Looking for solutions

Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got. Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009 Recently, I was working with a businessman who was concerned about the decline in his business. My first step was to get him to list all the reasons which, in his opinion, were responsible for the downturn. He mentioned the general economy and the local economy, a new competitor nearby, his “behind the times” supplier, and the list went on and on. When he’d finished noting all the reasons he could think of to account for the decline in business, I asked him …
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What’s holding you back?

Men willingly believe what they wish. Julius Caesar 100 – 44 B.C. I work with a number of people to help them achieve their goals. But before I can help them, I need to understand what’s holding them back. Most of the people I work with think that their problem is lack of specific knowledge, lack of resources (usually money), or lack of connections. My biggest task is to get them to realize that the issue isn’t any of those things; what holds them back is their beliefs. Simply telling them the true problem doesn’t solve anything. Typically, it sparks …
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A wise investment

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. Aesop Fl. C. 550 B.C. Take a moment and think about your life. Are you getting all the things you want? If you’re like most people, the answer is no. There are probably some material things you’d like. Or you may be unhappy at work and want a better job. You might also want to improve the relationships in your life, or reduce your stress level by being in greater control of things. But for whatever reason, you’ve come to believe that these goals are out of your reach. …
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