Overcoming Discouragement

OVERCOMING DISCOURAGEMENT   Maybe you or someone you know is already feeling discouraged. And maybe you don’t know what to do about it. Don’t despair. You can change from discouraged to encouraged.  Here are four steps that will help.   Take positive action Don’t wait until you feel like acting before you act. You need to act first and the […]

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My Father When I Was….

                                   MY FATHER WHEN I WAS   5 YEARS OLD  My daddy can do anything and knows a lot 7 YEARS OLD  My dad is smarter than your dad 9 YEARS OLD  My dad doesn’t know exactly everything 12 YEARS OLD  Oh well, naturally, father doesn’t know anything about that. He is too old to remember his childhood. 14 YEARS […]

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10 Ways to Keep Your Audience Interested

                                10 Ways to Keep Your Audience Interested   1 Use humour Humour is an excellent way to get people back into your speech. Not only does everyone enjoy a good joke or a funny story. It gets the attention of audience members whose thoughts were elsewhere, Keep it clean and relevant to your subject   2 Ask a question […]

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The Ladder to Success

                                                  The Ladder to Success   We all desire to be successful, whether it be in our work, our hobbies or our family life. Our need to achieve goals and take pride in our accomplishments is part of human nature. While many of us will reach our goals, others will not. Why will some fail? Because they haven’t taken the […]

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The Belief That Opportunity is Gone

                        WHEN YOU BELIEVE THAT OPPORTUNITY IS GONE   Few things discourage a person more quickly than the belief that opportunity is gone. Loss of opportunity can lead to loss of hope, and loss of hope always leads to discouragement. Opportunity always looks bigger going than coming. In other words, it’s very easy for many people to see an opportunity […]

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Applause for the Pause

                                           APPLAUSE FOR THE PAUSE Every great comedian knows the value of timing, that attention getting pause before the punch line. Jack Benny was a master who could reduce the toughest audience to laughter with a simple pause. (We used to watch him on the old black and white TV before colour. You can see him demonstrating his technique on […]

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Your Belief Button

                                                YOUR BELIEF BUTTON Recently I spoke to a friend of mine who is a hypnotist, about hypnosis and some of the amazing things that can be done with it. My friend pointed out that what hypnotism does is simply obtain a clear shot at a person’s belief button. That is, a person hypnotised by someone who knows his business, […]

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Discover Your Undeveloped Potential

                                         Discover Your Undeveloped Potential   What value would you place on your talents? Are you satisfied with the value returned for your efforts or would you like to increase the return? Chances are your potential is much greater than you can imagine. Psychologists say the average person uses less than 10% of his or her intellectual potential, and the […]

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