If you want to build and maintain a positiveattitude, get into the habit of living in thepresent and doing it now. “ He slept beneath the moon He basked beneath the sun He lived a life of going to do and died with nothing done.”
Develop an Attitude of Gratitude Count your blessings, not your troubles
Get into a Continuous EducationProgram:-honesty, compassion, courage, persistence andresponsibility--
1.Many times we confuse intelligence with good judgment.2. A person may have high intelligence but poor judgment.3. Choose your advisers carefully and use your judgment.4. A person can and will be successful with or without formaleducation if they have the 5Cs:¨ character¨ commitment¨ conviction¨ courtesy¨ courage
Eduacated means those who manage well the circumstances which they encounter day by day. those who are honorable in their dealings with all men, bearing easily what is unpleasant or offensive in others, those who hold their pleasures always under control and are not unduly overcome by their misfortunes, bearing up under them bravely and in a manner worthy of our common nature. those who are not spoiled by their successes,
Feed Your Mind:- Just like our bodies need good food every day, our minds need good thoughts every day
Build a Positive Self-Esteem Do something for others who cannot repay you in cash or kind.
OBSTACLES TO SUCCESS Ego Fear of failure success ; lack of self esteem No plan Lack of formalized goals ¨ Life changes ¨ Procrastination ¨ Family responsibility ¨ Financial security issues ¨ Lack of focus, being muddled ¨ Giving up vision for promise of money ¨ Doing too much alone ¨ Over-commitment ¨ Lack of commitment ¨ Lack of training ¨ Lack of persistence ¨ Lack of priorities
EVERY SUCCESS STORY IS ALSOA STORY OF GREAT FAILURE
Natures greatest gift to man is the ability to think He can create his own environment.
QUALITIES THAT MAKE A PERSON SUCCESSFUL Desire Commitment Responsibility Hard Work Character Positive Believing Give More Than You Get The Power of Persistence Pride of Performance Be Willing to Be a Student--Get a Mentor
"Whatever the mind of man canconceive and believe, the mindcanachieve."
A CRASH COURSE FOR SUCCESS ¨ Play to win and not to lose. ¨ Learn from other peoples mistakes. ¨ Associate with people of high moral character. ¨ Give more than you get. ¨ Dont look for something for nothing. ¨ Always think long term. ¨ Evaluate your strengths and build on them. ¨ Always keep the larger picture in mind when making a decision. ¨ Never compromise your integrity.
Inspiration is changing thinkingmotivation is changing action
A few steps to motivate others Give recognition ¨ Give respect ¨ Make work interesting ¨ Be a good listener ¨ Throw a challenge ¨ Help but dont do for others what they should do for themselves
ACTION PLAN 1. Develop a sense of pride through training. 2. Reward performance. 3. Set well-defined, clear goals. 4. Set high expectations. 4. Set clear, measurable benchmarks. Evaluate the needs of others. 7. Make others part of your big picture. Set a good example by being a positive role model. Build the self-esteem of others.
High Self-Esteem Low Self-Esteem Talk about ideas Talk about people Caring attitude Critical attitude Humility Arrogance Respects authority Rebels against authority Courage of conviction Goes along to get along Confidence Confusion Concerned about character Concerned about reputation Assertive Aggressive Accepts responsibility Blames the whole world Self-interest Selfish Optimistic Fatalistic Understanding Greedy
Solitude Lonely Discuss Argue Believes in self-worth Believes in net worth only Guided Misguided Discipline Distorted sense of freedom Internally driven Externally driven Respects others Looks down on others Enjoys decency Enjoys vulgarity Knows limit Everything goes Giver Willing to learn Know it all Sensitive Touchy
Look for the positive in every person and in every situation. ¨ Resolve to be happy. ¨ Set your own standards judiciously. ¨ Develop an immunity to negative criticism. ¨ Learn to find pleasure in every little thing. ¨ Remember all times are not the same. Ups and downs are part of life. ¨ Make the best of every situation. ¨ Keep yourself constructively occupied. ¨ Help others less fortunate than yourself. ¨ Learn to get over things. Dont brood. ¨ Forgive yourself and others. Dont hold guilt or bear grudges
Put Positive Interpretation onOther Peoples Behavior
"They never cared toreturn my call" or "They ignoredme." That is negative. Maybe:¨ they tried, but couldnt getthrough¨ they left the message we didntget¨ they had an emergency¨ they never got the message
The best and most beautifulthings in the world cannot beseen or even touched. They mustbe felt with the heart.
Money will buy:¨ Amusements but not happiness.¨ A bed but not sleep.¨ Books but not wisdom.¨ A clock but not more time.¨ Companions but not friends.¨ Finery but not beauty.¨ Food but not appetite.¨ A house but not a home.Medicine but not health.¨ A ring but not a marriage.