On Failing To Succeed By Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar“You’ve got to learn to lose in order to win” sounds like strange advice, but the man who says it has earned over three hundred million dollars. Even in today’s economy, that’s a considerable sum of money. Here’s the story.

In 1958, brothers Frank and Dan Carney started a pizza parlor across from their family’s grocery store. Their goal was to pay for their college educations. Nineteen years later, Frank Carney sold the 3,100-outlet chain called “Pizza Hut” for three hundred million dollars.

Achieving Self-Mastery By Randy Gage

Randy GageHow do you achieve self-mastery? Mastery comes from confidence. Confidence comes from experience. Experience comes from practice. Practice comes from commitment. And commitment comes from vision. Please read that last paragraph again. Then do the arithmetic backward and you have a roadmap to success. And notice that it all starts with vision.

Every thing that manifests in your life is a result of the vision you have for yourself. Everything. One of the common mistakes people make is to say things, like, “But I don’t really have a vision.”contraire … EVERYONE has a vision.

The Ingredients of a Happy Life By Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson - author of Don't Sweat the Small StuffIt wasn’t until about 25 years ago that I realized how simple it really is to be happy. Notice I didn’t say it’s always easy—although it often is that too!

What I have discovered is that virtually anyone, by learning about five simple concepts, can become much happier than ever before. I don’t mean happy “all time,” but most of the time for sure, and even when we lose our way, it’s pretty simple to guide ourselves back in the right direction.

Let me introduce five simple principles very briefly here and then I’ll speak a little bit about their applications in our daily lives.

Financial Philosophies By Zig Ziglar

Zig ZiglarRobert Kiyosaki was raised by two dads, one rich, one poor. In his book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Kiyosaki explains the difference in their philosophies.

Poor dad: “The love of money is the root of all evil.”
Rich dad: “The lack of money is the root of all evil.”

Poor dad: “I can’t afford it.”
Rich dad: “How can I afford it?”

Poor dad: “The rich should pay more in taxes to take care of those less fortunate.”
Rich dad: “Taxes punish those who produce and reward those who don’t produce.”

The Magic of Positive Thinking By John Boe

John Boe - Author and Speaker on positive thinking and motivational topicsYes, there is magic in positive thinking! In aviation, the word attitude means the angle at which the plane meets the wind, whether the wings are level with the horizon, and whether it is climbing or descending. The pilot who fails to take responsibility for the attitude of his aircraft is in serious trouble. And likewise, any person who has not taken charge of his or her own beliefs and attitudes runs a similar risk.

The key to cultivating and maintaining a positive mental attitude is to take control of your thinking and avoid negative minded people. It’s a challenging task to develop a calm, focused mind, but well worth the effort.

Self Improvement and Self Growth By Remez Sasson

Nowadays the terms self-improvement, self-growth and self-help have become popular. We find many books about these subjects and many websites too. It seems that people are turning inside to find the solution to their problems. They seek knowledge, techniques, workshops, lectures and teachers who can show them the way. People begin to understand that self improvement and self growth improve the quality of life.

The subconscious mind is one of the major keys to self-improvement and self-growth. By changing the contents of the subconscious mind you change your habits, behavior and attitudes. This is brought about by thinking, meditation, visualization and affirmations.

Cultivating Your Self-Esteem By Brian Tracy

Your self-esteem is probably the most important part of your personality. It precedes and predicts your performance in almost everything you do.

It is the energy source or the reactor core of your personality, and how much self-esteem you have determines your levels of vitality, enthusiasm and personal magnetism.

People with high self-esteem are more positive, more likable and more effective in every part of their lives.

Everything that you do or say or think will affect your self-esteem. Your job, therefore, is to keep your self-esteem high and positive on a continuing basis.

The Main Thing By Zig Ziglar

The refrain most often heard in the media, in private conversations and correspondence, is “I apologize for not getting back sooner, but I’ve been so busy…”

The question is, are we really busier than we’ve ever been? In reality, based on what 10,000 people recorded in their hour-by-hour time diaries, Americans, on the average, have 40 hours a week of discretionary time which they can invest as they please. This is more than they had 30 years ago and five hours more than they had in 1975.

The Science Of Success Achievement By Rick Gettle

(Excerpt From The Course: “Successercising – The Science Of Success Achievement”)

In his all time best selling book, Think and Grow Rich mentions in his first chapter that throughout the book he will be referring many times to The Carnegie Secret. He said he would not tell you what that secret is, but when you are ready, it will jump off the page and into your brain. He said, When the Student is ready – the master will appear. The doors will open. The lights will turn green. The ideas will come. The money will come. The people will be there to help you.

Learn Your Way Through Change By Robin Sharma

Robin Sharma - Author and Motivational SpeakerPsychologists have discovered that humans actually crave novelty and change. Yet most of us stay in the safe harbor of the known. We think that we’ll be happier and more secure in the familiar world of the known.

However, nothing could be further from the truth. Avoiding change and growth is the the most dangerous place to be as a human. Yes it is scary dealing with the unknown. Yes it is confusing to move away from the familiar. Yes it is hard to deal with change. Yet, that is where the opportunity lives. That is where growth lives. That is where our best selves live.