Posts Tagged ‘ 365+ days of living the Dale Carnegie Principles ’

Day 964. Take the time to see matters from the other’s perspective.

March 16, 2014
Day 964.  Take the time to see matters from the other’s perspective.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 964.  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 It was the end of the workday. I was finishing up some tasks when Janice walked in to my office. My immediate thought: “please God don’t let her stay long.” Janice:  ”I need your advice…” I sat and listened attentively— with…

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Day 961. Focus on one task at a time.

March 11, 2014
Day 961.  Focus on one task at a time.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 961.  Sunday, November 10, 2013 Two main tasks needed to be completed today:  a photo shoot and run an errand to a bookstore. I was stressing at first.  The photo shoot will likely take all day.  By the time it finishes the bookstore will be closed.…

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Day 959. Overwhelmed by tasks? Try this approach…

March 10, 2014
Day 959.  Overwhelmed by tasks?  Try this approach…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 959.  Friday, November 8, 2013 The more I thought about the day the more concerned I became. Aside from work, I wanted to get new tires on my car, have dinner with some friends, go to the dance studio, take some headshots, go to the bookstore,…

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Day 955. Simple tips for building relationships

March 9, 2014
Day 955.  Simple tips for building relationships

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 955.  Monday, November 4, 2013 Charlie:  “How was the opera?  If I remember correctly, you were certain you weren’t going to have fun.” Smiling Daffodil:  “It was fun!” I began to describe all the day’s events leading up to the opera as well as dinner, photography…

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Day 954. Cooperate with the inevitable.

March 9, 2014
Day 954.  Cooperate with the inevitable.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 954.  Sunday, November 3, 2013 A friend recently gave me his email address.  He asked that I send him photos from the recent dance event.  I’ve been sitting on this email address for a week. It’s not that sending an email is difficult.  Finding the photos…

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Day 951. Ever feel like you’re melting?

December 31, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 951.  Thursday, October 31, 2013 I was melting.  My foot got stepped on.  The dance steps were stressful. I was shutting down. The moment the dance ended I put my street shoes on and quietly left. I needed to escape without making a scene. During that…

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Day 949. Do you get frustrated with people? Here’s how to cope…

December 12, 2013
Day 949.  Do you get frustrated with people?  Here’s how to cope…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 949.  Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Midday I reminded Jane I needed some information from her.  She agreed and I carried on with my day. At 4:45 I noticed I still hadn’t received the items. That was ok—I got to the office late anyway.  I will stay…

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Day 948. Tips for avoiding World War III with your friends, family and associates…

December 12, 2013
Day 948.  Tips for avoiding World War III with your friends, family and associates…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 948.  Monday, October 28, 2013 A situation was eating away at me since yesterday.  There was no way I was going to be persuaded to the other person’s point of view.  No.  Way.  Ever. Granted, this person already made plans for me.  I didn’t know what…

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