“Anything the mind can conceive and the person can perceive…you can achieve.” -- Napolean Hill “The problem with most people today, is they need a check up from the neck up.” -- Zig Ziglar “I feel sorry for the person who can’t get genuinely excited about their work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.” -- Walter Chrysler “If it is to be, it is up to me.” -- Jim Rhon
Mental Success 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven Covey Think and Grow Rich, Napolean Hill Live Your Best Life, Joel Olsteen The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John C. Maxwell How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Dale Carnegie The Soul of Leadership, Deepak Chopra Success Magazine Inc. Magazine Etc…..
Mental Success Why do winner’s always win? One common denominator…Positive Mental Attitude For Example…
Mental Success Study of Positive Psychology 1800 - 1988 research exclusive on negative behavior 1989 – 2008 over 200 studies on positive behavior. Happy People Are Positive Employees! Positive Employees are Productive Employees!
Positive Mental Attitude More than just a theory…it’s biological More than just biological…it’s being utilized in practical application in business. “The Happiness Advantage” -- Shawn Achor Success Magazine Model is broken. Success does not breed happiness. Happiness breeds success!
Positive Mental Attitude It all start with goals. –“Those that do not have goals hit them with amazing accuracy.” Joe Neigo Cornerstone of everything….period. 5 Categories –5 year, 1 year and 1 month 2 biggest failures on goals? –Don’t review frequently –Don’t reward
Exercise on Goals * Business: –5 Year 1 Year and 1 month Family: –5 Year 1 Year and 1 Month Fun/Pleasure: –5 Year 1 Year and 1 Month Health: –5 Year 1 Year and 1 Month Spiritual: –5 Year 1 Year and 1 Month
Positive Mental Attitude Dig a little deeper. –Why is that your goal? –What is the consequence if you don’t hit it? –Need a volunteer….
Goals Continued Keys to Goals: Identify them Write them down Measure them Review them frequently Rewards associated with all of them EX: Ice Cream, go fishing, massage etc….
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies: Night Before –List First, Number Second –Don’t do them in bed, not even in bedroom..no sleep Morning –Pre-feet…tank empty, fill it up right 78% open capacity 1 thing you are thankful for Scripture, kids, house, health etc.
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies: Morning (Con’t) –Stretch Opens up blood flow, endorphins, awakens body & brain –Do something…anything –Walk around house 3 times, upstairs twice, anything. –Water: 1 big glass of water…your skin needs it! –Eat: From the ground or from a mother
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies: All Day –Win the day: Just win today…Not tomorrow or next week. Just win the next day...7 days = 1 great week! –Pay it forward: Make someone else’s day first –The Robe Facebook Birthday wish…not on their birthday! “Hand it out in slices and get it back in loaves!” – Brian Buffini
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies All Day (Con’t) –What about real life? Allow 1 bad hour not a bad day! Do the opposite to someone else. –EX: Return everyone’s call that day! –Distractions: Sticky note…3 most important things. “Is what I’m doing right now focused one of those 3 things?”
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies All Day (Con’t) –Time Block: Start Early: Get in 15 – 20 minutes early Take priority list from night before and assign blocks 9:00 – 10:00 Return emails, research news 10:00 – 11:00 Work confidentials etc.
Positive Mental Attitude Doug’s Dailies: End of Day: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People -Be Proactive -Begin with the end in mind -Put first things first -Seek first to understand, then to be understood -Think Win – Win -Synergize -Sharpen the saw
Positive Mental Attitude Brain Is Ready to Kick Butt…Now Let’s Get The Body to Do the Same!
Living the Good Life Physical Greatness for Life Challenges Individuals should always consult with a physician prior to beginning ANY exercise program
Living the Good Life: Business Making your business successful –Advertising –More high quality listings –Known and trusted name –Knowing where it comes from to get more –Agent recruitment –Best technology resources –MORE BUYERS! –Organized and timely –Listing Presentations –FSBO How much time do you spend every day to achieve these things in your real estate business?
Living the Good Life: Personal Making YOU Successful…what if you could have… –Stress reduction/management –More adequate sleep –Decrease your chances of major and minor illnesses –Reduced your risk for injury –Sharpen your mind –Promote your psychological well-being –Increase your self confidence –Healthy weight management –Healthy bones and joints How much time do you spend every day to achieve these things in your personal life?
Physical Success Americas’ # 1 disease –Leads to many other diseases and illnesses Creative options for your lifestyle –Let’s talk about the real secret… it’s the 212* –Plan for health like you plan for your business- be prepared for chaos! –Use resources Physical and Dietary Success go hand in hand… –Make an appointment with YOURSELF
Physical Success Fact v. Fiction for exercise –Doing sit ups will give you a slim tummy… “toning” buzzword You can’t spot reduce fat—Cardio! –If you can’t exercise for long periods of time at a high intensity then you are wasting your time exercising… Interval training Find what you love Home training –If you exercise you can eat whatever you want… Calories in, calories out…it’s all about numbers! –I don’t want to “bulk up” so I don’t lift weights… Strong bones Decrease body fat Increase metabolism –Muscle weighs more than fat… 1lb=1lb
Physical Success Five Components of Physical Fitness –Muscular strength –Muscular endurance –Cardiovascular endurance –Body composition –Flexibility How long and what type –Cardio and strength training-priority, if you must choose –Calorie burn in activities we love…get credit! –Best results to do cardio and strength training 30 minutes a day, 5 days per week cardio minimum Make time, after burn 30 minutes a day, 3 days per week strength train- minimum
Physical Success The affect on your business… How you feel will determine how you work You are programmed to work from the outside in Physical activity increases the production of endorphins in the brain…our natural mood boosters Create natural mental clarity and focus and optimistic behavior…become a pattern Lower symptoms of depression and anxiety Decrease cortisol, stress hormone …ultimately, increase quality and quantity by increasing activity!
Dietary Success Good Stuff in…Good Stuff out… but what does the good stuff really do? Individuals should consult with a physician or dietitian prior to beginning any dietary program
Dietary Success Calories- units of energy gained by the body by the food you eat…burn or store You are what you eat…and drink –3,500 calories in a pound Livestrong to be strong- planning like your business –You use Peak to monitor your business…what about your health? –Do you know what should go into your body and how much? Do you REALLY know what you ate for lunch today?
Dietary Success Fact v. Fiction for Nutrition –Very low calorie diets are the best way to lose weight Slow metabolism, loss of muscle, fat storage –Fat is terrible Your body needs fat, unsaturated is best Aids in tissue function, brain, and nerve conduction –Eating late will cause weight gain Calories in, calories out…it’s all about numbers! Use your units of energy or they will be stored –Carbohydrates are bad for you Imperative for proper function Glucose-main energy source for body, brain, CNS
Dietary Success –I can take pills to “detox” my system and lose weight Water, remove waste from the body, deliver nutrients to cells Fiber, “scrape” sides of bowel and remove old tissue –Eating many small meals a day will help me lose weight Calories in, calories out! Regulate insulin levels and stop over-eating Prepare with healthy snacks –Dieting should cause rapid weight loss Lifestyle change 1.5 pounds per week
Dietary Success Use common sense and keep it simple –Let your body do it’s job –Put good things in to get good things out –Plan for success and make it a priority, save time and money Tips to take home… –Use resources –Smart choices and simple swaps –Pay attention to the labels –Journal it –EAT! But eat well –DRINK WATER –Balanced diet- carbs, fat, protein and veggies Get creative!
Dietary Success Make the Swap The Biggest Loser Simple Swaps Frozen grapes for popsicles –Sweet and frozen snack, all natural with less sugar –Place fresh grapes in Tupperware and freeze One piece wheat bread for two white –Open face sandwich with whole grain bread, less calories Quinoa for Rice –More protein and more fiber Crushed avocado for mayo –Added flavor, fewer calories and good-for-you fats
Dietary Success The affect on your business… Balanced diet=balanced mental state Regulate insulin=regulate emotions/moods Balanced appetite=balanced motivation and concentration The truth about the matter…your business is up to you, and so is your health and state of mind. What will you choose to do with it? You are probably right, you don’t have time –YOU MAKE TIME! Why: You take care of your business, what takes care of you?