The Power of Delayed Gratification

The Power of Delayed Gratification

SUMMARY Delayed gratification is the practice of denial, detachment, or removal from something that you want. Waiting to eat cookies until after dinner is a simple example of delayed gratification. ‘Waiting to achieve’ is another form of delayed gratification when other priorities take precedent. Delayed gratification is important because it’s a form of discipline. Accomplishing a … Continued

What Is Behavior Modeling?

SUMMARY Modeling is what we are doing with our behaviors, our words, our actions, and our thoughts. Those thoughts turn to reality and then to action. Be conscious and careful of what you model. Others do what you do; not what you say.  A person in a position of authority, influence or leadership must be careful of … Continued

The Power of the Spoken Word

SUMMARY What you speak is what you think; what you think is what you believe, and your belief controls your actions. The association of words delivers a message, delivers instruction, and sends out a call to the world. By speaking aloud, you engage with other senses; giving the want, need and desire to go into … Continued

The Reasons Why Habits Determine Your Success

SUMMARY We learn habits They are environmental and can be taught. What inputs do you put into your mind to create habits? We can have a habit on how we think. It takes about 21 days to create a habit. As you repeat an action often enough, it becomes engrained and part of your natural thought … Continued

The Importance of Hope In Your Life

SUMMARY Hope is having belief in something that isn’t seen. Hope builds life, creates enthusiasm, and gives a torch to guide the way.   Without hope, you are destined to the worst things in life instead of the best. When a baby is born, there is great hope for that child’s success in life. Parents … Continued

How to Become A Master of Your Own Domain of Time

SUMMARY How do you manage your time? Are you effective? Make a conscious decision to manage time and create priorities. Be a good steward of your time. By planning your time productivity in units, you can get more done in less time. Time goes by whether you’re doing anything or not. Don’t procrastinate on the … Continued

Why Am I Not Getting Results?

SUMMARY Take a look at your habits. Do you read your dreams every day out loud? Do you have a 10-10-10 list written? Do you have affirmations written that you’re reading out loud every day? Are you reading 10 to 15 minutes a day out of a positive mental attitude book? Are you mentoring? Are … Continued

What Can I Do to Be In Submission?

SUMMARY Having trouble being in submission? Odds are you have your arrows in. Look further than yourself; look to others and your service to others in order to learn submissiveness. Being submissive means not that you’re a door mat, but that you’re sub to the mission. What’s your mission? Be sub to that mission; put … Continued

Why Being Teachable is Key to Your Success

SUMMARY Teachability: your ability to be taught. Are you open-minded? Willing to listen? Learn? Apply what you’ve been taught? Typically, the younger you are, the more teach-able you are. Learning after you think you know it all is what matters. Let the wisdom faucet pour into you. Allow the words of others to take root. Whoever … Continued

Has Your Spouse Always Been on Board?

SUMMARY When developing leadership skills or trying to grow forward, you might experience a little “kick back”. Married or single – some well-meaning spouse or friend can reject the idea that you’re going to change. They take a “Show me. Let’s wait and see attitude. They only know the old you. You’re going to have … Continued

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