Posts Tagged ‘ begin in a friendly way ’

Day 965. Welcome your long lost friend!

March 16, 2014
Day 965.  Welcome your long lost friend!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 965.  Thursday, November 14, 2013 As I was leaving the gym around 2 am Friday morning, I saw Horace arriving at the gym. He smiled at me. Horace:  “Smiling Daffodil!  I haven’t seen you here in a long time.  What happened?” I immediately smiled. Smiling Daffodil: …

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Day 943. An example of a negative way and a positive way to start the day.

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

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 943.  Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Yesterday my boss sent me an email. Boss:  “I need you to do the following now.” I read the email and dug my heels in deep. No! I thought to myself.  I will not do that task NOW!” I emailed my…

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Day 877. How to enjoy life more.

August 19, 2013
Day 877.  How to enjoy life more.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 877.  Sunday, August 18, 2013 Today I posted photos on Facebook from last night’s Ballroom Dance.  I posted all the photos of my friends.  But I had a set of photos of a dancer I didn’t know. I think her name was Carla— she’s from another…

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Day 863. Use social media to spread encouragement and praise.

August 5, 2013
Day 863.  Use social media to spread encouragement and praise.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 863.  Sunday, August 4, 2013 Today June shared a post from her friend that caught my eye—a Facebook page dedicated to a 365 day project of doodling every day!  The young woman posted Day 10 today. Her post for today explained she felt a little discouraged…

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Day 862. Make your customers feel welcome

August 4, 2013
Day 862.  Make your customers feel welcome

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 862.  Saturday, August 3, 2013 We approached the storefront of an antique store.  Although we had already been to several stores I wanted to see this one too.  We weren’t even in there to shop— we were walking the area to take photos of the historic…

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Day 854. Months later I recognize I should have ended a conversation in a friendlier way.

July 28, 2013
Day 854.  Months later I recognize I should have ended a conversation in a friendlier way.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 854.  Friday, July 26, 2013 Before leaving dance class Andrea and I chatted for a bit. We hadn’t done that in awhile. Smiling Daffodil:  “We are going out to eat.  Will you join us?” Andrea:  “I’d like to but I’m going to go home and get…

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Day 845. I was welcomed with a hug

July 17, 2013
Day 845.  I was welcomed with a hug

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 845.  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 I walked in to the Dallas dance studio quietly.  For whatever reason, I still feel hesitant to come to this studio.  It’s a mix of people that I don’t know. Just as I finished my thought, “Dear God I don’t like…

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Day 771. A 93 year old applied Dale Carnegie’s principles on me!

May 6, 2013
Day 771.  A 93 year old applied Dale Carnegie’s principles on me!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 771.  Saturday, May 4, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, I’m nervous.  What if your mother doesn’t like me?” Roe:  “Trust me, she will.” We walked in to the assisted living center and went up the elevator. When we walked out of the elevator there was a woman…

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Day 770. How to reply to a flaming email.

May 4, 2013
Day 770.  How to reply to a flaming email.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 770.  Friday, May 3, 2013 This morning I didn’t make it very far through my emails.  I had too many tasks to complete. About mid-day Sherry sent an email. Sherry:  “Did you see the email from Jan?” Smiling Daffodil:  “I saw that she emailed but I…

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Day 764. How to build customer relationships

May 1, 2013
Day 764.  How to build customer relationships

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 764.  Saturday, April 27, 2013 For convenience I went to a banned Starbucks today.  I placed my order and stood by the counter waiting for my drink. Barista:  “Oh my gosh!  I haven’t seen you in ages!” This startled me in a good way. Smiling Daffodil: …

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