The Garbage Truck Strategy

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The Garbage Truck Strategy

  1. 1. The Garbage Truck Strategy
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>How often do you let other people’s nonsense change your mood? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you let a bad driver, rude waiter, curt boss, or an insensitive employee ruin your day? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Being a Successful Person <ul><li>Unless you’re the Terminator, for an instant you’re probably set back on your heels. </li></ul><ul><li>However, the mark of a successful person is how quickly that person can get back their focus on what’s important. </li></ul>
  4. 4. People’s Garbage Selfishness Alienation Unreasonable Behavior Anger Evil Fear Jealousy Lies Gossip Frustrated People Aggressive People Depressed People Stressed People Unfair Results Rude People Unfair Life Procedures Some People run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it. If you let them, they’ll dump it on you
  5. 5. The Garbage Truck Some People run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it. If you let them, they’ll dump it on you Our Life
  6. 6. Questions <ul><li>How often do we let garbage trucks run right over us? </li></ul><ul><li>How often do I take their garbage and spread it to other people: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>at work, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at home, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on the streets? </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Impo rtant <ul><li>When someone wants to dump on you, don’t take it personally. </li></ul><ul><li>You just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on. </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll be happy you did. </li></ul><ul><li>So this was it: The Garbage Truck Strategy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Main Strategies to Avoid Garbage Trucks <ul><li>Life’s too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so.. </li></ul><ul><li>Love the people who treat you right. </li></ul><ul><li>Forget about the ones who don’t. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe that everything happens for a reason. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>If you get a chance to be happy, successful - TAKE IT! </li></ul><ul><li>If it changes your life - LET IT! </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody said it would be easy… </li></ul><ul><li>They just promised it would be worth it! </li></ul>Main Strategies to Avoid Garbage Trucks
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Good leaders know they have to be ready for their next meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>Good parents know that they have to welcome their children home from school with hugs and kisses. </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders and parents know that they have to be fully present, and at their best for the people they care about. </li></ul><ul><li>The bottom line is that successful people do not let Garbage Trucks take over their day. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas Roberto Lico Reis www.licoreis.com [email_address] E-books: www.migre.me/oQ5 Linkedin: www.migre.me/1d9r Twitter: @licoreis

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