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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 963. Just when you think you cannot deal with another human being…

March 16, 2014
Day 963.  Just when you think you cannot deal with another human being…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 963.  Tuesday, November 12, 2013 My eyes were spewing flames—at least they felt like it.  I stared long and hard at my friend.  I was livid.  I didn’t think my friend was listening or understanding.  I threw my Carnegie principles away.  I was done.  No more. …

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Day 958. Help clear the cloud of doubt!

March 9, 2014
Day 958. Help clear the cloud of doubt!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 958.  Thursday, November 7, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, I was reading the photography books and the author advised the following techniques…” I explained the methods I learned for getting sharp photos…the implication being my photos aren’t any good because I don’t use the method. Roe listened.…

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Day 957. How to encourage others to succeed!

March 9, 2014
Day 957.  How to encourage others to succeed!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 957.  Wednesday, November 6, 2013 I walked excitedly into the gym.  Today was Day 2 of my return to the gym—I figured if I can do two days, then it’s a habit. Clyde greeted me with a smile and we chatted about my absence and my…

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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 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 950. Pick your battles!

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

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 950.  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 My dance lesson began. Uly:  “Do you have any questions?” Smiling Daffodil:  “Actually, yes.  There was a Lindy Hop step I learned last Wednesday in group class.  It was called the Camel Walk.  I don’t remember anything about it—other than I…

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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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