No Technology Allowed!

How long can you go with no technology?

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Most people would agree that we’re too connected to our phones, internet, etc. For this reason, some people see technology in general as something that we need to learn to live without. This story illustrates how difficult it is even for the cynics to refrain from using technology. Continue reading “No Technology Allowed!”

Welcome to Richville!

What if everyone was rich?

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably believed — or still do believe — that everyone should be rich. After all, it would get rid of the greed and solve many conflicts, wouldn’t it? The following story illustrates another perspective. Might help you change your philosophy, might not. Continue reading “Welcome to Richville!”

Total Gratitude

Most people don’t know how fortunate they are until they lose it.

Some people look down on those who put a lot of value on their material possessions. In my opinion, that habit is only bad when that person loves their possessions so much that they lose gratitude for things like loved ones and health. The following story illustrates the difference between the two mindsets. Maybe you or someone you know can relate to it. Continue reading “Total Gratitude”

Are You a Zero or a Hero?

It’s YOUR story to tell.

There’s an old saying that life is 10% what happens to us, and 90% how we respond. Who says that you have to be disappointed about your problems and failures? Who says you can’t look at them in a way that makes you stronger? This story is about a young burn victim who gets a lesson in perspective from his doctor. Continue reading “Are You a Zero or a Hero?”

Should You or Should You Not?

That is the question!

Everybody knows that tough decisions are a part of life. Oftentimes, we have to do things that we don’t have much choice in. Those decisions include confronting people, following up with a client, asking people out on dates, and so on. Why not simplify your decision-making process? Continue reading “Should You or Should You Not?”

Are You Chasing People, or Being Chased?

Which would you rather be?

Everybody knows that there are some major differences between calling a random prospect, and having a prospect call you. One difference is that it is more satisfying, and in many cases, rewarding, to talk to someone who knows what you sell, and contacts you about it. Another contrast is that they start with two different techniques. Continue reading “Are You Chasing People, or Being Chased?”

Are You Sleeping on Your Dreams?

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — you’re right.” – Henry Ford

There’s an old saying by Wayne Dyer that goes, “our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.” While working on our success, we often run into circumstances that we allow to stop us because we “can’t” get through them. The reality is, we’re usually choosing not to get through those obstacles. The following story shows the great difference that our mindset makes in these situations. Continue reading “Are You Sleeping on Your Dreams?”