‘Why not?’ questions expose weak excuses that hold you back. Why not YOU? Why not ME? Why not US? Why not NOW? Why not go for it?
You can fail by NOT doing anything but you can’t succeed with that strategy. What would be good to do? Begin.
The Two Rules for Creating GOOD First Impressions: 1. Be kind. 2. See rule #1.
‘You may be right’ is good. ‘I was wrong’ is good. ‘I can do better’ is good. Say and mean all three and it’s ALL good.
Take your eyes off the goal and the eyes of the obstacles will stare you down and then beat you down.
If ALL of your dreams come true, who will be smiling other than you? WE-dreams are WAY better than ME-dreams. Sweet dreams.
If Plan A and B don’t work, not to worry. There are 24 more letters, plus the numbers. RELAX. A GOOD Plan A usually works.
1-problem divided by 2-problem-solvers = Problem solved in half the time. If one of the 2 IS the problem, ‘Hello, long division!’
How to encourage personal growth in others: Stop the criticisms. Start the compliments. Start and stop frequently.
How to stay happily together: Work through problems together.
Radical Friendliness: the decision to be friendly to all, even to those who act like they’ve been weaned on a pickle.
It’s easy to be friendly. It’s also easy not to. Unfriendly has unfriendly returns. Smile and wave. Make someone’s day.