I stumbled on this article and found it really interesting. Straight away, I knew you’d love it too. It was written by Brian Tracy and re-blogged from briantracy.com
Making a great first impression is imperative to becoming an influential leader. The ancient Greeks spent a lot of time thinking and writing about the effect of one personality on another. They broke down the process of communication into three parts, which they called ethos, pathos and logos.
According to statistics, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds in the United States. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year. That’s really huge and well reflects the enormity of pressure facing the institution of marriage in our society today. And if nothing at all, one important lesson I have learned ever since I’ve been married is this: that a happy marriage doesn’t fall from heaven, you WORK at it.
I read this article and found it really interesting. So, I thought to share it with you and hope that you find it very useful.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett, the founder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, shared his best business advice with a group of small business owners. Speaking at the 20th Graduation of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses at LaGuardia Community College, Buffett told the graduates: “Tomorrow morning when you look in the mirror after you’ve gotten up, just write — or just put it in lipstick or whatever you want — ‘delight my customer’ not ‘satisfy my customer.’ ‘Delight my customer.’”
It’s a simple three-word mission.
A constitution is a set of written or unwritten beliefs and laws of a nation or corporation. It is regarded as a set of basic principles by which a state or organisation is governed. Therefore, a personal constitution is a personal statement of principles that guides and propels an individual’s action, conduct or behaviour. It is popularly referred to as a mission or purpose statement.
Time is the true currency of life
And a common denominator
To every living thing
Spend it intelligently
Save it prudently
Give it cautiously
To an orchestra
It’s the rhythm
In the symphony