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BATTLING THE MIND

One reason why disciplining your mind is so important is that the condition of your mind can change so quickly. One day you can be calm, peaceful, sure of yourself and confident. Yet the next day...

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A SUCCESS STORY

A SUCCESS STORY The business executive was deep in debt and could see no way out. Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands,...

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Wisdom v Knowledge

Knowledge is known, wisdom is lived. You can carry knowledge in your head all your life and never benefit from it. It doesn’t become wisdom until you apply it. When you do, you might surprise...

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BRIGHT IDEAS…….KEEP PUMPING

BRIGHT IDEAS ......... KEEP PUMPING   Robert Schuller writes: 'A while back I bought an interesting torch. Before I decided to buy it I asked the saleslady how long the battery would last.   "As...

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The Value of Time

Successful People Increase the Value of Their Time… Successful people put a high value on their time. They don't waste it.  They realise that time is the most valuable asset they have, so they do...

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3 resources that help in a crisis

3 resources that help in a crisis   One way to help a friend in crisis is to help them identify important resources - spiritual, personal, and interpersonal.   (1) Spiritual resources.   'Help them...

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Helping a Friend in Crisis

Helping a Friend in Crisis When a friend or family member is in a crisis, your aim should be to help them cope with it and grow through it. Sometimes that's easier said than done! As their hurting...

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BEING A FATHER

BEING A FATHER   If you're a Dad, be the leader in your family.   That means: (1) You must want to lead.   Without good leadership, the chances are your children are headed for a life of trouble....

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Let Your Boss Have First say!

A sales rep, an admin clerk, and the manager are walking along the road to lunch one day, when they find an antique oil lamp on the roadside. They rub it and a genie comes out. The genie says, “Wow,...

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SALT

SALT AND THOUGHTS   Salt both seasons and preserves food, but can lose its saltiness. Salt is a symbol of perpetual friendship. Arabs still say, "There is salt between us" to signify the importance...

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The Measure of Success

The Measure of Success   You'll never meet a person focused on yesterday who had a better tomorrow.   John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Eisenhower, observed: 'The measure of...

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Keep a Good Attitude

KEEP A GOOD ATTITUDE   When you’re going through bad times, your goal should be to keep a good attitude.’   Here is some practical advice on keeping a good attitude in bad times:   (1) Always...

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Preconceived Notions

Preconceived notions   Twelve bees were placed in a jar in a darkened room.   A light was beamed onto the bottom of the jar, and then the lid removed. Instinctively, the bees flew toward the light...

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CRITICISM – HOW TO HANDLE IT

CRITICISM - HOW TO HANDLE IT There are two ways you can respond to negative criticism. If there's truth in it, humbly accept it and grow through it. Sometimes a person's criticism may actually have...

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Stay Sharp

Stay Sharp A competition was held between two men to see who could chop down the most trees in a single day. One man was older and more experienced, while the other was younger and less experienced....

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SAYING THANK YOU

Psychologist Martin Seligman suggests sending a letter or email of gratitude to somebody, then visiting that person and reading it to them. People who say 'thank you' are measurably happier and less...

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RAISING CHILDREN

RAISING CHILDREN   Raising your child ‘in the way they should go’ means being aware of:   1 Their interests. John Ruskin said, ‘Tell me what you like, and I’ll tell you what you are’. What do your...

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BE LIKE A GOAT!

BE LIKE A GOAT   Do you know how two goats respond when they meet on a narrow path above a river?   They can't turn back, and they can't pass each other because they lack the smallest bit of spare...

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8 RULES TO LIVE BY

8 RULES TO LIVE BY   (1) If you've a problem with me, come and see me privately. I'll do the same for you.   (2) If someone else has a problem with me, and comes to you, send them to me. I'll do the...

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A PIECE OF BREAD

A PIECE OF BREAD During the bombing raids of the Second World War, thousands of children were orphaned and left to starve. Many of those who were rescued and placed in refugee camps could not sleep...

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CONFRONTATION

CONFRONTATION   Most of us tend to avoid confrontation because we fear being disliked and rejected. But when you avoid confrontation it often makes things worse   Provided you do it respectfully and...

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TOMORROW

You'll never meet a person focused on yesterday who had a better tomorrow. John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Eisenhower, observed: 'The measure of success is not whether you...

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BEES V FLIES

BEES V FLIES Twelve bees were placed in a jar in a darkened room. A light was beamed onto the bottom of the jar, and then the lid removed. Instinctively, the bees flew toward the light and couldn't...

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THE VALUE OF A SMILE

THE VALUE OF A SMILE One day a big department store posted this sign: 'The Value of a Smile: it costs nothing, but creates much. It enriches those who receive it, without impoverishing those who...

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FEAR OF FAILURE

FEAR OF FAILURE   Until I overcome the fear of failure, I'll be immobilised at the prospect of taking on risk. If I fail, don't quit. History shows us that failure can actually be a bridge to...

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LISTENING TO INSTRUCTIONS

LISTENING TO INSTRUCTIONS When you give someone instructions, check to be sure they've made a note of them. If not, you should be concerned. The unlearned and uncommitted tend to trust their memory,...

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THINGS AREN’T ALWAYS AS THEY SEEM

THINGS AREN'T ALWAYS AS THEY SEEM   Two traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family. The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion's guest...

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GUARD YOUR TONGUE

GUARD YOUR TONGUE   On a windy day in March 1997, a father and son visited Valley Forge National Historic Park, where George Washington stationed the Revolutionary Army during the difficult winter...

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A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT

A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT   The Great Depression of the 1930s hit a businessman named J.C. Penney particularly hard, endangering his very health.   Anxious and desperate because of his huge financial...

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A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT

A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT   The Great Depression of the 1930s hit a businessman named J.C. Penney particularly hard, endangering his very health.   Anxious and desperate because of his huge financial...

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WHEN PANIC SET IN – WHAT TO DO

WHEN PANIC SETS IN - WHAT DO YOU DO Breathe deeply. Panic makes you breathe in short, shallow bursts, whereas breathing deeply helps to calm and relax you. So, when you start to feel overwhelmed,...

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DON’T GIVE UP

DON'T GIVE UP   Have you ever watched a seasoned swimmer?   Stroke after stroke, he takes what's in front of him and pushes it behind him, letting it propel him towards his goal.   He literally...

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CHARACTER

What is character? It's the will to do what is right, even when it's not easy. It's deciding ahead of time what is not negotiable. Count on it, the day will come when so called 'progress' calls for...

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COURAGE

COURAGE   Courage is displayed at unexpected moments.   What you do in such moments can change you, and those around you.   A Story: A spy was was sentenced to death by a Persian General. The...

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BUSINESS IS LIKE A GARDEN

BUSINESS IS LIKE A GARDEN   Your business is like a garden; it has great potential for growth and beauty.   But cultivating a garden calls for time and labour. It also requires being on the lookout...

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SPEND TIME WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE

SPEND TIME WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE   Old Arab proverb that says, " if you stop every time a dog barks, your road will never end"   Celtic proverb. "It's a hard road that is walked alone. Get advice...

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INTERTWINE YOUR ROOT SYSTEM WITH OTHERS

INTERTWINE YOUR ROOT SYSTEM WITH OTHERS   The Sequoia National Park has some Sequoia trees that are over 300 feet tall - the size of a 30-story building. I am told that Sequoia trees have relatively...

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THE PURSUIT OF A DREAM

The pursuit of a dream is what makes the difference between ordinary and extraordinary people. Ordinary people live extraordinary lives when they follow their dream. - Your dream doesn't have to be...

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KEEPING COMPANY

"Keeping Company" The start of our monthly Radio broadcast on Deal Radio, with Marc Carey. We'll be chatting discussing, and giving tips on business to help business owners run their business so...

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REAL TEAMS FLY IN FORMATION

REAL TEAMS FLY IN FORMATION   When you see geese flying in "V" formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way. As each bird flaps its wings, it creates uplift...

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STAFF

When you have an opportunity to encourage someone, do it. You never know what a person is going through - that's true whether they live in a mansion or a mud hut.  Here's an important principle to...

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MAXIMS THEORY OF CAPACITY

MAXIMS THEORY OF CAPACITY   Whilst in Bordeaux France tasting a multitude of French wines I had time to reflect upon capacity. It was a matter of necessity really as the range and varieties that I...

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REMEMBER ME?

REMEMBER ME:   I'm the person who goes into a restaurant, sits down patiently and waits while the waitresses do everything but take my order.   I'm the person who goes into a department store and...

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The 7 Wonders of the World

The 7 Wonders of the World   A group of students were asked to list the Seven Wonders of the World. Though there was some disagreement, the following seven got the most votes:   1. the Great...

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10 Laws of Success

TEN LAWS OF SUCCESS   1. You control your destiny – paddle your own boat ·             Destiny is the outcome of a set of               processes ·             What is my destiny 2. You get back...

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Integrity and Cricket

The newspapers are full of the ball-tampering issue that is now plaguing the Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft. Australia itself as a nation is quite rightly annoyed at...

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Your Family or Business

I was working with a business owner – a very successful one at that. I’m going to call him “Steve.” Steve had all the money in the business to do pretty much whatever he wanted. Time was an issue...

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What;s your recruiting system like?

"Systems run the business and people run the systems." And absolutely every frustration you experience in your business has a systemic solution. "Every frustration?" you ask. "But my frustration...

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Tell People your Story

Graduating from Police College with distinction was like tasting the very delicious taste of chocolate. It was the taste of success. I realised though as I drove toward my first station assignment...

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The Power of an Apology

Outside our office there is a carpark for another business owner. This carpark is "named" with his business name. The Business owner has paid for this carpark. There is a dentist very close to this...

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