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You havetwo choices
Jerry is the manager of arestaurant. He is always in agood mood.
When someone would askhim how he was doing, hewould always reply,
"If I were any better, Iwould be twins!"
Many of the waiters at hisrestaurant quit their jobswhen he changed jobs,
so they could follow himaround from restaurant torestaurant
Why ?
BecauseJerry was a naturalmotivator.
If an employee was having abad day,Jerry was always there, tellingthe employee how to look onthe positive side of thesitua...
Seeing this style really mademe curious, so one day I wentup to Jerry and asked him :
"I dont get it! No one can bea positive person all of thetime. How do you do it?"
Jerry replied, "Each morningI wake up and say tomyself, I have two choicestoday. I can choose to be ina good mood or I can...
I always choose to be in agood mood.Each time something badhappens, I can choose tobe victim or I can chooseto learn from ...
Every time someone comesto me complaining, I canchoose to accept theircomplaining or I can pointout the positive side of l...
"But its not always thateasy,“ I protested.
"Yes it is," Jerry said.
"Life is all about choices.When you cut away all thejunk every situation is achoice.
You choose how you react tosituations.You choose how people willaffect your mood.You choose to be in a goodmood or bad moo...
Several years later,
I heard that Jerry accidentallydid something you are neversupposed to do in therestaurant business.
He left the back door of hisrestaurant open
And then ???
In the morning,he was robbed by threearmed men.
They want?
#123*+!@$%&*~
While Jerry trying to openthe safe box,
his hand, shaking fromnervousness, slipped offthe combination.The robbers panicked andshot him.
Luckily, Jerry was foundquickly and rushed to thehospital.
After 18 hours of surgery
andweeks of intensive care,
Jerry was released from thehospital with fragments ofthe bullets still in his body.…
I saw Jerry about sixmonths after the accident.
When I asked him how hewas,
he replied, "If I were anybetter, Id be twins. Wantto see my scars?"
I declined to see hiswounds, but did ask himwhat had gone throughhis mind as the robberytook place.
"The first thing that wentthrough my mind was thatI should have locked theback door," Jerry replied.
"Then, after they shot me, asI lay on the floor, Iremembered that I had twochoices: I could choose tolive or could choose ...
"Werent you scared“I asked?
Jerry continued, "Theparamedics were great.They kept telling me I wasgoing to be fine.
But when they wheeled meinto the Emergency Roomand I saw the expressionon the faces of the doctorsand nurses, I got really...
In their eyes, I read Hes adead man.
I knew I needed to takeaction."
"What did you do?" I asked.
"Well, there was a big nurseshouting questions at me,"said Jerry. "She asked if Iwas allergic to anything."
Yes, I replied.
The doctors and nursesstopped working as theywaited for my reply.
I took a deep breath
and yelled, Bullets!
Over their laughter, I toldthem,
I am choosing to live.Please operate on me asif I am alive, not dead.
"Jerry lived thanks to theskill of his doctors, butalso because of hisamazing attitude.
I learned from himthat
every day you have thechoice to either enjoy yourlife or to hate it.
The only thing that is trulyyours -- that no one cancontrol or take from you-
is your attitude,
so if you can take care ofthat, everything else in lifebecomes much easier.
Now you have two choicesto make:
1. You can delete thismessage or2. You can forward it tosomeone you care about.
I hope you will choose #2.I did.
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  1. 1. You havetwo choices
  2. 2. Jerry is the manager of arestaurant. He is always in agood mood.
  3. 3. When someone would askhim how he was doing, hewould always reply,
  4. 4. "If I were any better, Iwould be twins!"
  5. 5. Many of the waiters at hisrestaurant quit their jobswhen he changed jobs,
  6. 6. so they could follow himaround from restaurant torestaurant
  7. 7. Why ?
  8. 8. BecauseJerry was a naturalmotivator.
  9. 9. If an employee was having abad day,Jerry was always there, tellingthe employee how to look onthe positive side of thesituation.
  10. 10. Seeing this style really mademe curious, so one day I wentup to Jerry and asked him :
  11. 11. "I dont get it! No one can bea positive person all of thetime. How do you do it?"
  12. 12. Jerry replied, "Each morningI wake up and say tomyself, I have two choicestoday. I can choose to be ina good mood or I canchoose to be in a badmood.
  13. 13. I always choose to be in agood mood.Each time something badhappens, I can choose tobe victim or I can chooseto learn from it. I alwayschoose to learn from it.
  14. 14. Every time someone comesto me complaining, I canchoose to accept theircomplaining or I can pointout the positive side of life.I always choose the positiveside of life."
  15. 15. "But its not always thateasy,“ I protested.
  16. 16. "Yes it is," Jerry said.
  17. 17. "Life is all about choices.When you cut away all thejunk every situation is achoice.
  18. 18. You choose how you react tosituations.You choose how people willaffect your mood.You choose to be in a goodmood or bad mood.Its your choice how you live yourlife."
  19. 19. Several years later,
  20. 20. I heard that Jerry accidentallydid something you are neversupposed to do in therestaurant business.
  21. 21. He left the back door of hisrestaurant open
  22. 22. And then ???
  23. 23. In the morning,he was robbed by threearmed men.
  24. 24. They want?
  25. 25. #123*+!@$%&*~
  26. 26. While Jerry trying to openthe safe box,
  27. 27. his hand, shaking fromnervousness, slipped offthe combination.The robbers panicked andshot him.
  28. 28. Luckily, Jerry was foundquickly and rushed to thehospital.
  29. 29. After 18 hours of surgery
  30. 30. andweeks of intensive care,
  31. 31. Jerry was released from thehospital with fragments ofthe bullets still in his body.…
  32. 32. I saw Jerry about sixmonths after the accident.
  33. 33. When I asked him how hewas,
  34. 34. he replied, "If I were anybetter, Id be twins. Wantto see my scars?"
  35. 35. I declined to see hiswounds, but did ask himwhat had gone throughhis mind as the robberytook place.
  36. 36. "The first thing that wentthrough my mind was thatI should have locked theback door," Jerry replied.
  37. 37. "Then, after they shot me, asI lay on the floor, Iremembered that I had twochoices: I could choose tolive or could choose to die. Ichose to live."
  38. 38. "Werent you scared“I asked?
  39. 39. Jerry continued, "Theparamedics were great.They kept telling me I wasgoing to be fine.
  40. 40. But when they wheeled meinto the Emergency Roomand I saw the expressionon the faces of the doctorsand nurses, I got reallyscared.
  41. 41. In their eyes, I read Hes adead man.
  42. 42. I knew I needed to takeaction."
  43. 43. "What did you do?" I asked.
  44. 44. "Well, there was a big nurseshouting questions at me,"said Jerry. "She asked if Iwas allergic to anything."
  45. 45. Yes, I replied.
  46. 46. The doctors and nursesstopped working as theywaited for my reply.
  47. 47. I took a deep breath
  48. 48. and yelled, Bullets!
  49. 49. Over their laughter, I toldthem,
  50. 50. I am choosing to live.Please operate on me asif I am alive, not dead.
  51. 51. "Jerry lived thanks to theskill of his doctors, butalso because of hisamazing attitude.
  52. 52. I learned from himthat
  53. 53. every day you have thechoice to either enjoy yourlife or to hate it.
  54. 54. The only thing that is trulyyours -- that no one cancontrol or take from you-
  55. 55. is your attitude,
  56. 56. so if you can take care ofthat, everything else in lifebecomes much easier.
  57. 57. Now you have two choicesto make:
  58. 58. 1. You can delete thismessage or2. You can forward it tosomeone you care about.
  59. 59. I hope you will choose #2.I did.

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