Your Big Life Plan By Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon - Author and motivational speakerIt’s big but you can’t see it. So great that if you could see it you wouldn’t believe it. It’s your destiny and it’s calling you. If you don’t believe me just remember Albert Einstein. He could not speak until he was four years old. He did not read until he was 7. His parents thought he was retarded. We know they were wrong.

Or how about Beethoven. His music teacher said, “As a composer he is hopeless.” Wrong again. And let’s not forget Muhammad Ali. His teacher once told him, “you ain’t never going to be nothing. He showed her and the world that he was the greatest after all. We all know Helen Keller’s story and we certainly all know our own story.

Complacency is the Enemy By Jeff Keller

Jeff Keller - author of Attitude is EverythingFebruary 22, 1980. Lake Placid, New York – the host city for the 1980 Winter Olympics. The Soviet Union’s Olympic hockey team was set to play the United States Olympic team in an important game that would probably decide the gold medal. Yet, calling this a “game” was a stretch.

The powerful, professional Soviet hockey team had won four consecutive gold medals and was undefeated in the Olympic games since 1968. The U.S. Olympic hockey team was a collection of untested college players. The 1980 Soviet team was head and shoulders above all of the other Olympic teams.

How to Stay Motivated By Dr. Denis Waitley

Be willing to say to yourself, “I’m on the right road. I’m doing OK. I’m succeeding.” We too frequently become adept at pointing out our flaws and identifying failures.

Become equally adept at citing your achievements. Identify things you are doing now that you weren’t doing one month ago… six months ago… a year ago. What habits have changed? Chart your progress.

Doing well once or twice is relatively easy. Continuously moving ahead is tough, in part, because we so easily revert to old habits and former lifestyles. Over the long run, you need to give yourself regular feedback to monitor your performance and reinforce yourself positively.

From Motivation to Motive-Action By Denis Waitley

With the passing of every new year, each of us needs to understand the magnitude of social and economic change in the world. In the past, change in business and social life was incremental and a set of personal strategies for achieving excellence was not required.

Today, in the knowledge-based world, where change is the rule, a set of personal strategies is essential for success, even survival. Never again will you be able to go to your place of business on autopilot, comfortable and secure that the organization, state or government will provide for and look after you.

Her Words Hurt Me And I Wanted To Quit – Don’t Let It Happen To You By Rene Godefroy

It wasn’t long ago I warned you to stay away from distraction. Now you’re going to know what I mean…

Standing ovation! Yeah! My head often puffed up like a balloon full of oxygen. It’s not a good thing. You see, a standing ovation is the ultimate reward the audience gives us.

It’s kind of ironic since I have always had a hard time receiving compliments and accolades. Something in me tends to doubt the person giving me the accolade is genuine. Some of you might know what I’m talking about. Well, this evening was different…

Handling Failure By Zig Ziglar

Zig ZiglarCal Ripken is known for breaking Ty Cobb’s “unbreakable” record of playing in 2,130 consecutive professional baseball games, and for signing a five-year contract for more than $30 million in the 1990s. However, during one particular year of that contract, Cal got only about one hit for every four times at bat. Think about it. If you had failed three times out of four in your job, how would you feel about it? What would your self-image or picture of yourself be?

Achieving Success By Expecting Success By Zig Ziglar

Zig ZiglarWhen you plan and prepare carefully, you can legitimately expect to have success in your efforts. When you recognize and develop the winning qualities that you were born with, the winner you were born to be emerges.

When you plan and prepare to make a sale, for example, you can legitimately expect to make a sale. Although not all your expectations are going to come to pass, you give yourself an infinitely better chance of succeeding by taking the proper steps.

On Overcoming resistance By Bob Proctor

Bob ProctorI have a piece of literature I love – It was written by the late William Penn Patrick in approximately 1970. Enjoy.

“No person, ideal or institution becomes great until Great Resistance has been encountered. Greatness cannot be achieved until this concept is understood.

Unfortunately, the average person is ignorant of this rule to achievement. Mr. and Miss Average, in their ignorance, are fearful and reluctant to encounter even slight resistance. They don’t want to make waves or be criticized and they incorrectly feel that criticism will hold them back and prevent their happiness from being realized. In truth, the opposite is the case.

The Daily Dozen Disciplines For Massive Success This Year and Beyond! By Jerry Clark

The following is the Daily Disciplines you will want to apply for the next 30 days.

For Mental Development: Take the negative input out of your life.

1. Read at least 15 minutes from an empowering & uplifting book… The Key words are Empowering & Uplifting. Most of the Novels that are out there don’t count… Did you know that research has found that 58% of High School graduates never read another book from cover to cover the rest of their adult life? Approximately 78% of the population has not been in a book store in the last 5 years.

Listening To The Coach By Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar - Motivational Speaker and authorThe young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel. Finally, the coach who had the rare ability to spot the athlete’s unique talent and then maximize that talent by teaching proper techniques.