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You Can Do Anything

You Can Do Anything!

In the spring of 2021, my mom was sick at a rehab facility, and she needed extra motivation and inspiration to complete her rehab activities in order to come home to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary with my dad.  My mom loved printing out inspirational quotes from Facebook.  I created this “You Can Do Anything Book” as a collage of her favorite inspirational quotes she had saved at home.  I hope these quotes, inspirational words, and beautiful photos can inspire you and your loved ones to overcome whatever obstacles they are currently facing! YOU ARE SUPER!

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Verbal Judo

Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion By George J. Thompson Verbal Judo is the Gentle Art of gaining voluntary compliance through empathetic persuasion. Empathy = To see through the eyes of another EAT = Empathy Absorbs Tension 5 Things All People Have In Common All people want to be respected and treated with dignity in all situations. All people would rather be asked than told what to do. To ask is a sign of respect. All people want to know why they are being asked or told to do something. All people would rather have options than threats. All

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Thinking in Bets

Thinking in Bets – Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts By Annie Duke The book promises that thinking in bets will improve decision making throughout our lives. Annie Duke took a temporary break that turned into a twenty-year career as a professional poker player. She discovered a new kind of lab for studying how people learn and make decisions. Each poker hand provides immediate feedback with loose signals of decision quality. Bet = decision about an uncertain future Treating decisions as bets keeps emotions out of the process (as much as possible). Thinking in bets moves

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The Greatest Salesman in the World

The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino You can change your life with the priceless wisdom of ten ancient scrolls handed down for thousands of years. Studying this book and the 10 scrolls (1 at a time for 30 days) has made the most significant, positive impact on my life and mindset since quarantine started. I have the main sentence of each scroll memorized and inscribed into my conscious and subconscious mind. I continue to repeat them every morning and night with a deep breath in and long exhale for each one. The practice involves reading the scroll

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The Challenger Sale

The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson   A survey of the attitudes and activities of thousands of frontline sales managers across 90 companies around the world showed 3 key information: I. There are 5 types of sales reps: Factor analysis done on the data showed that there are 5 types of sales reps: • The hard worker (21% of the sample): They are dedicated to the job, go the extra mile to see that they accomplish their goals. • The challenger (27% of the sample): They have a deep understanding of

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So What?

Source: So What? How to Communicate What Really Matters to Your Audience By Mark Magnacca 1. What You Need to Know “Sharpen your interest in two major subjects: life and people. You will only gather information from a source if you are interested in it.” – Jim Rohn You must communicate to people how what you have can benefit them. The results of the So What method include: 1. Engaging your audience because you are more relevant 2. Making more money 3. Getting what you want in life “It’s all about them” mindset > “it’s all about us” mindset Focus on what

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The Last Safe Investment Is You

The Last Safe Investment: Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever by Bryan Franklin and Michael Ellsberg This is a stellar book that teaches us about the most valuable Super Skills to be successful in business and personal life. Interpersonal Super Skills Leadership and Influence Public Speaking Visioning Teaching Selling Networking and Building Tribe (See Relationships Pillar of Life) Holding Paradox Creative Super Skills Contextual Importing Improvisation (Yes, and…) Writing and Copywriting Reading Storytelling: Public Narrative & Story of Self, Us, Now. Design: 7 steps to achieving flow in UX design 50 Things You [Probably] Forgot To Design Physical

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The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon By George S. Clason One key takeaway: A part of all you earn is yours to keep. Whenever you generate income, the first thing to do is to allocate 1/10 to pay yourself first. Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple rules of its acquisition: Start your purse to fattening Control your expenditures Make your gold multiply Guard your treasures from loss Make your dwelling/house a profitable investment Insure a future income Increase our ability to earn Money is governed today by the same laws which controlled it when prosperous men roamed the

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Who – The A Method for Hiring

Who – The A Method for Hiring By Geoff Smart and Randy Street [Full book report available to download here on Google Drive] The book teaches you a simple, practical, and effective solution to the single biggest problem in business today – unsuccessful hiring! Who is your #1 problem! Not what. 4 Key Parts of the A Method A Scorecard – mission (role’s executive summary), outcomes, and competencies A Source – referrals, recruiters, and researchers A Select – series of structured interviews A Sell – you are not finished until candidate starts working with you We define an A Player

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You Can Do Anything

You Can Do Anything!

In the spring of 2021, my mom was sick at a rehab facility, and she needed extra motivation and inspiration to complete her rehab activities in order to come home

Read More »

Verbal Judo

Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion By George J. Thompson Verbal Judo is the Gentle Art of gaining voluntary compliance through empathetic persuasion. Empathy = To see through the

Read More »

Thinking in Bets

Thinking in Bets – Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts By Annie Duke The book promises that thinking in bets will improve decision making throughout our

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The Challenger Sale

The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation by Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson   A survey of the attitudes and activities of thousands of frontline sales managers across

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So What?

Source: So What? How to Communicate What Really Matters to Your Audience By Mark Magnacca 1. What You Need to Know “Sharpen your interest in two major subjects: life and

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