Monthly Archives: January 2009

A Lesson About Attitude

The Cracked Pot A water bearer in China had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole, which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long…

It’s All About Service

Have you ever had one of those experiences with a company or service provider that truly made you feel like they were trying their best to exceed your expectations? They’re rare, aren’t they?When they do happen, you often say to yourself “why can’t it happen like that every time?” What about when it’s you providing…

You’ve Got to Believe

Selling with Confidence Achieving success in life can be hard. Achieving success in real estate is even harder. It certainly will be a little bit easier if you have people supporting you, who believe in you and will do whatever they can to help you attain the levels of success you aspire to reach. Regardless…

"Affirmative" Actions

Are you taking “Affirmative” Actions in your business life and your personal life? Do you ever talk to yourself? You should. Using positive affirmations is one of the best ways I have found to continue to manage your attitude. Affirmations are positive “self talk” statements that a person would say to themselves (silently or out…

Start with a Positive Attitude

The Difference Maker? Is there really any other place to start than with a positive attitude? John Maxwell’s book The Difference Maker: Making Your Attitude Your Greatest Asset is a fabulous book and one of my favorites when it comes to the topic of attitude and how important it can be to people’s success. It…

Focus on Your Strengths

It’s a new year and a great opportunity for people to start with a clean slate. Knowing what you know now, will your approach change at all? I have always felt that people should focus on their strengths as opposed to their weaknesses, regardless of what they’re trying to do. In the last post, we…