The easiest way to accomplish this is to stay away from negative news; as simple as that sounds, it may become one of your most difficult challenges. We are an “information gathering” people. Between newspapers, television, radio and the internet, we are constantly being bombarded with negative news.
Answer this question for me: what benefits do you derive from all the information that is delivered to you via these mediums? Remember, I am referring to unsolicited information. When you turn on a radio or television, you don’t know what information will be decimated to you.
If weather and sports are important to you, you can request an update on your computer, i-pad or smart phone. The point I am making, is that you can request information that is necessary to you, your family and business, the rest is “useless junk” which, in most cases, is negative news.
There is another benefit that you will gain by eliminating all this “negative and useless noise”, and that is our most precious commodity, time.
Our success in 2012 will depend a great deal on how we use our time and our ability to maintain a positive attitude. One of my greatest challenges as a coach to small businesses is convincing a client that there is enough time to complete the marketing/management projects that we established and that they will make a positive difference if we are willing to expend the effort, regardless of what negative information is disseminated by friends, the media, and friendly competition.
By saying only positive things to everyone you meet, eliminating the negative noises, and finding more time to direct towards positive results, 2012 will be your best year ever. The choice is up to you.
If you want people to remember what you say, you need to say the right thing at the right moment in the right way!
John C. Maxwell
Nick J. Petra ( www.strategicduck.com)
Make it a successful today!