leverage been invented in such a short period of time. The people who use these tools get ahead. The people who do not use these tools fall behind just as animals did.
Our mind is our most powerful tool of leverage. Whatever we think is real becomes reality.
In order to retire young and to retire rich, one of the most important things that you can learn to do is to take control of your own reality.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
Very few people or companies can clearly articulate WHY they do WHAT they do. When I say WHY, I don’t mean to make money – that’s a result. By WHY I mean what is your purpose, cause or belief? WHY does your company exist? WHY do you get out of bed every morning? And WHY should anyone care?
When most organizations or people think, act or communicate they do so from the outside in, from WHAT to WHY. And for a good reason – they go from clearest thing to the fuzziest thing. We say WHAT we do, we sometime say HOW we do it, but we rarely say WHY we do WHAT we do.
But not the inspired companies. Non the inspired leaders. Every single one of them, regardless of their size or their industry, thinks, acts and communicates from the inside out.
- Beliefs Build Buys: Increase Sales with “Why” Messaging (square-9.com)
- Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action (companyinsight.wordpress.com)
As a child, my dad often told us that the Japanese were aware of three powers: the power of the sword, the jewel, and the mirror.
The sword symbolizes the power of weapons.
The jewel symbolizes the power of money.
The mirror symbolizes the power of self-knowledge. This self-knowledge. according to Japanese legend, was the most treasured of the three.
Robert T. Kiyosaky
- The beginning and the end is in us (teachingsofmasters.wordpress.com)
You are where you are and what you are because of what you believe yourself to be. Whether you are rich or poor, happy or unhappy, fat or thin, successful or unsuccessful, your beliefs make you this way.
If you change your beliefs in any area of your life, you begin immediately to change in that area. Your expectations, your attitudes, your behavior and your results all change.
You can change your program, your self-concept. by replacing self-limiting ideas and beliefs with self-liberating thoughts. You can begin to think of yourself as you want to be rather than as you are. You can decide to make every part of your life positive, exciting and uplifting. You can create your life as a masterpiece.
Perhaps the greatest benefit of adopting the next-action approach is that it dramatically increases your ability to make things happen, with a concomitant rise in your self-esteem and constructive outlook.
We are all already powerful, but deciding on and effectively managing the physical actions required to move things forward seems to exercise that power in ways that call forward the more positive aspects of our nature.
When you start to make things happen, you really begin to believe that you can make things happen. And that make things happen.
When it comes to making an impression, differentiation is the name of the game. Confound expectation. Shake it up. How? There’s one guaranteed way to stand out in the professional world: Be Yourself. I believe that vulnerability – yes, vulnerability – in one of the most underappreciated assets in business today.
Even when there is disagreement, I’ve found people will respect you for putting your cards on the table.
The message here is that we can go through life, particularly conferences and other professional gatherings, making shallow, run-of-the-mill conversation with strangers that remain strangers. Or we can pout a little of ourselves, our real selves, on the line, give people a glimpse of our humanity, and create the opportunity for a deeper connection. We have a choice.
- The Power of Vulnerability (morganismyname.com)
- Embracing Vulnerability (ibourgie.wordpress.com)
- “Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest (pascalbeauchesne.wordpress.com)
In times of great economic change, there are always great transfers of wealth. Even if you don’t have much money, it’s important to invest in your education because, when the changes come, you’ll be better prepared to handle them. Don’t be caught unaware and afraid. As I said, no one can predict what will happen, so it’s best to be prepared for whatever happens. And that means getting educated now.
A big secret is that true investors make more money in bad markets. They make more money because the non-investors are panicking and selling when they should be buying. I’m not afraid of the possible coming economic changes, because change means wealth if being transferred.
Robert T. Kiyosaki