People are fixated on themselves and their own interests. They don’t care what you say or think, this will never be admitted, but it’s true. All people want is an active listener that will allow them to expand and indulge their ego.
Tag: personal development and growth
“Avoid That Tourist Price” (Wiser Next Week: On Negotiation & Influence)
Never settle for the first price, ask around less you get taken for a ride.
“Just Pretend For Their Sake” (Wiser Next Week: On Management and Leadership)
Limits are placed on both your time and the amount of labor you can perform on any given day. Therefore, it is important to use the time of others when any large project is undertaken.
“Look In Your Pockets” (Wiser Next Week: On The Simple Life)
Rummage through your pockets, more often then not it will help you solve your problems. If you use your intuition, creativity and brains.
“Better Speeches Means Bullet Point Images” (Wiser Next Week: On Remembering & Knowing)
The extra effort on building memory allows one to speak better and recall knowledge more efficiently.
“Always Have Your Guinea Pigs” (Wiser Next Week: On Learning)
Even if you are the adventurous type, there is no way that you will be the pioneer for everything. So if you are going after X bit have not done so yet, the information you have at your disposal will be inferior to someone that has been there done that.
“Check Your Adjectives”(Wiser Next Week: On Attitude)
Often times, things aren't happening to you because a larger then life force has it in for you. It's just happening.
“Making A Living Vs. Making a Life” (Wiser Next Week: On Work and Career)
There is a difference between dreaming of the person you ought to be and working through the process of becoming.
“A Part of What You Earn Is Yours to Keep” (Wiser Next Week: On Money)
Before getting to the point where there is "play money" you have to control your expenditures in the first place. The concept is simple, but the execution is difficult because it takes discipline.
“Grab It By The Reins”(Wiser Next Week: On Opportunities)
Opportunities often present themselves during times of change because transitional periods is when monotonous routines are broken.