She said that she hates the color of the curtains in her room. She is never comfortable with that curtain, so she does not stay in her room — except when she needs to sleep. But the curtain stays there – two years after I met her. “I’ll replace it as soon as I found […]
Why These Personal Mastery Ideas Improve Life -- And How to Use Them
Personal mastery is a discipline of continually and holistically improving your life. It is personal development with feelings and purpose, and it works.
Most of us are controlled by our habits, good or bad. And many personal development experts suggest that to get rid of bad habits we must create good habits to replace them.
However, a person with discipline leads himself. His force comes from within, not from without.
Unfortunately, most teachers don’t get paid well. So, some school teachers find ways. To their co-teachers, they sell almost anything: mlm products, insurance products, health products with no therapeutic claims. Many of them do these during work hours. Some teachers also look for opportunities to earn more from their students. Some teachers require students to […]
Gladwell said that we need to work for 10,000 solid hours to become an expert of something. Unfortunately, even those who have worked for 10 and 20 years cannot claim expertise in what we do. Some simply killed time. Ten thousand hours is overwhelming. It is in our nature to avoid everything that overwhelms us. […]
Francis Kong thinks that leadership skills are life skills. I agree. You can get a degree that will give you extra letters after your name, but your leadership shines through your life. To lead others is to lead yourself first. To show others how to live their best lives is to win your own struggles everyday. […]
Everyone wants you to fit in. Everyone wants you to mold yourself into a desired image. The fastest way to please everyone, the easiest way to connect with everyone, is to follow what everyone desires. Fit in. Wrong. Everyone in your church does not think like everyone in your workplace. Everyone of your fellow managers […]
Articulation is an important step to creating a remarkable impact. When you are clear of who you are, you will find it easy to identify whom you are serving. One simple method of articulating yourself is X of Y. You have to identify first you Y. Let us take inspirational speaking as your Y. I […]
To inspire someone takes initiative. To equip people takes initiative. To become an excellent speaker takes initiative. To write a life-changing book takes initiative. To create a community takes initiative. To challenge the status quo takes initiative. To be honest about your limitations take initiative. To learn to listen to others, though they do not […]
They call you an entrepreneur, corporate trainer, team facilitator, and an inspirational speaker. Your title depends on the kind of problem you are solving. You believe in people. You help them become better leaders to become world class… in world class organizations. World class organizations make a positive difference in the world. Archimedes said that […]
Accentuate the important, eliminate the unnecessary. You cannot manage time, but you can choose how you invest your time. Everyday leaders understand that since they cannot do everything, they do not have to aim to do everything. They must only do things that matter. How do you know which among the many things that you […]
Downloading the most popular productivity apps will not make your productive. Most productivity apps are time wasters. Most apps are developed by people who do not have any idea about you, your life, and how you spend your time everyday. They created the applications for themselves. Most likely because they want to do more. You […]
Filipino speakers must understand this: even if you start late, you have to finish on time, or even earlier. You are not paid to speak for two hours. You are invited to make a difference. When the speaker who spoke before you over extended the discussion of his topic because of poor time management, find […]
Preparation. Effective public speaking requires preparation. Impromptu speeches are products of your stores knowledge- what you have read, what you have seen, what you have heard,—in short, what you actually know, furnishes the available material for your use. Impromptu speaking is not really “unprepared speech” for your material is life and your preparation has been […]
Because you want to deliver compelling impromptu speeches, I am sharing with you these ideas. Remember this: when people ask you questions, they are not after your speed. Impromptu speaking is not a quick-draw competition. Think of your compelling message. When asked to comment on something, assigned to give a talk, or requested to teach others, you […]
You can become a better leader everyday. The following are seven steps you can start doing now. 1. Be a lifelong learner. You’ll never know everything there is to know about your job. Make a point to learn something new everyday. It is said that one has to invest 10,000 hours to his craft to […]
Guest speakers who focus on purpose, result, and action are more likely to become successful in guest speaking than those who get themselves busy with tasks and tricks. The audience want you to enlighten them. You are not a stage performer, you are a difference maker. A client asked me what made me different to […]