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Little Things Can Leave A Legacy Too!

Last week I shared a video about ordinary people doing extraordinary things.  But what about the little things we do that can have an amazing impact on other people as well? I had an experience like this one time early in my professional life that cemented two concepts in my mind ever since. The first is that little things do make a difference. The second is in the power of a simple thank you. Early in my sales career I was presented with an opportunity that drastically changed my outlook on the world.  I was coming off of my first…
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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Creates Success

What  is it that makes some people succeed while others fail? Why do some people experience so much success while others are stuck in a maze of never-ending mediocrity, or worse yet, failure? Well, one thing is certain.  It's not that they are some kind of superhuman born with skills that just aren't available to anyone else. Time and time again we have seen that ordinary people with an extraordinary idea or dream and a whole lot of focus and determination are able to overcome the odds that stop most people dead in their tracks. I'll tell you one thing…
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Did You Know? This Just Might Surprise You

Q: What famous storyteller had to write a new story for himself after a near-fatal crash crushed his dream of becoming a race car driver? A: George Lucas Director, writer and producer George Lucas was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, CA. He originally set sights on becoming a race car driver, but a near-death car accident just before high school graduation radically changed his views on life. The force was definitely with him that day--the car rolled and the racing harness snapped, throwing him from the car. Had he not been thrown he would've been crushed to death…
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Six Inches Makes All the Difference in Your Success!

  Success Through Positive Affirmations The longest distance between where you are now and the success you want in life is six inches.  Six inches is all you have to conquer in order to have every dream, goal and aspiration that you can imagine in your mind.   Half the distance of that little wooden ruler that you used all the way through grade school, while you weren't slapping your friends on the hand with it, is the total distance that must be covered on your journey to success and the fortunes of your dreams. Isn't it interesting that people travel…
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Do You REALLY Love What You Do?

Being a professional in any industry starts with your passion for your work.  If you love what you do, that energy shines through to all of the people that surround you.  Most importantly, your clients automatically pick up on the positive aura that surrounds you like a glowing ring of goodness.  Believe me, that is half the battle in establishing trust and rapport which lead to greater sales success. I remember one of the greatest experiences that I had with a professional who lived by this paradigm.  My geology professor at Southwestern Oregon Community College was the great Don Stensland. …
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