Posts Tagged ‘ Dale Carnegie ’

Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

March 18, 2014
Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 969.  Monday, November 18, 2013 I finished explaining my idea for a marketing campaign. George:  “I love it!  THAT is a really good idea.” George was visibly excited and pleased. I was happy, relieved and grateful. Smiling Daffodil:  “Yes, it is a great idea.  Be sure…

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Day 968. I had a whole day ahead of me… so I decided to take a nap!

March 16, 2014
Day 968.  I had a whole day ahead of me… so I decided to take a nap!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 968.  Sunday, November 17, 2013 After church I felt exceedingly tired.  But it was still early in the day— lots of promise for a fun, productive day. But oh how tired I am. While I wanted to work on my blogs I knew I had to…

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Day 967. Take a chance. Create happiness for others!

March 16, 2014
Day 967.  Take a chance.  Create happiness for others!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 967.  Saturday, November 16, 2013 It was 6:30 pm when I left the house—much later than I had planned. I raced to the church for the dance.  It was important to be there early—while I didn’t organize the event itself I had invited my friends to…

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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 962. $12.50 isn’t worth getting upset about.

March 11, 2014
Day 962.  $12.50 isn’t worth getting upset about.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 962.  Monday, November 11, 2013 I received an email this afternoon. Judy:  “Hi Smiling Daffodil, I can’t make it to the dance.  Thanks for thinking of me.” I read the email and got frustrated.  My first thought, ‘then why did you say you’d go?  Don’t you…

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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 960. A short story on catching some z’s

March 10, 2014
Day 960.  A short story on catching some z’s

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 960.  Saturday, November 9, 2013 I woke up peacefully this morning.  As I pondered the last time I had slept in on a Saturday, I fell asleep again.  I woke up a half hour later and enjoyed the freedom to sleep in, the freedom to do…

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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 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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