Tag: success strategies

Embrace the 9 Rules of Self Discipline

July 12th, 2012   •   2 comments   

Embrace the 9 Rules of Self Discipline

Ever wondered why some people seem to have it all made while others simply drift by?

What is the difference between successful CEOs, political and religious leaders, and the rest of us who may lead more mundane and ordinary lives?

The secret, according to motivational speaker and author Brian Tracy, is that successful people run their lives according to the principles of self-discipline.
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The 7 Disciplines of Success

April 6th, 2012   •   no comments   

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I am great fan of motivational guru Anthony Robbins and have invested some time lately to listen to his recordings based on his bestselling book “Unlimited Power”. Although this has been around for quite some time, its lessons are everlasting and relevant for all time.

Today, I’d like to highlight Robbins’ 7 Disciplines of Success. These tenets are based on the approach of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and model themselves after a successful person’s beliefs, syntax (language), and physiology.

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When Push Comes to Shove

April 2nd, 2012   •   no comments   

Courtesy of Ranker

What do you do when things which you have planned and worked so painstakingly hard for takes an ugly turn?

Do you…
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How Apple Zags when Others Zig

March 7th, 2012   •   no comments   

Even Apple’s advertisements are radically different (source of image)

It is interesting to note how contrarians thrive better than rule book followers.

Continuing on my theme of “Zag” as a business strategy, consider Apple. The darling of the digital world, Apple overtook huge oil conglomerate Exxon Mobil to be the world’s most valuable company last year.

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The Parable of the Pump

January 21st, 2012   •   no comments   

Zig Ziglar Parable of the Pump
Zig Ziglar (courtesy of Decisive Minds)

Zig Ziglar (Hilary Hinton) may be 85 years of age, but he sure packed a lot of punch in his speeches.

A highly respected motivational speaker grounded in Christian values, Zig is known for his fiery workshops and power-packed programmes focused on motivation, success and salesmanship. He is also a champion sales trainer, having mastered the art of selling.

In a recent podcast I listened to, Zig spoke about the story of the pump. Here’s the man himself speaking to a life audience for your viewing and listening pleasure:

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Fearing versus Failing

January 14th, 2012   •   1 comment   

Lucy wouldn’t have discovered Narnia if she didn’t open that wardrobe (courtesy of WikiNarnia)

As humans gripped by our lizard brain (aka the amygdala), our automatic reflex is to freeze in our tracks when encountering any of the following:

1) A potentially great product or service which does not have any known markets

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What Does Success Mean to You?

February 6th, 2011   •   no comments   

Is the difference between success and failure that clear? (source)

Success is a perpetually debated and discussed topic. It drives us both as a group and as an individual, steering our corporate, personal and social lives.

Some feel that success can only be metered by quantitative indicators. These measures tend to be financial, cumulative, self-oriented and tangible in nature.
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Outliers – The Story of Success (Book Review)

November 12th, 2010   •   1 comment   

Outliers - The Story of Success

What is the secret to outstanding performance in any field? What makes world class musicians, athletes and scientists different from the rest of us?

In a similar vein to earlier titles like The Tipping Point and Blink, acclaimed nonfiction writer Malcolm Gladwell spins a fascinating tale on what made people remarkable in Outliers – The Story of Success.
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