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Get Motivated Lessons in Leadership Created by: Donna Golab The Road to Success If you want something badly enough, be persistent “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” Write your own personal definition of success Opportunities for success are unlimited Never take your success for granted Success is a choice Only you can build the foundation for your success. Your thoughts and actions can determine how successful you will be in life. Tom Hanks Communicating for Success Talking Good communication Right attitude Respect people Maintain eye contact Be open and honest Be willing to reveal information that you are asking Listening Ask follow-up questions Show interest Larry King How Do You Succeed Meet the general needs and wants of people Your success is someone else’s success Provide jobs, services, etc. Business and charity are two sides of the same coin Change rules of game Steve Forbes Five Principles to Success Strive to make a difference Be willing to take on risks, different challenges, important assignments Be self aware and open to feedback Be an open and active listener Don’t be defensive Take accountability for yourself and your actions Find a coach Build relationships that will help you succeed Always maintain integrity Do the right thing Treat others with respect Be tough minded, but soft hearted Rick Belluzzo Spiritual Side of Success Observe the spiritual precondition for success Pursue intimacy with God Be at peace with God and man Live free Stand firm in faith Peter Lowe Lessons in Success Be the best Love your product Play up your strengths Keep your sense of humor Don’t pay attention to criticism Keep your eye on the prize George Foreman Accelerate Your Business and Personal Success There’s always more than one way of looking at it. First key to creating breakthroughs in your life is congruent with who we are in body, soul, and spirit. Change your outcome, change your words, speak what you want. Our words determine the destination and reality of our lives. Our minds are controlled by the words we speak. Peter Lowe Leadership Respect differing opinions Keep good people Work for the future Speak and act with conviction Improve conditions for others Accept the consequences of your actions President Gerald R. Ford Six Keys to Effective Leadership Know what you believe Religiously Politically Socially Know your destination Determine your goals Be an optimist Have a set of goals and courage Courage is having fear and making the right decision anyway Practice relentless preparation Continue to study Attain knowledge Acquire skills Anticipate everything (plan, practice, prepare) Teamwork You can build a strong team by figuring out your weaknesses Find people who do your weaknesses well, that is where you need help Communicate effectively Written and Verbal Mayor Rudolph Giuliani How to Lead in Difficult Times Be there when things go wrong Care about people Think positive Never give up Get ideas from your mind and heart and get it to others Know things about yourself so you can lead others Balance strengths and weaknesses Be confident, know what you are talking about Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Leadership Values Value of the family Value of compassion Value of contribution Value of bringing people together President George W. Bush Characteristics of Leadership Sense of values Help others Give the other guy credit Listen more Don’t talk about yourself Be fair Be honest President George Bush and his mother Leadership Secrets Work your way to the top Complete the task at hand React quickly to crisis Prepare for criticism and don’t take it personally Stick to your convictions Lead by integrity Live beyond yourself Margaret Thatcher How to Manage, Lead and Succeed Innovation is key Better product or service Create new category Company’s success begins with its people Highly motivated and supported workforce Hire people with passion and energy Reach out to customers Consistent, dedicated strategy to build customer loyalty Rick Belluzzo Thoughts from Rick Belluzzo Believe in yourself Be positive Be proactive Be energetic Be willing to learn Make a Difference What can I do to effect positive change for others? How will I commit my time to making a difference? How will I commit my money to making a difference? How will I use my influence to make a difference? John Walsh Thoughts from Suze Orman What do you have to get motivated about? Make more with what you already have! List what you have Make more money out of less Make every dollar you have count Have a will Inspirations by Zig Ziglar You don’t drown by falling in water, you drown when you stay there. You can do it. Automobile University—build winning attitude and stay motivated. Tomorrow will be better. Love you. I have faith in you. I’m doing better than good! You can’t climb a smooth mountain, it has to have rough edges. Thoughts from Zig Ziglar It is better to train and lose employees than not train and keep them. Stress—a little is good, too much is harmful; and it effects job, relationships, health, etc. Respond is positive, react is negative. Every failure is not always bad, it is a valley of the mountain. Environment will improve if you think positive. What you send out, you will get back. What you say impacts others—for the good or bad. You have to identify the problem before it can be solved. Once trust is lost, it is very hard to regain. Do You See What I See? Use vision to create change Attributes of an effective shared vision Feasible-shows realistic picture of future with goals Desirable-appeals to long-term interests of all Focused-provides clear guidance in decision making process Flexible-allow alternate responses in changing conditions Communicable-easy to communicate United-everyone accountable for their contribution Staff Writer The Top Ten Time Wasters 1. Shifting priorities 2. Telephone interruptions 3. Lack of direction/objectives 4. Attempting too much 5. Drop-in visitors 6. Ineffective delegation 7. Cluttered desk/losing things 8. Procrastination/lack of self-discipline 9. Inability to say “no” 10. Meetings Staff Writer How to be More Organized, Productive, and Effective Visualize Focus on desired outcome, not the effort Get started Organize your environment Write it down Assign time slots to tasks Create an ideal schedule Do daily planning Avoid distractions Clear the clutter Bring in new, eliminate something else Reward yourself Maintain balance Seven vital areas: Health, Family, Financial, Intellectual, Social, Professional, and Spiritual Staff Writer Bring It On! Identify your competition Analyze the competition Be your best Enjoy the competition Jamie Sale and David Pelletier Competitiveness Secret to success is hard work Be a leader Lead by example Mental preparation is key Adjust—make changes Learn from mistakes Remember what you did wrong Determination Ben Roethlisberger Become Champions Set your goals Stay focused Maintain your determination Believe in your success Show good sportsmanship Recognize your success Venus and Serena Williams What is a Winning Belief System? The assurance of things not yet seen. Create a winning belief system by looking at life in different ways. For our circumstances to change, we have to change. What you believe is more important than how you believe. We don’t just need information for success; we need transformation. To change: Stop doing what you are doing now and repent. Winners don’t give up; they get up! Peter Lowe Building a Better You Quality of life Your choices make it better or worse Attitude makes a difference You need to laugh The way you see your future is important Set goals Make commitment Every minute has value Truth always works We have to prioritize life Joy comes when you do things for other people Zig Ziglar Live a Life of Balance Identify the elements of a balanced life Establish priorities Plan your day Keep personal commitments Manage your time Avoid pitfalls Don’t neglect your health Resist procrastination Set a bottom line Don’t be afraid to delegate Stay focused Level with others Staff Writer Goal Achievement Plan with attitude Prepare with aptitude Participate with servitude Receive with gratitude, and that should be enough to Separate you from the multitudes Krish Dhanam Top Seven Traits of Good Communicators Look at things from a new angle, taking unexpected points of view on familiar subjects Broaden horizons Don’t talk about yourself all the time Curious, ask questions, learn new things Empathize Have a sense of humor Enthusiastic, communicating a passion for what they are doing with their lives and an interest in you and your life as well Larry King Rebounding from Failure Accept the failure Understand what caused the problem Evaluate what can be done to correct the problem Create a strategy and plan Execute the strategy Remember what caused the problem Staff Writer The Six “Knows” to get the “Yes” Preparation—gather information Prospecting—identify organizations Prospect—understand differences Product—interpret how your products/services benefit your prospects, then communicate value to them Process—implement prospect-centered process TRUST—Think, Relate, Uncover the needs, Sell the solution, Take action and close Person—possessing the confidence in yourself Bryan Flanagan How May I Help You? Customer is always right Understand your customer Value your customer Service with a smile Positive attitude Satisfaction guaranteed Foresee the needs of a customer before they complain Staff Writer Let’s Make a Deal Be prepared Preparation, planning, and practice Know your bottom line Determine what you want before coming to the table Know your audience Set your goals high enough Listen and acknowledge Avoid emotions—stay neutral Be prepared to walk away Negotiate in good faith Be patient Staff Writer Turn Problem People into Profitable Relationships Start by acknowledging the other person’s situation Stay calm and continue to listen Be compassionate Help resolve the problem Give in to minor points List the possible solutions and their alternatives Thank them Staff Writer Six Core Principles for Optimal Health Drink six to eight glasses of clean water daily Get back to basics and rediscover delicious whole foods Add movement to your life Maintain a healthy weight Get acquainted with natural healing remedies Get on the prescription alternatives vitamin and mineral plan Dr. Earl Mindell How to Raise Successful, Confident Kids Communication Discipline Self-Esteem Empathy Ability to identify with and feel for other people’s concern for determining right and wrong Unconditional love Staff Writer Acknowledgments Slides were created from Get Motivated seminar notes and workbook. Thanks to all presenters at the Get Motivated seminar. Special thanks to Peter Lowe and his entire staff for the inspirations, thoughts, and advice.
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