How to Start Your Personal Development Journey

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in All posts, personal development, Self-improvement | 20 comments

2006 changed my life. It all started at 48 Wall St to the shock of making cold calls all day from sun up till sun down.  There were days I made over 300 cold calls. No!  Not Interested!  Don’t waste my time.  How did you get my number?    Have you seen the movie Pursuit of Happyness?  That was me! So much for the glamour of working on Wall Street. Facing rejection nearly all day every day was the job I signed up for and finding...

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Stop What You Are Doing And Read This

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in All posts, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Good job.  It worked.  I was trying to think of a creative title for this post and that’s what I came up with.  How else can you grab the attention of an online audience flooded with tens of thousands of messages a day? If you have a catchy non-cheesy attention grabbing headline idea for some content you think is MUST read, please leave it in the comment section below. So I came across this post on Tony Robbin’s Facebook Page...

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Everyone’s got a plan…right?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in All posts, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Everyone’s got a plan…right? “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn Do you know the story of Sally Jessy Raphael? You may recognize her by her trademark bright red classes.  Then again, maybe not. Here’s a quick summary… SJR was a tv and radio personality in the 1980s and 90s who produced over...

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To-Do Lists

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in All posts, Discipline | 4 comments

Question:   How do we set REALISTIC to-do lists every day and not feel like we must unrealistically accomplish 8,000 things a day? This is a question I recently received from Kathleen Larsen @markaval via Twitter.  As a reminder, if you’re on Twitter I will answer questions and respond to tweets if you tweet me @thejoesweeney and I may even blog about them if I think they are things that we can all benefit from. Answer: Any time we...

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