Trust

Trust

SUMMARY

  • Trust puts us into an area of no control; when we give up control, we’re exercising trust.
  • Trust can be on two different levels: conscious and unconscious.
  • Consciously trusting is conditional-it involves a decision to trust or be trusted.
  • When making a conscious decision to trust, know who and why you’re doing it.
  • If trusting somebody, let it go and just trust.
  • If someone puts trust in you, make sure there is clarity about the situation.

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Success

Success

SUMMARY

  • One vision of success: the people who know you the best should love you the most.
  • Another vision of success: a progressive realization of a worthwhile dream or goal.

It’s going towards those things that are empowering you, which you want to achieve.

  • Four levels of success: Survival, Stability, Success, and Significance.
  • Survival: Your ends are barely meeting.
  • Stability: You’re able to take care of yourself and maybe you have an acquisition or two.

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Purpose

Purpose

SUMMARY

  • Purpose is what directs us on our journey in life.
  • If we find that our purposes have been too small, we need to get a new purpose.
  • With a purpose greater than yourself, you will never run out of opportunity to serve, to grow, and to be more than you thought you could ever be.
  • Purpose in your life has a higher meaning than just you:

Married?  Your purpose is now two. Add a set of in-laws and extended family and your purpose grew.

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Prayer

Prayer

SUMMARY

  • Prayer is a communication made between the human being and a superior power, GOD.
  • Human beings send prayers to an all-knowing, all-loving God in hope and faith that he’ll answer those prayers.
  • Think about: “Does God hear and listen to my prayers?”
  • How do you pray?

Standardized prayers, like ‘Our Father’ or free, unstructured prayer

  • If prayer hasn’t been natural for you, give it a try.

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What It Means to Let Go and Let God

SUMMARY

  • Adopting that phrase allows you to be free of having to have the final say in areas of life.
  • It helps you to realize there are somethings that are out of your control, so you leave them to God.
  • Another phrase to adopt is ‘love them where they’re at’.
  • ‘Letting go and letting God’ allows for the process of others’ growth, development and achievements while you love and appreciate them in their current stage.  

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The Biggest Obstacle I Had to Overcome to Become an E5 Leader

SUMMARY

  • The obstacle that gave me the most difficulty, that I had to overcome, was finances. I didn’t understand them; didn’t have respect for money.
  • I was good at making money, but bad at hanging onto it. I didn’t know what to do for long-term, legacy, and proper investment.
  • It was hard for me to go to financially successful people who hadn’t achieved balance in life and let them help me.
  • I had to find a mentor who had 10 years of financial success,

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The Power of Delayed Gratification

SUMMARY

  • Delayed gratification is the practice of denial, detachment, or removal from something that you want.
  • Waiting to eat cookies until after dinner is a simple example of delayed gratification.
  • ‘Waiting to achieve’ is another form of delayed gratification when other priorities take precedent.
  • Delayed gratification is important because it’s a form of discipline.
  • Accomplishing a dream or a goal requires discipline to achieve. Keep in mind that part of that discipline is delayed gratification.

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The Reasons Why Habits Determine Your Success

SUMMARY

  • We learn habits They are environmental and can be taught.
  • What inputs do you put into your mind to create habits?
  • We can have a habit on how we think.
  • It takes about 21 days to create a habit. As you repeat an action often enough, it becomes engrained and part of your natural thought process.
  • To change a habit, start with 21 days. You don’t have to change the rest of your life;

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How to Become A Master of Your Own Domain of Time

SUMMARY

  • How do you manage your time? Are you effective?

  • Make a conscious decision to manage time and create priorities.

  • Be a good steward of your time.

  • By planning your time productivity in units, you can get more done in less time.

  • Time goes by whether you’re doing anything or not. Don’t procrastinate on the choices you need to make.

  • Do the things you have to do in a timely fashion. Then,

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How to Create a Good Conflict Resolution Plan

SUMMARY

  • Certain temperaments are prone to conflict and certain temperaments are not.  

A choleric person looks forward to the conflict, whereas a phlegmatic person wants peace at all cost. 

  • Everyone will run across conflict. You need a good resolution plan. 
  • It’s a process: 

~Agree to disagree. 

~Recognize that the other person’s feelings and/or point of view is valid. 

~Serve each other with the idea of creating peace and harmony. 

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