Posts Tagged ‘ Dale Carnegie ’

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 933. Show respect for the other person’s point of view.

October 14, 2013
Day 933. Show respect for the other person’s point of view.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 933.  Sunday, October 13, 2013 We began discussing a subject, my friend and I, and I found myself disagreeing with him. Our opinions are the complete opposite.  I listened and found myself getting irritated—and I was thinking of the argument I’d retort back with.  But instead…

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Day 932. We were so busy I couldn’t remember what we did today….

October 14, 2013
Day 932.  We were so busy I couldn’t remember what we did today….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 932.  Saturday, October 12, 2013 I sat down to write my blog and asked Roe what to write.  I couldn’t remember what we did today and I felt very tired. Smiling Daffodil:  “what did we do today?” Roe:  “what do you mean?  We did everything!” Smiling…

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Day 928. Have you angered a client? Here’s some advice for repairing the relationship.

October 9, 2013
Day 928.  Have you angered a client?  Here’s some advice for repairing the relationship.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 928.  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Yesterday our salesman forwarded an email from an angry customer. I reviewed the email and glanced through the problems the customer had with our company.  Our salesman wanted to resolve the matter now. Smiling Daffodil:  “Hi Joe, I’m going to review…

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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 920. Create happiness for others.

October 6, 2013
Day 920. Create happiness for others.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 920.  Monday, September 30, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, this is going to sound a bit anti-Carnegie, but why did I take so many photos at the dance competition?  Why do I feel a need to post photos for all my friends?  What is the point?” Roe: …

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Day 918. How to be a good conversationalist…

October 6, 2013
Day 918.  How to be a good conversationalist…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 918.  Saturday, September 28, 2013 Georgene:  “Smiling Daffodil, I’d like you to meet Jim.  Jim, this is Smiling Daffodil.” I knew who Jim was.  He’s a Lindy Hopper.  A really good one.  I had asked Georgene to introduce us. Smiling Daffodil:  I’m a big fan of…

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Day 903. Ever feel unimportant? Read this post.

October 6, 2013
Day 903.  Ever feel unimportant?  Read this post.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 903.  Friday, September 13, 2013 I wasn’t very interested in going to dance class today.  When I arrived one of my good friends was getting out of her car.  I smiled and waved at her.  This put me in a good mood. Once inside the studio…

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Day 902. Do the very best you can.

October 6, 2013
Day 902.  Do the very best you can.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 902.  Thursday, September 12, 2013 I haven’t been to dance class in weeks.  Today I had to return for a private lesson. I wasn’t sure I’d remember how to dance. James:  ”Do you have your notes?” Smiling Daffodil:  ”Yes I do.” We began by covering the…

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Day 901. What to do when you feel overwhelmed.

October 6, 2013
Day 901.  What to do when you feel overwhelmed.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 901.  Wednesday, September 11, 2013 This morning my stress level was on the rise—so I decided to pause and look at some photos from my recent trip to Italy. Charlie:  “When you have a chance, will you review the following?” I looked at Charlie and laughed.…

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