You just don’t wake up one day smarter than the day before. We don’t develop via osmosis. I was not a booker reader but got influenced or forced to read when I joined the Eagles Group. But now, I keep 3 to 6 books going at all times now! Guys, I’d like to encourage you to do the same. Be a book reader! Reason for which is that we become what we think about. Ad the only way for us to have greater thoughts is to educate ourselves. Reading books shifts our mindset. A paradigm shift occurs! Now, go ahead and grab a good book!
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I just want you today to think through learn to ask better questions. We always want to be people of integrity it's always difficult sometimes especially when you're ox is in the ditch when you're the one that's gonna maybe suffer the consequences as a result of what you share and what you tell.
Let me just encourage you a little bit in your business. Be savvy and don't be just blind to the the things that matters at hand and I just want you to ask better questions - “Is there anything else that could impact my decision?” I want to encourage you as a dad, as a husband, as a small business owner, don't leave out important information that could radically impact the lives of other people. You might say, “Well they didn't ask that question and so I didn't tell. Well, I don't know how you feel about that but personally the way I feel about that is the lack of information, an important decision, is the same as telling a lie because it's going to radically impact the way I might vote or the way I might respond or behave to a particular circumstance or situation.
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When I was 15 years old working at the local pawn shop this guy walked in the store one day and he pulled up in a brand new Cadillac and he was dressed to the nines. This guy had suit and tie, diamond rings, had a gold watch on. I mean this guy was absolutely decked out. I waited on him for a few minutes and then I finally just asked him because you know when you're young you don't have any diplomacy or tack. I went up to him and I said, “Hey, that's such a beautiful car you've got there! And all these diamond rings! How did you make so much money?” He started laughing and he said, “How old are you?” And I said. “Fifteen.” He said, “Let me ask you a question. If you have goals and dreams and you work really hard you can do the same thing.” I said “I know I'm probably not gonna ever have anything.” And he said, “Why not you?”
I want to ask you today, why not you?
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Are you too tight for your own good? Let me tell you what I mean by that man. We need to be generous people! What I’m saying is this from a percentage-wise. We all can be very generous and I want to talk about specifically people that take care of you because they deserve it first and foremost. The second reason is, it's good for you. We need to show a sense of generosity. We need to be grateful for the people that are taking care of us. I know when I travel around and speak and go to conferences, if I'm going to stay somewhere like three or four nights, the first night there after they've cleaned my room, I'll write a note and say “Thank you for doing an outstanding job! You guys killed it and I want you to know how much I appreciate it!” And I'll put five ten or fifteen or twenty dollars depending on how long I’m gonna be there for. Then, my room looks like a museum the rest of the week. They're very nice! they're hospitable to me and everything that I do throughout the week any requests they honor it and they feel it. Listen a few dollars goes a long way but just to say thank you to people that take care of you is a big thing! Guys we've got to have a switch our mindset it can’t be "how little can I give”, "It is their responsibility”, 'they're getting paid”…...we can't do that and expect to have great service. So I want to encourage you today to change your mindset just a little bit show your gratefulness be a little bit generous with those people that are serving you and take care of you and you watch how things change for you long term.
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Are you keeping something that you should have told someone? Are you doing something that you should not? When you follow your conscience, often times your decision is not popular, only not it's not popular or it's really hard to do. You can kick the can down the road, You can deal with this later but it's always difficult when you deal with it later. There's always a way for the truth to bubble to the surface And it's easier to deal with it, you coming fort-right than it is to get caught. You got to shine the light in the darkness! You got to deal with tough matters. And I want to encourage you to do that today. I promise you will feel a sense of relief!
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