Posts Tagged ‘ Dale Carnegie ’

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 952. Sometimes you might think you’re too busy to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles….

January 8, 2014
Day 952.  Sometimes you might think you’re too busy to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 952.  Friday, November 1, 2013 Jane:  “Smiling Daffodil I have a problem. I’m really frustrated about the following…” I listened and my first instinct was— why is this my problem? But I sat quietly and processed everything Jane was sharing. When she finished I sat a…

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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 947. I spent the day cleaning up after the dog…

December 11, 2013
Day 947.  I spent the day cleaning up after the dog…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 947.  Sunday, October 27, 2013 I opened the dog carrier and Scruffy the dog came out and walked around.  Then I stepped into another room for just a moment.  When I returned I noticed the dog had an accident on my carpet.  Argh! I cleaned the…

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Day 946. Deliver good customer service

December 11, 2013
Day 946.  Deliver good customer service

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 946.  Saturday, October 26, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, do you think that store carries fuses for camera lights?” Roe:  “We can stop and check.” We walked in and were greeted by an employee. I showed him the tiny fuse in my hand. Smiling Daffodil:  “Do you…

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Day 944. Before blaming the other person analyze your own actions

November 18, 2013
Day 944.  Before blaming the other person analyze your own actions

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 944.  Thursday, October 24, 2013 Kip sent the documents for me to proof around 4:45pm. I took a look and immediately had concerns.  It also didn’t help that it was 4:45 pm—just about time for Kip to leave. I didn’t like the documents—in fact, I hated…

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

October 31, 2013
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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 942. Got talent? Got skills? Take the time to say a prayer of thanks.

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

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 942.  Tuesday, October 22, 2013 When I returned home I placed some items in my hallway to photograph.  I have a series of items lined against my wall, waiting to be photographed.  My house is a mess yet I love the chaos.  My little photography hobby…

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Day 941. Tips on earning people’s trust.

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

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 941.  Monday, October 21, 2013 This afternoon I received a text from Amy. Amy:  “Smiling Daffodil, I have a family heirloom I’d like you to photograph. I’m bringing it with me from Oklahoma.” Smiling Daffodil:  “Really?  Awesome! Woo-hoo! Yay!” She went on to explain what it…

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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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