Being Persistent

Persistence means being a leader in your own successful life, not a follower. Don’t follow trails, blaze them. Of course, that means you’ve got to know where you’re going. A sign in my office reads: “The whole secret of life is to know what you want, to write it down and then commit yourself to […]

Stay Focused

Keep focused, keep your eye on your goals at all times. Don’t get ahead of yourself. And don’t get big headed about yourself. When you arrive at your place of work, never forget that you haven’t accomplished anything yet. At this point, you’re no different than anyone else until you prove it. There’s only one […]

Joe Girard says “Don’t Ever Give Up! Don’t Quit!”

Do Not Quit When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don’t quit. […]

Focus on YOU

I hope you know why a positive attitude is so important and how motivation will flow naturally from it. If you are stuck on the false sense of security of being motivated only by what you can get someone else to give you in this world, then you’ve led a sheltered and uninspired life. Failure […]

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

There’s no question that working with a purpose and staying focused have the obvious benefit of creating more chances to be successful, more chances to “make a sale”, more chances to refine your approach, more chances to improve, more chances to make more money. That’s pretty clear. So whatever your goals or targets are in […]

Commit Yourself to What You Want

Early in my career I learned that mastering one’s way to the top can never be a part-time job. Half-hearted efforts get you nothing. Heading for whatever top you’re going after calls for a full time commitment. As I took the steps leading to success, I put forth not only a full time effort but […]