You've heard, "You are what you eat." But what about YOU are also what you THINK. It's important to know what's going on in the world but it's time to fill your head - and your thoughts - with more than negative media. I quit watching the news and reading the paper. Now I just read the headlines and move on.
Instead, I'm seeking positive and affirming messages... books, CDs, and people. I heard many times that there are 3 things that will make the greatest impact in your life.
1. The books you read
2. The people you meet
3. The places you go
There's plenty of good things to read that will help you improve yourself or your business. One of my recent favorite reads is QBQ: The Question Behind the Question. I also like the 80/20 Principle.
It's important to stay around positive people. Get away from the Negative Nellies. There are plenty of opportunities out there, but you are not going to find them if you are at a pity party. The is one of the best times in a long time to make a real estate purchase in most markets. There are folks out there that need your help.
Dave Ramsey says, There's a good place to go when you are broke. TO WORK! If you have down time, take a class and brush up on some rusty skills. Or help someone else. Give of yourself to someone less fortunate and the problems of your day will melt away as you encounter someone else whose problems are deeper.
If we are what we eat and we are what we think? What are you thinking about most these days?