Feeding negative illusions with additional focus is a certain way to make a damaging thought like this as real as a disease. Misunderstandings, misrepresentations, fake events, or illusions tend to become real when given enough focus.
Stop calling Yourself a “Good BSer”
We know that thoughts, attitudes, relationships, behaviors, and decisions are the factors that ultimately define our lives. None of these are life or death, but they are all significant. We must be vigilant.
10 Sales Skills that Build Outstanding Relationships
When we pull back the curtain and learn more about what makes certain salespeople ultra successful, we learn that maybe, just maybe the best salespeople are actually good people who possess valuable skills.
Will the Real Leaders Please Stand Up
When leaders seek an outcome, they often realize they must inspire or recruit followers. When followers seek influence on certain topics, they turn to leaders who provide guidance. If you have lived long enough to get through childhood, you have likely experienced this countless times.
Your Road to Riches May Need a Simple Attitude Adjustment
Negative self-talk may not kill your chances of your success but you can be sure that it will be a hindrance. Positive self-talk may not solidify your chances of success but you can be sure that it will be an asset. Positive self-talk has enormous benefits.
Where are you Going? The Road to a Better Job Search
A list of companies or potential clients list is most foundational. Consider this as the equivalent of your vacation destination. There have been far too many career-minded professionals who cannot answer the basic question: Where do you want to work? Be specific. Do not just say, “I want to work in an office company because I need a job and am tired of working on my feet. I’d really love to work from home.” Who wouldn’t want these things? They are so vague, they are opaque and virtually impossible to act upon.
Power Dynamics: Why they Matter and How to Play the Game (Part 2)
Those who actively seek power are not the only ones who need power - we all do. If you are a layman, or a person who pursues power unconsciously, putting in a little intentional effort can go a long way toward increasing the footprint of your impact.
Power Dynamics: Why they Matter and How to Play the Game (Part 1)
Influence is the kind of power we should all strive to accumulate. It is magnetic and contagious. Although we must understand that we can never be perfect. Just by striving to positively uplift others, we achieve a reputation and the trust we instill in others compounds over time much like a financial investment would.
Can a Positive Mental Attitude Make Your Job ‘Suck Less?’
Positive thinking should not replace all negative thought. You cannot have positive if you do not know and understand negative. Positive thinking is merely a decision, or ultimately, a habit that overcomes the negativity bias by directing one's focus toward the positive.
Is an Obsession with “Sexy Jobs” Holding You Back?
A change in attitude toward our work is usually the most healthy approach, but few thought leaders and influencers ever write about this. Instead, they perpetuate the myth that you must live out your passion, in order to be happy.