Business Career, Executive, Life Coaching Article Mechanisms of the Mind (Achieving Success)

Written by Ruth Zanes

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I soon started to read books about money and shifted my beliefs about money. I joined DA (Debtor's Anonymous - a 12 step support program) where I learned how to create a Spending Plan and more importantly, how to follow it. By using affirmations I was able to create a life that I love to live andrepparttar financial reserves that allows me to take care of myself inrepparttar 135512 present and inrepparttar 135513 future. I now live in a state of abundance, not scarcity.

"Be careful what you ask for, you may get it," simply means that you must be careful about your language when you are giving commands to your mind. To be perfectly clear, phrase your affirmations followingrepparttar 135514 Top Ten Tips below. To those of you who are skeptical aboutrepparttar 135515 theory, I know it seems strange at first, I ask you to considerrepparttar 135516 possibility that this version of how things work may actually result inrepparttar 135517 outcomes you always wanted. Some of you may want to talk with a coach to help you clarify what it is you really want and how to phrase your affirmations. It does take some practice. After all, you will be changing a lifetime of functioning one way, what I call "hard wired programming," and behavioral patterns. Experiment! I would love to hear about your results.

Ruth Zanes has been a Business, Career and Personal Success Coach since 1985. Her broad range of experience prior to coaching includes consultant, business ownership and corporate executive for some of the world’s largest corporations. Contact Ruth at:

Have You Appreciated Someone Today?

Written by Ed Sykes

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Well, you should have seenrepparttar looks onrepparttar 135444 nurses’ faces. First, they had a look of surprise. Then they were all smiling from ear to ear. Several faces turned red. But all of them had a look of appreciation as they said, “Thank you.”

Why did they have a surprised look on their faces? Was thisrepparttar 135445 first time someone other than another nurse had acknowledged them? When wasrepparttar 135446 last time someone showed appreciation to them?

It only took fifteen seconds to put a smile on their faces and have them feel good about themselves. Takerepparttar 135447 time every day to appreciate your employees, your family, and other people that are doing a good job. It might berepparttar 135448 only appreciation they receive and will make a difference in their day.

Read my article, Appreciate to Motivate, to find out how to make your appreciation count every time. You will also feel good doing it.

Ed Sykes is a professional speaker, author, and leading expert in the areas of leadership, motivation, stress management, customer service, and team building. You can e-mail him at, or call him at (757) 427-7032. Goto his web site,, and signup for the newsletter, OnPoint, and receive the free ebook, "Empowerment and Stress Secrets for the Busy Professional."

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