You're familiar with the quote attributed to Thomas Jefferson that "if you want something you've never had you must be willing to do something you've never done." One of those life-changing things we can begin to do is to expand our social universe. That is, we can...read more
A follow-up to a previous post. This is a follow-up to my blog post from last week about Earl Nightingale's advice to think and write about your ideas for meeting your goals. He suggested doing this an hour a day five days a week. I discovered that it is difficult for...read more
I’ve been organizing my resources including books, CD’s, and videos. I found a box of cassette tape programs. The one I’ve had the longest is a six-cassette tape set named Lead the Field by Earl Nightingale. I got it in about 1973 at age twenty-four. It was given to...read more
Are you making a difference for someone?
You might even be THE difference for someone deciding to show up and continue on the path today and tomorrow, and until it all comes together. Maybe more than you are aware.
Don’t stop, don’t give up. Keep looking to the future and moving forward with them.
Continue to show up, support them, believe in them, offer your best, and have faith.read more
Expression matters. Have you encountered someone, in a business situation, with a sour look and wondered what was wrong? Or maybe it was an expression that conveyed disinterest or boredom or irritation or suspicion or fear. What was the impact of that look on you?...read more
(Be sure to watch the two videos below.) Last week I wrote about the Acres of Diamonds talk given over 6,000 times by Russell Conwell. The point of it was that we sometimes spend time and money journeying far from home to find something that was right under our noses...read more
What are you overlooking in your backyard? I think you maybe trust me some and value my opinion a little or you would not be reading my blog posts. If that is true, then pay attention, because this first post of 2018 could be a life changer or major life enhancer for...read more
Watch with your family. Share with your friends. Merry Christmas! -Tom...read more
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people to be interested in you.” Dale Carnegie wrote that in Part Two, Chapter 1 of How to Win Friends and Influence People in 1936. In a...read more
“If there is one secret to success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view, and see things from his angle as well as your own.” This is what Dale Carnegie wrote in Chapter 3 of How to Win Friends and Influence People written in 1936. He tells...read more
Be “hearty in your approbation and lavish in your praise.” That is Dale Carnegie’s advice in chapter 2 of his book How to Win Friends and Influence People written in 1936. Don’t you love how people worded things decades ago? I don’t remember the word approbation...read more