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1 Successful People An Extra Fifty Cents Worth for you as you gain ground in your present circumstances

2 Why are some people successful and others not? You may hear many answers to this question and some of the popular ones are as follows.

3 Reasons 1.Successful people get better opportunities. 2.People who do not succeed have bad backgrounds. 3.Education makes all the difference. 4.Failure results from bad breaks. 5.Some people are smart, others aren’t 6.Lazy people don’t succeed.

4 The answer to the question. Successful people think differently than unsuccessful people! How you think has more to do with your success than some other things. This raises some other questions then. 1.How skilled is your thinking? 2.Does your thinking help you achieve?

5 Not Successful Perhaps you are not thinking your way to the top….maybe you are too timid..? Not able to see yourself as successful.. Not able to get the cheese.

6 Thinking for success. What increases the odds? 1.Small thinking or big picture thinking? 2.Scattered thinking or focused thinking? 3.Restrictive thinking or creative thinking? 4.Fantasy thinking or realistic thinking? 5.Random thinking or strategic thinking? 6.Limited thinking or possibility thinking?

7 Continued.. 7.Impulsive thinking or reflective thinking? 8.Popular thinking or Innovative thinking? 9.Solo thinking or shared thinking? 10.Selfish thinking or unselfish thinking? 11.Wishful thinking or bottom line thinking?

8 Quotes! Life consists of what a man is thinking about all day. By Ralph Waldo Emerson. Everything begins with a thought.

9 More Quotes! What we think determines who we are. Who we are determines what we do. “The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.” By John Locke

10 Still more Quotes! Our thoughts determine our destiny, our destiny determines our legacy. “You are today where your thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” By James Allen

11 Yet another Quote! “Nothing limits achievement like small thinking; Nothing expands possibilities like unleashed thinking.” Wm. Arthur Ward People who go to the top think differently than others.

12 One more for today! We can change the way that we think. Remember it starts with a thought. Think on things that are true, noble, just, pure,lovely, things of good report, things of virtue and things that are praise worthy. By Paul the Apostle

13 Good thinking! Good thinking is the separator of those who go to the top as opposed to those who do not make it. Benjamin Disraeli said “Nurture great thoughts, for you will never go higher than your thoughts.”

14 Thinking and Progress Poor thinking produces negative progress. Average thinking produces no progress. Good thinking produces some progress. Great thinking produces great progress

15 Dreams! People do not achieve their dreams for the following reason – They desire to change their results without changing their thinking. You can have all the education you can get but if your thinking is not geared for your success you will be an educated person that never reaches your potential.

16 Encouragement! Let me encourage you today in all of this. The potential that is in this room today is tremendous. As I see it - - Everyone in this class can do far more than you think you can now! GO FOR IT!

17 Think for success! Unsuccessful people focus their thinking on survival. Average people focus their thinking on maintenance. Successful people focus their thinking on progress.

18 Good thinking. Good thinking increases your potential. As people think in their hearts, so they are. If your thinking shapes who you are – then it follows that your potential is determined by your thinking.

19 Good thinking produces – if! Good thinking produces more good thinking IF you make it a habit. Take time to deliberately think about things. 95% of achieving anything is knowing what you want and paying the price to get it. You need to become the best thinker you can be. It can revolutionize your life.

20 Great thinking – more than 1 thing A look a 11 pieces of the thinking puzzle. 1.Seeing the Wisdom of the big picture 2.Unleashing the Potential of Focused Thinking 3.Discovering the Joy of Creative Thinking 4.Recognizing the Importance of Realistic Thinking

21 Great thinking Continued 5.Releasing the power of Strategic Thinking 6.Feeling the Energy of Possibility Thinking 7.Embracing the Lessons of Reflective Thinking 8.Questioning the Acceptance of popular Thinking 9.Encouraging the Participation of Shared Thinking

22 Continued 10.Experiencing the Satisfaction of Unselfish Thinking 11.Enjoying the Return of Bottom-Line Thinking.

23 Credits This presentation is taken from the book “Thinking for A Change” by John c. Maxwell Also for your benefit “The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork” by John C. Maxwell I would highly recommend these books to everyone. Mr. Charles Kitner


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