Our words are connected to our power. In fact, these two parts of ourselves are tied so closely that I would call them inseparable. Both the words we say to ourselves, and the words we say out loud to others, direct us through life like a rudder on a ship. Proverbs says that the power of life and death is in our tongue, and Ghandi says “A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” This means that our power is our words … In fact, it means our words have so much power that we actually become them.
- Learn to say no to the good and say yes to the best. – John C. Maxwell
Making room for growth in every area involves setting clear boundaries that we enforce with an iron fist. Make room for more high-quality Yesses by being discerning with what we accept. Saying no is a skill of empowerment.
2. Patience is the art of concealing your impatience. – Guy Kawasaki
I have a personal policy of Productive Waiting. I’m not naturally patient, but I make the most of every moment by finding things I can do with the delay along the way. Even if this investment is made only into my mind set, it’s a valuable one to make.
3. Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. – Jim Rohn
My Meetup group tagline says it all: “Growing People Grow Business.” We won’t get very far at all in this marathon we call business building unless we are set on being brutally honest with ourselves and how we are travelling. Shining a brave spotlight on your thoughts, motives and feelings to is a fast track to major growth in all areas.
4.Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. – Henry Ford
It’s all about giving sustainably. If you say yes to this person’s request, how many others will it cause you to be unavailable for. We need to be shrewd with our calendar and ruthless with our time if we are going to stretch out our business influence far and wide.
5. Quality is the best business plan. – John Lasseter
The cream rises to the top. Making a solid commitment to consistently deliver your highest possible standards will elevate you to the stop of the track more quickly than any other approach. There are few things that shine more brightly than excellence.
6. The road to success is always under construction. – Lily Tomlin
This commitment to excellence must be tempered with a gracious acceptance of the fact that we never truly “arrive” Our best in this season will certainly not be the best we can achieve in the next, so balancing ourselves between pursuit of “more” with acceptance of “enough” is the way to go.
7. There’s a big difference between a satisfied customer and a loyal customer. Never settle for “satisfied”. – Shep Hyken
When our businesses are built on the solid foundation of authentic, quality relationships, we will grow from strength to strength. From this platform we enjoy quality referrals, raving testimonials, and repeat business from clients who can’t get enough. Best of all though is the satisfaction of knowing we are building our empire on the foundations of respect and integrity
8. By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Anthony Robbins
If we are in any business we are in the business of change. Changing technologies, products, markets, consumer demands, economic climates, and popular culture. At the heart of all of this must lie a commitment to change within ourselves. We constantly evolve to become the best version of ourselves that we can possibly be, then rise again to greater heights in the next round of growth.
9. Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln
Some seasons are mastered simply by grabbing the bull by the horns and saying”The buck stops with me.” I am convinced that if we have knocked and kept on knocking on the doors of our passions, and the door is not yet open, it’s time to pull out the battering ram.
10. What is done in love is done well. – Vincent Van Gogh
If you’re anything like me you’ve chosen this business life because you want to do everything you can to pour your love gift out to as many people as possible. We work strategically do this as fast as we can on the tightest budget possible to build an offering that is bigger than ourselves.
Who we are and how we travel through life’s journey hangs on the power of our words. Truly knowing this as a transforming reality is empowerment defined. We all share the same superpower: Our words create reality. Let’s choose words of Life! Freedom! Success! Joy! Courage! Health! Growth! Let’s use our words to create our own personalised experience of Unstoppable Freedom
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If this article has struck a chord with you, please go right ahead and message me. I would love to hear more about what you do, and how I might be able to help you transform your business into the Freedom Machine you have wanted all along. Let’s establish a proven system in your business to create team certainty and sustainable expansion which open pathways to the lifestyle choices you’ve worked so hard for. No matter where you are, I am only a message away.