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WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED OR WANT???

Try to answer these questions as best you can and write them down if you won’t remember some of the answers. You may be surprised how much you will learn about yourself or become conscious of your needs and wants.

Do I know what to do to get to where I want to be or go?

Do I know how to gradually become who I want to be?

Can I list in order of importance the things which I care about the most?

Can I change what is holding me back right now?

Do I know what to do to improve myself and/or my circumstances?

What would I have to sacrifice to get to where I really want to be or go?

Do I feel stuck with something or is there a way out of it that I or someone can see?

Can you list things which you definitely don’t want?

Would it help if I learned something new and useful on almost a daily basis instead of just once a week or month?

What are some examples of good days and how could I increase their number or frequency?

Can I list some short and long duration goals which apply to me?

Do I know that my habits are often short duration goals which are being impulsively achieved on a regular or repetitive basis and often with little planning?

What short duration goals can I add which will help my long duration goals?

Can I list my good and bad habits?

What daily habits, especially bad ones, can I reduce or replace with better habits or goals?

Getting to work on time, preparing a meal, driving a car to a destination, studying for a test, asking a question on a search engine, reading an article, reading a short book, going out on a date with a significant other, etc. can be thought of as short duration habits or short duration goals being achieved.

Preparing for a better job, going to school, taking a course on the internet, learning to play an instrument, raising offspring, saving money to travel to an exotic place, saving money to invest in a business, writing a book, etc. can be thought of as long duration goals in the process of being achieved which require the achievement of short duration goals along the way.

Ultimately the key to a successful and happy life is to personally set realistic goals which match your ability and will hopefully reward your determined efforts. Set many small short term goals and achieve them to gain confidence. Set some large duration goals and work towards them on a regular basis with the hope of achieving them within a reasonable period of time.

Yes, some sacrifice of time, energy, and money will be necessary but actively pursuing short and long duration goals is what makes life worth living and is seldom a boring experience.

Research, read, write something down, think, and do is the road to achievement in a nutshell.

Fundamentally it is all a question of knowing how to improve yourself and your circumstances. The only real difference is in how FAST the improvement becomes or how ambitiously you pursue the improvement. Use search engines to help you answer questions if you don’t know where to start or read a good book on the subject which you are questioning. Best wishes. Uldis

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PETULANCE+

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Petulance: n. showing an attitude of anger and annoyance when one doesn’t get what one wants and/or desires and is frequently considered a childish behavior

Petulant young offspring readily show their anger and annoyance when they don’t get what they want and sometimes add much moaning and groaning. Adults are more reserved and emotionally hide their anger and annoyance to some extent and aren’t as demonstrative as young offspring are. Adults are seldom described as being petulant but young offspring are.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SELFLESSNESS+

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Selflessness: n. concerned more with the needs and wants of others than with one’s own desires and needs

 

Extreme altruists are portrayed as selfless individuals mostly interested in fulfilling the needs and wants of others and not so much in fulfilling their own personal needs and wants. Most extremes have bad consequences and in totally dedicating yourself to others you fail to live a personally fulfilling life and experiencing all the things which normal humans can experience.

 

Mother Teresa became famous for her extreme altruism but she is not a perfect example of a good balanced human being since if everyone followed her footsteps then there would be no one left to do the productive work which a prosperous reciprocating society needs.

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7 TIPS FOR ENDURING CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS!!!

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Be punctual with a client because no one wants to wait and waste their time and not showing up on time is equivalent to lack of promise fulfillment or a lie.

If there is no immediate or historical proof to the contrary that a client is wrong then assume that the client is right and make appropriate accommodations.  As soon as possible check if other clients have had the same complaint and address it as soon as possible if that is the case. If the client problem surfaces more than once then further questioning or investigation may be necessary to avoid future recurrences.

Clients are long duration relationships so don’t be tempted to make a killing on one transaction at client’s expense which will reflect badly on your organization if the client finds out you overcharged by a great amount for something they could have gotten elsewhere much more cheaply.

Don’t do the transaction unless it is in the client’s best interest, is what the client really needs, is at a reasonable price, and doesn’t hurt the client financially or in other ways. Don’t make pushy sales designed for instant profit but stress the needs it will fulfill or problems solved in the client’s best interest. “You may want this at extra expense but you really don’t need it” will prove to the client that you can be trusted to have their best interest at heart.

Before making an agreement with a first time client don’t be afraid to question or probe what needs you will be fulfilling or problems that you will be solving by entering a client relationship. If the client is not sure what needs they have then you can offer the needs which are usually fulfilled by your organization and get useful feedback from the client if it is a good fit. If “what do you need which we can provide?” does not get a response then “do you have this need which the organization can provide?” can start a mutually beneficial conversation. Remember that what a client wants may not be what they need and the closer you fulfill a need the happier will be the client without superfluous wants which may cost much more.

Contracts can be made but try to settle legal disputes out of court if possible and don’t enter contracts which don’t benefit you in the long duration and doesn’t make short duration financial sense.

If a client relationship is no longer profitable or the client is trying to take advantage of you unjustly then don’t be afraid to terminate the relationship.

 

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