Boost Your Confidence with Mirror Technique

“Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself. Self-mastery is the hardest job you will ever tackle. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. You may see at one and that same time both your best friend and your greatest enemy-by stepping in front of a mirror.”

– Napoleon Hill

Boost confidence with mirror techniqueIf you want to appear confident and convincing before giving a presentation, follow the mirror technique recommended by Claude Bristol.

When people felt dejected about the circumstances they faced, Bristol made them stand before a full-length mirror and had them take a good look at themselves. He made them look into their own eyes and tell him what they saw. When people look at themselves, their dejection slowly transformed into cheerfulness, and the positive words they utter with conviction help transform their attitude. Continue reading

The Law OF Cause And Effect

“Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Law of cause and effectYou need to gain an understanding of the law of cause and effect in order to get better. The law of cause and effect states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Our results are an effect. The cause is our action. In other words, you are going to get back what you put out.

We live in the world of instant gratification. We need to move from instant gratification to delayed gratification. Develop a long term perspective to leave a legacy for ourselves. Continue reading

The Law of Increasing Returns

Law of increasing returnsThe law of increasing returns states that the quantity and quality of the extra service you offer will come back to you greatly multiplied.

Consider the farmer who plants a crop of wheat. If he harvested only one grain of wheat for each grain he planted, he would be wasting his time. Instead, every successful grain produces a stalk containing many more grains. Of course, a few don’t sprout, and he has to discipline his disappointment, but whatever problems a farmer may face, getting back many times more wheat grains than he or she planted is not one of them. Continue reading

Overcoming the Fear of Poverty

fear of povertyAn important part of opening your mind to faith is to remove your limiting beliefs. Nearly everyone suffers from at least one of the seven basic fears.

Fear of poverty is the most damaging of the seven basic fears, and the hardest to conquer, because it brings so much suffering and misery. It can make you blind to good opportunities and paralyze into inaction. Much of the fear of poverty comes from your bitter experiences in dealing with others who have proved untrustworthy and willing to exploit you for their own benefit.

To remove this fear from your mind, look for these signs and learn how to tackle them. Continue reading