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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 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 939. What to do when you’re running late to a wedding…

October 30, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 939.  Saturday, October 19, 2013 I set my alarm clock for 9 am.  I assumed that would give me enough time to get ready and drive to the wedding. Admittedly, I didn’t look up where the wedding was located.  I just assumed that since it was…

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Day 912. Avoiding a task isn’t going to make it go away.

October 6, 2013
Day 912.  Avoiding a task isn’t going to make it go away.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 912.  Sunday, September 22, 2013 Even before this day approached, I knew I’d be using it to catch up on posting all my blogs from the last 3 weeks.  That, is a daunting task. So daunting, I avoided it all day.  I dread it—it’s overwhelming and…

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Day 795. Cooperate with the inevitable.

May 30, 2013
Day 795.  Cooperate with the inevitable.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 795. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 It was around 2 am when it occurred to me it had been Monday.  Although it was Memorial Day and we had the day off—we still had a schedule to keep for our marketing campaigns.  If I go to bed now…

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Day 709. Cooperate with the inevitable

March 4, 2013
Day 709.  Cooperate with the inevitable

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 709.  Sunday, March 3, 2013 I returned home from the gym and decided to unplug my laptop so I could work in my bedroom. I pressed a button to wake up my laptop from hibernation.  There was a window on my screen warning me to save…

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Day 700. How to deal with frustrations.

February 23, 2013
Day 700.  How to deal with frustrations.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 700.  Friday, February 22, 2013 Chuck and I sat to talk at the end of the workday. He showed me some of the projects he’s been working on—and shared his concerns.  I sat and listened—trying to process everything he was explained. Smiling Daffodil:  “I had no…

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Day 684. How I used Dale Carnegie’s principles while cleaning out my desk drawers…

February 7, 2013
Day 684.  How I used Dale Carnegie’s principles while cleaning out my desk drawers…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 684.  Wednesday, February 6, 2013 At the end of the day I decided to handle a task I’ve been avoiding for a very long time. I prepared a trash bag and grabbed a napkin since I didn’t have gloves. Smiling Daffodil:  “I can do this.” I…

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Day 666. What to do when life doesn’t seem fair….

January 26, 2013
Day 666.  What to do when life doesn’t seem fair….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 666.  Saturday, January 19, 2013 Jan:  Hi Smiling Daffodil!” Jan was carrying blank DVDs and a hard drive. I tried to conceal my dread. Smiling Daffodil:  “Did you need me to convert the other videos?” Jan:  “Yes please—when you have time.” I looked at my friend Roe—…

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Day 663. How to prevent a single worry from ruining an entire trip.

January 17, 2013
Day 663.  How to prevent a single worry from ruining an entire trip.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 663.  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Charlie, I’m worried about the trip.” Charlie:  “Why?” Smiling Daffodil:  “There’s a chapel at the resort – I am hoping they have Mass on Sunday.  If they don’t—I really don’t think it’s safe for me to travel alone outside…

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