Posts Tagged ‘ Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to ’

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 833. I didn’t think I could succeed but my friend believed in me!

July 11, 2013
Day 833.  I didn’t think I could succeed but my friend believed in me!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 833.  Friday, July 5, 2013 We began our hike— maneuvering around large rocks.  We made good progress— but I was getting concerned.  As we continued our journey the incline got steeper.  It was also getting hot.  My legs were feeling the burn of working hard.  I…

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Day 798. Show confidence in others and watch their growth!

June 7, 2013
Day 798.  Show confidence in others and watch their growth!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 798. Friday, May 31, 2013 I watched as Andrea demonstrated her Taekwondo skills.  Then it was Todd’s turn. I felt a little out of my element—I don’t have such skills.  But I can stand by the side and watch. Andrea:  “Ok Smiling Daffodil, now it’s your…

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Day 749. How to live a satisfying and rewarding life.

April 20, 2013
Day 749.  How to live a satisfying and rewarding life.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 749.  Friday, April 12, 2013 I sent an instant message to my coworker. Smiling Daffodil:  “Abigail, I have something for you.” Abigail: “For me?” She came into my office and I handed her a notebook and some pens. Excitedly, I said, “look inside!  I even typed…

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Day 692. How to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles to a math problem.

February 15, 2013
Day 692.  How to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles to a math problem.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 692.  Thursday, February 14, 2013 Roe sent me an email with a math puzzle and the question… “do you know the answer?” I read the puzzle and sighed. Typically I’m not a puzzle solving kind of person.  But I wanted to prove to myself and Roe…

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Day 681. Listen and encourage.

February 4, 2013
Day 681. Listen and encourage.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 681.  Sunday, February 3, 2013 I stopped by George and Ethel’s home this afternoon. We discussed a new employment opportunity.  I listened with great attention. George: “I think you’ll be great with this task.  Remember when you researched XYZ?  And you did it on your own…

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Day 678. I was ready to give up but my classmate had other plans for me.

February 1, 2013
Day 678.  I was ready to give up but my classmate had other plans for me.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 678.  Thursday, January 31, 2013 I didn’t have a terrific day at work.  I felt rather discouraged. This same discouragement followed me in to dance class.  I was excited to learn the Argentine Tango— until I had to try.  It was hard to do the steps. …

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Day 606. My instructor and classmates believed I could learn… I did!

November 21, 2012
Day 606.  My instructor and classmates believed I could learn… I did!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 606.  Tuesday, November 20, 2012 I was grinning ear to ear as I practiced dance variations for the Mambo.  Usually Tuesdays are more advanced days and I get lost while learning the steps.  Not today.  I was on top of the world. Well, that is until…

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Day 538. How to handle a BIG, FAT TYPO on the cover of a publication

September 14, 2012
Day 538.  How to handle a BIG, FAT TYPO on the cover of a publication

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Preface:  If you missed Part 1 click here.  Day 538.  Thursday, September 12, 2012,  Part 2 of 2 After my car was rear-ended this morning I continued my journey to work.  I contacted my boss and my coworker to let them know I’d be late. My coworker…

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