Peak Your Profits: A-to-Z - Be the best you can be!
One of the great joys of being in my business, is that I get to do research everywhere — while visiting at a client’s office, traveling on the road, surfing the Internet or even simply reading the Sunday newspaper.
And I once discovered a gem in Abigail Van Buren’s column Dear Abby in the Chicago Tribune. It was called, “To achieve your dreams, remember your ABCs by Wanda Hope Carter. It features an A-to-Z listing of simple thoughts to pursue your dreams.
And it inspired me this past weekend, to create a new A-to-Z listing of motivational messages — to help you achieve happiness, success and results in your business and life.
Here’s mine …
- Attitude and action, drive your results.
- Belief and behavior are a powerful combination.
- Confidence helps pave your path to prosperity.
- Defeat is part of life. Learn from it.
- Enthusiasm creates opportunity and results.
- Focus on your goals and priorities. Avoid distractions.
- Go for it!
- Hope may not be a strategy, but it’s sure a meaningful motivator.
- “I did!”—is far better than, “I’ll try.”
- Jump at the opportunity to help, to volunteer, to say, “I can do that!”
- Knowledge creates growth. But remember, it isn’t what you know, it’s what you do, with what you know.
- Love and laugh. Often!
- Money matters. It gives you choice, freedom and flexibility.
- Navigate life’s journey, through the successes and the setbacks. It’ll make you stronger.
- Opportunity is always knocking. Be ready to answer.
- Persistence and positivity are often the difference between winning and losing.
- Quick isn’t always the best solution. Patience pays.
- Respect others. Be kind, courteous and gracious.
- Success and happiness are yours to pursue and achieve. Make it happen!
- Truth is your friend. It doesn’t require a good memory.
- Unique is who you are. Embrace it. Share it!
- Value your self-worth. If you don’t, nobody else will.
- Words matter. They can help or hurt. Choose wisely.
- Xamine where you’re at. Where you’d like to be. And how you want to get there.
- You make a difference. Expect great things in your future.
- Z isn’t the end. It’s a fresh start. Be the best you can be, living A-to-Z!
The preceding is an excerpt from the new 5th edition of my bestselling book, “Peak Your Profits.” It’s scheduled for a summer release and will be available on Amazon and at your favorite bookstore.
Jeff Blackman is a Hall of Fame speaker, author, success coach, broadcaster and lawyer. His clients call him a “business-growth specialist.” If you hire speakers, contact Jeff at 847-998-0688 or firstname.lastname@example.org. And visit jeffblackman.com to learn more about his other business-growth tools and to subscribe to Jeff’s free e-letter, The Results Report. Jeff’s books include “Stop Whining! Start Selling!” (an Amazon Bestseller) and the revised 4th edition of the best-selling “Peak Your Profits.” You can also stay connected with Jeff via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: @BlackmanResults.