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Wise and Inspirational Quotes

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 in Happiness, Inspirational Quotes, Life Quotes, Motivational Quotes, Quotes, Success

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

Our life’s a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently.
Palladas

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our noses is what we see last.
William Barrett

To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.
William James

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne

The grand essentials of life are something to do, something to love, something to hope for.
Thomas Chalmers

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
Albert Einstein

The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it.
Seneca
(7 B.C. – 65 A.D.)

Life is something like a trumpet. If you don’t put anything in you don’t get anything out.
W. C. Handy

Govern thy life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one, and read the other.
Thomas Fuller

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.
Katherine Hepburn

We must be willing to relinquish the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Joseph Campbell

Life, in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation, an actual and active work.
W. Humboldt

Everything that happens to us leaves some trace behind; everything contributes imperceptibly to make us what we are. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Unrest of spirit is a mark of life; one problem after another presents itself and in the solving of them we can find our greatest pleasure. Kal Menninger
woman playing violin Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. – Samuel Butler

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. Nelson Henderson

Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life. Alvin Toffler

Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. Hypocrites

After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box. Italian Proverb

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think. La Bruyere

There is only one thing that remains to us, that cannot be taken away: to act with courage and dignity and to stick to the ideals that have given meaning to life. Jawaharlal Nehru

Life is a play. It’s not its length, but its performance that counts. Seneca

We become happier, much happier, when we realize life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.
Mary Augustine

Life is like a library owned by the author.
In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

We make our fortunes, and we call them fate. Earl of Beaconsfield

Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden. Jean Anouilh

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live. Elbert Hubbard

Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound. Herman Melville

In three words I can sum up everything I know about life. It goes on. Robert Frost

That state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessities are not wanting.
Plutarch

Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Emil Nolde

The whole of life is but a moment of time. It is our duty, therefore to use it, not to misuse it.
Plutarch

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be.
George William Curtis

I made my life my monument.
Ben Johnson

The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague.
Who shall say where one ends,
and the other begins?
Edgar Alan Poe

Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.
Rose Kennedy

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
William Feather

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.
Japanese Proverb

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no classes in life for beginners: right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
Rainer Maria Rilke

To live is like to love–all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
Samuel Butler

One life – a little gleam of time between two eternities.
Thomas Carlyle

Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.
Sir Thomas Brown

As I grow to understand life less and less,
I learn to love it more and more.
Jules Renard

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Success

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 in Blog, Success

Barbara Corcoran Talks Success: The Joys of Getting There

Barbara Corcoran: Mistakes people make

 

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Multi-tasking Myths

Posted on Sep 15, 2010 in Blog, Business, Business Coaching, Productivity, Professional Development, Success

Work life balance

Why Multitasking Isn’t What It’s Hyped Up to Be

When you’re a family guardian, your rundown of to-dos presumably feels unending: regular checkups, distributing pharmaceuticals, preparing suppers, shopping, booking home visits, also watching over your own particular family, living up to expectations, and, goodness, attempting to cut out a couple of minutes of peace and calm… what’s more, that is just Monday.

Keeping in mind the end goal to handle the comprehensive rundown of obligations, numerous parental figures swing to multitasking to finish it all at all measure of time. I characterize multitasking as directing two (or more) inconsequential exercises in the meantime – lets say, doling out a solution while chatting on the telephone with your tyke’s educator. “Did I simply give both of you or three pills, Mom?” You see where this is heading.

The fact of the matter is, viable multitasking is an interesting expression. Examination has demonstrated that your cerebrum can just process one movement at once. In any case, what the mind is to a great degree great at is quickly changing starting with one errand then onto the next.

Consider this: “Changing from assignment to undertaking, you feel that you’re really paying consideration on everything around you in the meantime. Be that as it may, you’re most certainly not.” You’re truly flipping between errands at stunning rates. Evidently, we were never multitasking. It’s a myth!

For a considerable length of time, we’ve been persuade that individuals who are successful multitaskers have either hereditarily acquired this one of a kind capacity, or, through steady practice, have obtained the aptitudes needed to capacity at more elevated amounts than whatever remains of us. Interestingly, numerous family parental figures really try to be capable multitaskers on the grounds that they accept it’ll in the long run make life simpler for everybody.

You may say, “I have a huge amount of things to do and just such a great amount of time to do them, I need to multitask.” But constant multitaskers eventually lessen their forces of mental association, exhibit expanded trouble exchanging in the middle of undertakings, and report more social issues than low-multitasking companions, as indicated by Clifford Nass, an educator of interchanges at Stamford University. On top of that, the quick swapping between assignments additionally creates beats of anxiety hormones, which add to heath issues like memory brokenness.

Be that as it may, there are a few new propensities you can embrace to relieve stretch and empower you to concentrate all the more effectively:

1. At the begin of every day, organize your errands into three gatherings: the assignments that you must do, undertakings that you ought to do lastly those assignments that you might want to do. Concentrate just on the “musts” – everything else is icing.

2. For family guardians, vulnerability is the main assurance, so when spontaneous occasions appear, hit the interruption catch and see where to incorporate these spur of the moment assignments on your schedule. Only in light of the fact that an assignment comes up out of the blue, doesn’t mean it’s consequently an “unquestionable requirement.”

3. Don’t go only it. As you calendar your day, recognize a relative or companion that can assist and after that request help. Requesting help can be engaging.

4. When things go haywire, step away for a couple of minutes. The basic demonstration of changing your physical position has an enormous passionate effect. Once you’ve recovered your cool, give back your consideration regarding your “must” rundown.

5. Know that multitasking may feel great, similar to an old shoe, yet making a purposeful regard for limited your center and compartmentalize will help you abstain from feeling overpowered.

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Multiple Streams of Income

Posted on Sep 15, 2010 in Business, Business Coaching, Families, Finance, Success

Multiple Streams of Income

Multiple Streams of Income: Luxury or Necessity?

For any individual who has an appreciation for the security that financial cushions bring and at last wishes budgetary opportunity, making no less than one extra stream of salary is no more an extravagance. It has turned into a need.

Expanding your wage stream is vital to ensure yourself and your family against the unavoidable good and bad times of financial and industry cycles. As a result of the budgetary dangers that originate from depending on one wellspring of pay, for example, an occupation or a business, consider making no less than one or more extra streams to produce income.

Your extra salary streams can be dynamic, uninvolved or a mix of the two. Some may pay you for doing something that you cherish (dynamic), while others can give wage to you without your needing to do a lot of anything by any means (latent). You can broaden your wage streams among diverse commercial ventures to secure you against significant misfortunes amid downturns in one business and permit you to fiscally profit by the rises in another.

This genuinely is one of the not really evident privileged insights of how the well off get to be – and stay – rich, which tragically isn’t taught to the masses. The uplifting news is that it’s not enchantment. It’s not in any case confounded. Making your next stream of wage is a basic, regulated procedure, which you can organize to begin bringing you month to month wage quicker than you may understand is conceivable.

The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Financial Life

1. Build up money related security.

Presently, this thought isn’t hot, however it’s basic: Don’t center your time and vitality into building a second stream of wage until your essential source is secure. Whether you have a normal everyday employment or own your own business, concentrate on setting up and securing an essential month to month salary that will bolster your costs before you seek after different steps.

2. Define your worth.

Each individual on this planet has exceptional endowments, capacities, backgrounds and worth to offer – and be exceedingly adjusted for. Make sense of the learning, background, capacity or arrangement you have that others will esteem and may pay you for. Keep in mind, what may be basic learning to you isn’t for other individuals.

You and your identity separate your quality from that of each other individual on earth. Numerous individuals will impact you (and your style) superior to anything they will with another person offering esteem that is comparative or even the same.

Bundling is the way you can separate your quality. When I composed my book The Miracle Morning, I needed to conquer my frailty that awakening early wasn’t precisely something I designed. Would there truly be a business opportunity for the book? Be that as it may, perusers shared that the book was life getting updated in the way the data was displayed. It was composed concentrating on the most proficient method to essentially enhance any zone of life by basically changing how a man begins the day.

Learning is the one thing you can increment rapidly. As Tony Robbins wrote in Money: Master the Game, “One reason individuals succeed is that they have learning other individuals don’t have. You pay your legal advisor or your specialist for the learning and aptitudes” you need.

Expand your insight in a particular territory, and you’ll all the while build the quality that others will pay you for, either to show them what you know or apply your insight for their sake.

Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know

3. Recognize your business.

Focus whom you are best qualified to serve. In light of the worth you can include for others or the issues you can help individuals comprehend, who will pay you for the quality or arrangement you can give?

4. Create a group.

The most important resource you have is your email list, so concentrate on developing it.

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How to Be Likeable

Posted on Aug 5, 2008 in Blog, Business, Business Coaching, Families, Productivity, Professional Development, Success

Ways to be likeable

Every day, the larger part of us burn through 70 to 80 percent of our waking hours imparting. The capacity to speak and be available with one another is a standout amongst the most essential things we learn as people. Viable correspondence makes an obligation of closeness, decreases clash, improves individual and expert connections, and by and large, helps you get a greater amount of what you need out of life. Be that as it may, when confronted with the opportunity to listen to what somebody needs to say, to tune in a “be available,” a large portion of us for the most part miss the mark. We’re occupied with pondering ourselves, or our errands, our work or in such a large number of cases, we’re occupied centered around gadgets.

Email. Cell phones. The 24-hour news cycle. In a period of widely inclusive innovation, we’re busier and more diverted than any other time in recent memory. As we jump more remote down the multitasking rabbit opening, it turns out to be more hard to do the one thing that may be vital to our own and business achievement: focus.

Giving somebody our full, full focus is major to our business and interpersonal connections. Truly listening to somebody, looking and listening to them, makes them feel increased in value, and makes for a positive feeling about you.

Likewise, individuals who are great audience members are more preferred, appraised as more appealing and accumulate more trust than the individuals who are less capable at tuning in, as per Graham D. Bodie, teacher of correspondence learns at The Louisiana State University. On the off chance that that is insufficient inspiration to keep your eyes, ears and brain open, great audience members are additionally high scholastic achievers, have better socio-enthusiastic improvement and are significantly more prone to get advanced at work.

So how would you get to be somebody who focuses?

“Being available with some individual, listening to what they need to say and not simply sitting tight for your swing to talk,” says Bennett. “Truly “getting” the individual. Understanding what they’re letting you know and why. That is the manner by which associations with other individuals are shaped.”

Keeping in mind the end goal to really associate with somebody, it’s key to be mindful of how our psyches and bodies carry on. “The more mindfulness we have, the more we will be able to be attentive and speak with other individuals,” says life/business mentor Ellie Gordon, a prepared psychotherapist and originator of the $60 million-a-year hosiery business, Hot Sox.

Like any muscle in the body, being perceptive means rehearsing and adding to the accompanying expertise set:

Be a good observer

Take the individual in, says Gordon. Be aware of their non-verbal communication. Reflecting the way a man is standing and holding himself or herself is a capable approach to fabricate trust and comprehension. It makes the other individual feel great and listened to, whether they’re a grandchild letting you know about their first day at school or an associate verbal blistering you around a late professional.

The eyes have it

The capacity to keep up eye contact is a critical powerful device that passes on feeling, forms associations and demonstrates enthusiasm, as indicated by a Michigan State University study. Additionally, individuals who turn away their look are frequently seen as conniving.

Looking at somebody without flinching as opposed to looking around the room or at your mobile phone is the least demanding—and now and then hardest—approach to keep up your core interest. The key is to keep up a proper measure of eye contact—50 percent of the time when talking and 70 percent of the time while tuning in.

Tune in

“Being available with some person who gives you the space to talk and offer yourself with them has a tendency to make a bond and positive sentiments,” says Bennett. Notwithstanding, listening doesn’t mean simply being physically peaceful. It means calming your brain and really listening to what the individual is letting you know. Shockingly, a considerable lot of us are poor audience members because of the basic reality that we can think speedier than we can talk.

While a large portion of us talk at a rate of 125 words for each moment, the human personality is equipped for comprehension somebody talking at 400 words for each moment, as per research by the University of Missouri. Henceforth, we’re just using 25 percent of our mental limit, leaving the remaining 75 percent to concentrate on bills, excursion, work or whatever else that pops into our brain at any given minute.

“It requires center and a deliberate push to say, ‘I’m not listening to that general automaton in my mind,’ says Gordon. At the point when your psyche meanders, individuals notification, and it detracts from the legitimacy of the discussion.

Understand

Feeling for somebody is truly being able to comprehend the “humankind of a circumstance” and realizing what it intends to be in the other individual’s shoes.

Being comprehended is a key piece of interpersonal correspondence. When we genuinely feel listened to, in the passionate feeling of the word, we feel more fulfilled by our connections, as per Bodie’s exploration. Also, individuals who have a high EQ—passionate insight—are fit for settling on better choices basically in light of the fact that they have the ability to see a circumstance from another person’s point of view.

“It’s not listening to the story in your mind,” said Gordon. “It’s seeing into the hearts of others. The abundance and profundity of where you can run with one another is really significant.”

Past this, there are specialized clever little tidbits you can use to focus, such as rehashing a man’s name or even the words they utilize. Both of these things pass on that you’re tuning in, says Bennett. Be that as it may, in general, the way to focusing is being authentic.”It’s the mix of a tranquil personality and a genuine expectation to listen to the individual that you’re associating with.”

 

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Ways to Increase Productivity

Posted on Aug 5, 2008 in Blog, Business, Business Coaching, Productivity, Professional Development, Success, Work-life Balance

Productivity

Many people use the terms productivity and multitasking synonmously; however, they are quite different terms. Technology feeds into the delusion that the more devices you can manipulate, the more you’ll get done! The truth of the matter is that you’re simply being diverted. Fully concentrating on one task at a time is vital to efficiency.

Diversions like writings from workers or “dire” messages from customers are tedious all naturally. Be that as it may, did you realize that it takes up to 28 minutes for your mind to refocus in the wake of being intruded? Amazing! A two-moment intrusion can prompt a full half-hour gone down the channel. Eight little diversions and a large portion of your day is shot.

These 5 stages can send your profitability levels through the rooftop, and none of them include multitasking – or email.

1. Set your bar for to-do’s and outcomes

It’s anything but difficult to float off into online networking, get stuck wiping out your inbox and even be attracted to careless PC diversions. This is most normal when you are vague or unverifiable about your next steps.

Overhaul your errand list all the time and dole out every thing a couple of certain, noteworthy steps prompting finishing. With this effective weapon close by you won’t need to settle on any choices about your next steps. This alone will support your efficiency exponentially.

2. Establish your bar for interactions with others

In the event that you make a culture that says you are always available, you are requesting inconvenience. We show others how to treat us. On the off chance that your workers, customers, relatives and companions get a good reaction from you every time they intrude on, they will keep on taking your time and consideration. You and your business merit better.

Make particular times for your open entryway approach and stick to it. Proceed, have those troublesome exchanges with the individuals throughout your life – acting naturally utilized doesn’t mean you have relaxation time staring you in the face seven days a week.
3. Be mindful.

Multitasking is just a lingering procedure. When you are indeterminate about your heading or miserable about needing to tackle your next errand, an interference feels like a help. You may let yourself know that a customer needs an answer immediately or that you’ll baffle a worker in case you’re not accessible quickly, but rather you know it’s not genuine. In the event that you are always bouncing starting with one thing then onto the next without consummation you are abstaining from something. Ask yourself for what reason. When you have your answers you can make important move to do and finish more.

4. Use discretion with reminders

In case you’re completing a task on your laptop, close any windows you needn’t bother with. For example, online networking notices, and email aren’t necessary at this important time. There are not very many things that can hardly wait an hour or two. It feels great to be an asset to others, yet it feels better to be effective.

5. Utilize a clock.

Your mind can concentrate deeply on one thing for up to two hours on end. Envision what you could accomplish in two continuous hours! A significant number of my customers say that once they apply these profitability rules they achieve more in a solitary morning than they already did in a whole week. Set a dated clock for one hour and get the opportunity to work. At that point, set it for five minutes and enjoy a reprieve; extend your legs, change your surroundings. Bring the clock with you so you don’t stray or get stuck in a superfluous discussion. The clock rules!

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