“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.” James M. Barrie
“Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.” Mark Victor Hansen
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde
“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” John Mason
“Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.” Unknown
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” John Andrew Holmes
“Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved, has already defined his own limitations.” Cavett Robert
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol
“Don’t look to become a person of success, look instead to become a person of value.” Albert Einstein
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them fee.” Maya Angelou
“You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want.” Zig Ziglar
“Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the positive decisions and actions you take today.” Akin A. Awolajae
“There are qualities one must possess to win – definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napolean Hill
“Many things in your life matter, but only one thing matters absolutely.. It is finding the essence of who you are.” Eckhart Tolle
“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” Albert Pike
“Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You’re the only one who can do it permanently.” Zig Ziglar
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Anyone not busy learning is busy dying.” Felix Dennis
“Success is waking up in the morning and bounding out of bed because there’s something out there that you love to do, that you believe in, that you’re good at – something that’s bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again.” Whit Hobbs
“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Albert Einstein
“Joy goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide.” ~ Paulo Coelho
“When you’re given enough time, you have the opportunity to take advantage of life’s accidents.” Bob Boyle
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” Michael Althsuler
“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ~ Jim Rohn
“If everyone was satisfied with themselves, there would be no heroes.” ~ Mark Twain
“You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.”~ Jim Rohn
“Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” ~ Dale Carnegie
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again.” ~ Og Mandino
“The most important question to ask on the job is not “What am I getting?” The most important question to ask on the job is “What am I becoming?”” ~ Jim Rohn
“Even in such technical lines as engineering, about 15% of one’s financial success is due one’s technical knowledge and about 85% is due to skill in human engineering, to personality and the ability to lead people.” ~ Dale Carnegie
“Learn to help people with more than just their jobs: help them with their lives.” ~ Jim Rohn
“Law of Compensation” says that you can never be compensated in the long term for more than you put in. The income you earn today is your compensation for what you have done in the past. If you want to increase your compensation, you must increase the value of your contribution.”
“Law of Overcompensation” says that great success comes from those who always make it a habit to put in more than they take out.”
“Collective Intelligence (CI) is the capacity of human collectives to engage in intellectual cooperation in order to create, innovate, and invent.” ~ Pierre Levy + James Surowiecki + Mark Tovey
The Law of Indirect Effort: According to this law, most things in life are achieved more easily by indirect means than they are by direct means. You more easily become a leader to others by demonstrating that you have the qualities of leadership than you do by ordering others to follow your directions. Instead of trying to get people to emulate you, you concentrate on living a life that is so admirable that others want to be like you without your saying a word.
The Law of Expectations: This law says that whatever you expect with confidence, positive or negative, becomes your reality. If you confidently expect to succeed, if you confidently expect to learn something from every experience, if you confidently expect to become wealthy as a result of applying your talents and abilities to your opportunities and you maintain that attitude of confident expectations long enough, it will become your reality. It will give you a positive optimistic cheerful attitude that will cause people to want to help you, and will cause things to happen the way you want them to happen.
Crisis Anticipation: This strategy is practiced by top people in every field-executives, managers, entrepreneurs, and leaders, especially military leaders. You practice crisis anticipation by looking into the future three, six, nine, and twelve months ahead and asking, “What could happen to disrupt my business or personal life?
The Law of Attraction: It says that you are a living magnet and your thoughts create a force field of energy that radiates out from you and attracts back into your life people and circumstances in harmony with them. Any thought you have, combined with an emotion, positive or negative, radiates out from you and attracts back into your life the people, circumstances, ideas, and opportunities consistent with it.
The Law of Correspondence: It says, “as within, so without.” It says that your outer world is like a mirror that reflects back to you what is going on in your inner world. And this law of correspondence says that everything that happens outside of you corresponds to something that’s going on inside of you. When we say that your outer world is a reflection of your inner world, we mean both at a conscious and at a subconscious level.
The Law of Accumulation: Every great financial achievement is an accumulation of hundreds of small efforts and sacrifices that no one ever sees or appreciates.
Law of Cause and Effect: Thoughts are causes, and conditions are effects. What this means is that your thought is creative. You create your world by the way you think. Nothing in your world has any meaning except for the meaning you give by how you think about it and talk about it. If you don’t care about something, it has no effect on your emotions and actions.
Law of Belief: Whatever you believe, with feeling, becomes your reality.
The Law of Investing: investigate before you invest. This is one of the most important of all the laws of money. You should spend at least as much time studying a particular investment as you do earning the money to put into that particular investment.
The Law of Abundance: there is ample money for everyone who knows how to acquire it and keep it. We live in an abundant universe in which there is sufficient money for all who really want it and are willing obey the laws governing its acquisition.
Time Perspective: Time perspective refers to the amount of time that you take into consideration when planning your day to day activities and when making important decisions in your life.
The Law of Capital: Your most valuable asset, in terms of cash flow, is your physical and mental capital, your earning ability.
Parkinson’s Law: No matter how much money people earn, they tend to spend the entire amount and a little bit more besides. Their expenses rise in lockstep with their earnings. Many people are earning today several times what they were earning at their first jobs. But somehow, they seem to need every single penny to maintain their current lifestyles. No matter how much they make, there never seems to be enough.
The Law of Ambition: Leaders have an intense desire to lead; they have a clear vision of a better future, which they are determined to realize. Vision is the one common quality that separates leaders from non-leaders. Leaders have a clear picture of the kind of future they want to create, and they have the ability to communicate this vision to others in an exciting and inspiring way.
The Law of Superb Execution: Leaders are committed to excellent performance of the business task at hand, and to continuous improvement. A leader is the person who chooses the area of excellence for his or her team. A leader knows that excellence is a journey, not a destination. Leaders are committed to being the best in everything they do. They constantly strive to be better in their key result areas. They compare themselves with people, organizations, and products or services that are better than they are, and they are continually improving.
The reciprocity rule : The rule says that we should try to repay, in kind, what another person has provided us … By virtue of the reciprocity rule, then, we are obligated to the future repayment of favorites, gifts, invitations, and the like.
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