Posts Tagged ‘ daily blogs ’

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 945. Simple method to motivate your employees.

November 18, 2013
Day 945.  Simple method to motivate your employees.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 945.  Friday, October 25, 2013 As I was leaving the house I thought about work.  I predicted it wouldn’t be a very pleasant morning—my coworker and I have a deadline we need to meet by noon.  Oh, the stress and unhappiness! When I arrived at work…

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Day 935. Try to be part of the solution—focus on doing your best.

October 16, 2013
Day 935.  Try to be part of the solution—focus on doing your best.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 935.  Tuesday, October 15, 2013 This morning I received an email from Susan. Susan:  “Smiling Daffodil, do you have any suggestions on the following matter…?” I read the email and my gut reaction was, “No, I do not have any suggestions.  Go away.” But I knew…

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Day 934. Messy house? Make a decision to clean and then take action!

October 15, 2013
The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 934.  Monday, October 14, 2013 This morning I woke up before my alarm clock.  I was troubled—the house is a mess.  I didn’t do any chores this weekend and given that it’s Monday—it will be a whole week before I get to chores again.  The weekend…

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Day 930. Discouraged? Try this approach…

October 11, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 930.  Thursday, October 10, 2013 My drive home from the gym is usually energetic and perhaps a bit euphoric. But not tonight. My thoughts meandered to a subject I don’t know the answer to— it’s a puzzle I don’t know how to solve. The more I…

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Day 929. Ever want to walk out? Here’s what I did…

October 10, 2013
Day 929.  Ever want to walk out?  Here’s what I did…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 929.  Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Today wasn’t a good day for countless reasons.  In the middle of the chaos I knew I needed to stay firm in practicing the Carnegie principles.  I could see the negative effects of not using them.  I really could.  But it…

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Day 927. Want to motivate someone? Throw down a challenge!

October 8, 2013
Day 927.  Want to motivate someone?  Throw down a challenge!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 927.  Monday, October 7, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Charlie I found the job for me!  Look!” Charlie looked at the job description and shared my excitement. Smiling Daffodil:  “It’s perfect for me but I’m not qualified.” Charlie:  “What?” Smiling Daffodil:  “I don’t have the following experience…” Charlie: …

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Day 926. Focus on the end result: the finish line!

October 6, 2013
Day 926.  Focus on the end result:  the finish line!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 926.  Sunday, October 6, 2013 I had three goals for today:  work in my photography studio, catch up on this blog and go to the gym. I made surprisingly good progress in my photography studio. Next:  Catch up on the Carnegie blog.  Not counting today’s story,…

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Day 925. The negative effects of not taking care of your health.

October 6, 2013
Day 925.  The negative effects of not taking care of your health.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 925.  Saturday, October 5, 2013 I was so excited about today.  There were so many fun projects I had to do – all related to photography.  Today was going to be grand. Except when I got up around 10 am I felt odd.  I looked and…

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Day 923. Be action-oriented

October 6, 2013
Day 923.  Be action-oriented

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 923.  Thursday, October 3, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Why am I doing this?” I stayed late at work so that I could attend the dance party that was at a nearby studio.  As I parked the car at the dance studio, I asked myself the same question. …

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