Author Archives: directimpact

Roof

A gentleman was interviewed about how he felt after Hurricane Michael destroyed parts of Panama City. He said, “Sometimes you have to lose your roof to see the stars.” I really like this wisdom and need to be grateful for … Continue reading

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Gratitude

As I start the month of November, my thoughts turn to Thanksgiving. My favorite family holiday! I will be making the effort to be more grateful for what I have and expressing my appreciation to others in my life. Putting … Continue reading

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Be A Champion

Most of the time I am focusing on how I can become a champion. More importantly, I need to be a champion for others! Share positive feedback and genuinely point out what makes someone stand apart. This is an example … Continue reading

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Courage

Watched the Darren Hardy video this morning on courage. Here are four ways to help you develop your courage muscle: 1-Be Foolish, it is what we most fear. 2-Be a Legend, see yourself being courageous. 3-Stop thinking and just act. … Continue reading

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Growth Mind Set

Continuing to work on my Growth Mind Set. The mind is like a muscle and not fixed. Here a few other attributes passed on by my Darren Hardy: 1)Embrace Flaws 2)See failures as opportunities, 3) See Criticism as Constructive, 4) … Continue reading

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Diagnosis

I went to the Doctor today for a relatively minor problem. In order for the Doctor to make the proper diagnosis, the patient has to disclose all relevant information. I know on the business side, many prospects do not share … Continue reading

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Faith and Waffling

I did hear a funny story about the young boy who was asked if he knew the capital of Belgium. He responded, “Waffles?” With that said, I need to quit waffling when it comes to faith. Hard times come to … Continue reading

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Reading

I enjoy reading, but it can be challenging to find enough time during the day. Darren Hardy had three good pieces of advice: Read with purpose- How are you trying to improve. Find an expert you trust and go deep … Continue reading

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Everybody Needs A Push

Heard a great story about the billionaire who invited colleagues and friends over for dinner. He had a large pool with alligators throughout. Prior to dinner, the billionaire offered part of his estate to anyone who jumped in the pool … Continue reading

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Are You Unlikable?

Listening to my mentor Darren Hardy this morning. He mentioned 6 areas that make us unlikable: Humble Braggart. Throwing Tantrums or giving silent treatment when things don’t go your way. Too Dogmatic/Self Righteous. Picking up phone during conversation. Focusing only … Continue reading

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