Today Matters                    Wali Memon1   Wali Memon
Today Often Falls to Pieces…    What is the Missing Piece?2    Wali Memon
Today’s Impact on Tomorrow        We believe success is impossible – so we criticize it        We believe success is mysti...
Today’s Impact on Tomorrow        We believe success is productivity – so we work for it        We believe success comes f...
Today’s Impact on Tomorrow        We believe success comes from connections – so we network for it        We believe succe...
Today Matters      We over-exaggerate yesterday      We overestimate tomorrow      We underestimate today6   Wali Memon
Successful people make right    decisions early and manage    those decisions daily.7   Wali Memon
Today Can Become a Masterpiece8   Wali Memon
The Advantage of Today      You are preparing for something      Preparation today gives confidence tomorrow      Preparat...
Making a Masterpiece       Good DECISIONS today will give you a better tomorrow       The DISCIPLINES you practice today w...
The First Step Toward Success        Start with yourself        Start early        Start small        Start now11    Wali ...
Make Your Decisions a Reality        Review your decisions and ask yourself, “which good decisions have        I already m...
Make Your Decisions a Reality        Learn the disciplines that go with each decision        Repeat the process until you’...
Today’s ATTITUDE Gives Me     Possibilities14   Wali Memon
Attitude Makes a Difference        Your attitude at the beginning of a task affects its outcome more        than anything ...
Attitude Makes a Difference        Your attitude – not your achievements – gives you happiness        Your attitude is con...
Changing Your Attitude       Take responsibility for your attitude       Decide to change your bad attitude areas       Th...
Managing Your Attitude       Recognize that your attitude need daily adjustment       Find something positive in everythin...
Managing Your Attitude       Say something positive in every conversation       Remove negative words from your vocabulary...
Today’s PRIORITIES Give Me     Focus20   Wali Memon
Why Priorities Matter        Time is our most precious commodity        We cannot change time, only our priorities        ...
Principles of Priority        What is required of me?        What gives me the a return?        What gives me the greatest...
Identify Your Strengths        Trial and error        The counsel of others        Personality tests        Personal exper...
Manage the Discipline of     Priorities       Evaluate priorities daily       Plan your time carefully       Follow your p...
Today’s HEALTH Gives Me     Strength25   Wali Memon
Reasons Why Health Matters       Your health impacts you emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually       Health often d...
Healthy Guidelines       Have a purpose worth living for       Do work you enjoy       Find your pace       Accept your pe...
The Battle to Stay Healthy        Eat right        Exercise        Handle stress effectively28    Wali Memon
Today’s FAMILY Gives Me     Stability29   Wali Memon
Reasons Why Family Matters       A safe haven in a storm       A photo album of memories       A crucible of character    ...
Communication & Caring     for Your Family       Determine your priorities       Decide on your philosophy       Develop y...
Managing the Disciplines of     Family       Put your family on your calendar first       Create and maintain family tradi...
Today’s THINKING Gives Me an     Advantage33   Wali Memon
Why Thinking Matters Today       Good thinking precedes good results       Good thinking increases your value       Poor t...
Practice & Develop Good     Thinking       Understand that great thinking comes from good thinking       Recognize there a...
The Discipline of Thinking        Find a place to think        Set aside think time every day        Find a process that w...
Today’s COMMITMENT Gives Me     Tenacity37   Wali Memon
Why Commitment Matters       Commitment can change your life       Commitment helps you overcome many of life’s obstacles ...
The Discipline of Commitment       Expect commitment to be a struggle       Don’t rely on talent alone       Focus on choi...
Today’s FINANCES Give Me     Options40   Wali Memon
Why Finances Matter       Money won’t make you happy       Debt will make you unhappy       Having a financial margin give...
The Discipline of Finances        Become a good earner        Be grateful every day        Don’t compare yourself to other...
Today’s FAITH Gives Me Peace43   Wali Memon
Why Faith Matters Today       Faith gives me a divine perspective today       Faith gives me health today       Faith give...
Daily Decisions Regarding Faith        We already have faith…the important choice is where we place it        Understand t...
Managing the Discipline of Faith       Embrace the value of faith       Put God in the picture       Associate with people...
Today’s RELATIONSHIPS Give Me     Fulfillment47   Wali Memon
Why Relationships Matter Today       Life’s greatest experiences involve other people       You’ll enjoy life more if you ...
Initiate & Invest in Relationships Daily        Place a high value on people        Learn to understand people        Give...
Building Relationships        Put others first        Don’t carry emotional baggage        Give time to your most valuable...
Today’s GENEROSITY Gives Me     Significance51   Wali Memon
Why Generosity Matters Today       Giving turns your focus outward       Giving adds value to others       Giving helps th...
Plan for & Model Generosity     Daily       Give others your money       Give others yourself     “Greatness is not define...
Managing the Discipline of     Generosity       Don’t wait for prosperity to become generous       Find a reason to give e...
Today’s VALUES Give Me     Direction55   Wali Memon
Deciding to Embrace & Practice     Values       Create a list of good values       Embrace those good values       Make a ...
Managing the Discipline of Values       Articulate & embrace your values daily       Compare your values to your practices...
Today’s GROWTH Gives Me     Potential58   Wali Memon
Misconceptions About Growth       Growth is automatic       Growth comes from information       Growth comes from experien...
Why Growth Matters Today       Gifting without growth leads to ineffectiveness       Growth prevents personal & profession...
Decide to Experience Growth     Daily       Answer the question: What is my potential?       Make a commitment to change  ...
Managing the Discipline of     Growth       Make it your goal to grow in some way every day       Have a time and plan to ...
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  1. 1. Today Matters Wali Memon1 Wali Memon
  2. 2. Today Often Falls to Pieces… What is the Missing Piece?2 Wali Memon
  3. 3. Today’s Impact on Tomorrow We believe success is impossible – so we criticize it We believe success is mystical – so we search for it We believe success comes from luck – so we hope for it 3 Wali Memon
  4. 4. Today’s Impact on Tomorrow We believe success is productivity – so we work for it We believe success comes from an opportunity – so we wait for it We believe success comes from leverage – so we power up for it 4 Wali Memon
  5. 5. Today’s Impact on Tomorrow We believe success comes from connections – so we network for it We believe success comes from recognition – so we strive for it We believe success is an event – so we schedule it 5 Wali Memon
  6. 6. Today Matters We over-exaggerate yesterday We overestimate tomorrow We underestimate today6 Wali Memon
  7. 7. Successful people make right decisions early and manage those decisions daily.7 Wali Memon
  8. 8. Today Can Become a Masterpiece8 Wali Memon
  9. 9. The Advantage of Today You are preparing for something Preparation today gives confidence tomorrow Preparation today gives success tomorrow9 Wali Memon
  10. 10. Making a Masterpiece Good DECISIONS today will give you a better tomorrow The DISCIPLINES you practice today will give you a better tomorrow10 Wali Memon
  11. 11. The First Step Toward Success Start with yourself Start early Start small Start now11 Wali Memon
  12. 12. Make Your Decisions a Reality Review your decisions and ask yourself, “which good decisions have I already made?” Identify the decisions you still must make Choose one of those decisions and determine to make it this week12 Wali Memon
  13. 13. Make Your Decisions a Reality Learn the disciplines that go with each decision Repeat the process until you’ve mastered the “daily dozen”13 Wali Memon
  14. 14. Today’s ATTITUDE Gives Me Possibilities14 Wali Memon
  15. 15. Attitude Makes a Difference Your attitude at the beginning of a task affects its outcome more than anything else Your attitude toward others often determines their attitude toward you Your attitude can give you a winner’s perspective15 Wali Memon
  16. 16. Attitude Makes a Difference Your attitude – not your achievements – gives you happiness Your attitude is contagious16 Wali Memon
  17. 17. Changing Your Attitude Take responsibility for your attitude Decide to change your bad attitude areas Think, act, talk, and conduct yourself like the person you want to become Place a high value on people Develop a high appreciation for life17 Wali Memon
  18. 18. Managing Your Attitude Recognize that your attitude need daily adjustment Find something positive in everything Find someone positive in every situation18 Wali Memon
  19. 19. Managing Your Attitude Say something positive in every conversation Remove negative words from your vocabulary Express gratitude to others daily19 Wali Memon
  20. 20. Today’s PRIORITIES Give Me Focus20 Wali Memon
  21. 21. Why Priorities Matter Time is our most precious commodity We cannot change time, only our priorities We cannot do everything We choose our life by how we spend time Priorities help us to choose wisely21 Wali Memon
  22. 22. Principles of Priority What is required of me? What gives me the a return? What gives me the greatest reward?22 Wali Memon
  23. 23. Identify Your Strengths Trial and error The counsel of others Personality tests Personal experience23 Wali Memon
  24. 24. Manage the Discipline of Priorities Evaluate priorities daily Plan your time carefully Follow your plan Delegate whenever possible Invest in the right people daily24 Wali Memon
  25. 25. Today’s HEALTH Gives Me Strength25 Wali Memon
  26. 26. Reasons Why Health Matters Your health impacts you emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually Health often determines quality as well as quantity of life It’s easier to maintain good health than to regain it26 Wali Memon
  27. 27. Healthy Guidelines Have a purpose worth living for Do work you enjoy Find your pace Accept your personal worth Laugh27 Wali Memon
  28. 28. The Battle to Stay Healthy Eat right Exercise Handle stress effectively28 Wali Memon
  29. 29. Today’s FAMILY Gives Me Stability29 Wali Memon
  30. 30. Reasons Why Family Matters A safe haven in a storm A photo album of memories A crucible of character A mirror revealing the truth A treasure chest of relationships30 Wali Memon
  31. 31. Communication & Caring for Your Family Determine your priorities Decide on your philosophy Develop your problem-solving strategy31 Wali Memon
  32. 32. Managing the Disciplines of Family Put your family on your calendar first Create and maintain family traditions Find ways to spend time together Keep your marriage healthy first Express appreciation for each other Resolve conflict as quickly as possible32 Wali Memon
  33. 33. Today’s THINKING Gives Me an Advantage33 Wali Memon
  34. 34. Why Thinking Matters Today Good thinking precedes good results Good thinking increases your value Poor thinkers are slaves to their surroundings34 Wali Memon
  35. 35. Practice & Develop Good Thinking Understand that great thinking comes from good thinking Recognize there are many kinds of thinking Maximize your strengths and staff your weaknesses35 Wali Memon
  36. 36. The Discipline of Thinking Find a place to think Set aside think time every day Find a process that works for you Capture your thoughts Put your thoughts into action quickly Try to improve your thinking every day36 Wali Memon
  37. 37. Today’s COMMITMENT Gives Me Tenacity37 Wali Memon
  38. 38. Why Commitment Matters Commitment can change your life Commitment helps you overcome many of life’s obstacles Your commitment will be tested every day38 Wali Memon
  39. 39. The Discipline of Commitment Expect commitment to be a struggle Don’t rely on talent alone Focus on choices, not conditions Be single-minded Do what’s right even when you don’t feel like it39 Wali Memon
  40. 40. Today’s FINANCES Give Me Options40 Wali Memon
  41. 41. Why Finances Matter Money won’t make you happy Debt will make you unhappy Having a financial margin gives you options41 Wali Memon
  42. 42. The Discipline of Finances Become a good earner Be grateful every day Don’t compare yourself to others Give as much as you can42 Wali Memon
  43. 43. Today’s FAITH Gives Me Peace43 Wali Memon
  44. 44. Why Faith Matters Today Faith gives me a divine perspective today Faith gives me health today Faith gives me strength for today Faith gives me resilience today44 Wali Memon
  45. 45. Daily Decisions Regarding Faith We already have faith…the important choice is where we place it Understand that faith is often birthed out of difficulties A faith that hasn’t been tested can’t be trusted45 Wali Memon
  46. 46. Managing the Discipline of Faith Embrace the value of faith Put God in the picture Associate with people of faith Explore and deepen your faith46 Wali Memon
  47. 47. Today’s RELATIONSHIPS Give Me Fulfillment47 Wali Memon
  48. 48. Why Relationships Matter Today Life’s greatest experiences involve other people You’ll enjoy life more if you like people You’ll get farther in life if people like you People are any organization’s most appreciable asset48 Wali Memon
  49. 49. Initiate & Invest in Relationships Daily Place a high value on people Learn to understand people Give respect freely but expect to earn it from others Commit yourself to adding value to others 49 Wali Memon
  50. 50. Building Relationships Put others first Don’t carry emotional baggage Give time to your most valuable relationships Serve others gladly Express love and appreciation often50 Wali Memon
  51. 51. Today’s GENEROSITY Gives Me Significance51 Wali Memon
  52. 52. Why Generosity Matters Today Giving turns your focus outward Giving adds value to others Giving helps the giver52 Wali Memon
  53. 53. Plan for & Model Generosity Daily Give others your money Give others yourself “Greatness is not defined by what a person receives, but by what that person gives.”53 Wali Memon
  54. 54. Managing the Discipline of Generosity Don’t wait for prosperity to become generous Find a reason to give every day Find people to receive every day54 Wali Memon
  55. 55. Today’s VALUES Give Me Direction55 Wali Memon
  56. 56. Deciding to Embrace & Practice Values Create a list of good values Embrace those good values Make a decision to live those values daily56 Wali Memon
  57. 57. Managing the Discipline of Values Articulate & embrace your values daily Compare your values to your practices daily Live out your values regardless of your feelings Evaluate each day in light of your values57 Wali Memon
  58. 58. Today’s GROWTH Gives Me Potential58 Wali Memon
  59. 59. Misconceptions About Growth Growth is automatic Growth comes from information Growth comes from experience59 Wali Memon
  60. 60. Why Growth Matters Today Gifting without growth leads to ineffectiveness Growth prevents personal & professional stagnation Your personal growth impacts your organization’s growth Only through continuous improvement can you reach your potential60 Wali Memon
  61. 61. Decide to Experience Growth Daily Answer the question: What is my potential? Make a commitment to change Set growth goals Learn to enjoy the journey Put yourself in a growth environment61 Wali Memon
  62. 62. Managing the Discipline of Growth Make it your goal to grow in some way every day Have a time and plan to grow File what you learn Apply what you learn62 Wali Memon

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