Posts Tagged ‘ Put enthusiasm into your work ’

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 966. When problems happen apply your enthusiasm toward finding a solution

March 16, 2014
Day 966.  When problems happen apply your enthusiasm toward finding a solution

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 966.  Friday, November 15, 2013 This afternoon I looked at the guest list with the RSVPs and noticed one of my guests backed out of going. I was miffed. I already bought his ticket.  What is he thinking?  Why didn’t he say something?  How inconsiderate. This…

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Day 917. I may not be the best dancer but I have enthusiasm…

October 6, 2013
Day 917.  I may not be the best dancer but I have enthusiasm…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 917.  Friday, September 27, 2013 I sat with wonder and awe as I watched the students Lindy Hopping. That should have been me.  Oh how I wish I had paid to participate in the Lindy Hop competition.  I love Lindy Hop. I felt chills just thinking…

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Day 853. Enthusiasm can spill over into all areas of your life.

July 28, 2013
Day 853.  Enthusiasm can spill over into all areas of your life.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 853.  Thursday, July 25, 2013 The morning started out slow.  I stopped by Susan’s office. Susan:  “Smiling Daffodil, I’d like your opinion on the following color selection…” Smiling Daffodil:  “Oh yes, I like those colors!” We started talking more about the matter. Smiling Daffodil:  “Now I want…

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Day 788. Transform a boring day into a productive and satisfying day.

May 22, 2013
Day 788.  Transform a boring day into a productive and satisfying day.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 788. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 With Monday being pretty boring at work I dreaded today.  I kept busy with various tasks but they weren’t especially fun or exciting. When my boss arrived in the afternoon she handed me a jacket. Becky:  “I embellished this jacket for…

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Day 786. Want friends? Apply the Dale Carnegie principles.

May 20, 2013
Day 786.  Want friends?  Apply the Dale Carnegie principles.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 786. Sunday, May 19, 2013 I went to bed sometime after midnight and I had a hard time falling asleep.  I was dreading Sunday. All I could think about was the growing list of things I needed to do.  Buy bottled water.  Pack my cameras.  Curl…

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Day 774. Approach learning with enthusiasm

May 8, 2013
Day 774.  Approach learning with enthusiasm

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 774.  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 6 pm finally came.  I fled the office and went to dance class to learn West Coast Swing. Personally, I’m not fond of the dance—I’d rather spend all my time dancing Lindy Hop. Surprisingly I’ve managed to learn quite a bit…

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Day 766. Put enthusiasm into learning something new and you’ll learn faster!

May 1, 2013
Day 766.  Put enthusiasm into learning something new and you’ll learn faster!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 766.  Monday, April 29, 2013 I was giddy the moment I arrived at the dance studio.  Today was Lindy Hop Monday!  At least, I had declared it so.  I signed up for a private dance lesson devoted to my new favorite dance. James:  “I have a…

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Day 734. How to face challenges at work

March 29, 2013
Day 734.  How to face challenges at work

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 734.  Thursday, March 28, 2013 We just got off the phone with a company that sells our products.  A particular product line isn’t selling.  In fact, it has tanked. Jane sighed heavily. Jane:  “This is terrible news.” Jennifer:  “Can you believe them?” I began to ask…

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Day 719. How to thrive in poor work environments

March 14, 2013
Day 719.  How to thrive in poor work environments

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 719.  Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Charlie:  “Smiling Daffodil, do you have a moment?  I need your help.” This got my attention. Smiling Daffodil:  “Yes, have a seat Charlie.” Charlie:  “I’m working on the upcoming digital catalog… would you mind selecting the 10 products to feature?  I…

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