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#596 Persistence In Asking for What You Want

If you are asking for something significant, it may not happen as quickly as you would like. Having persistence in asking for what you want dramatically increases you chances of success.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Go beyond what anyone expects, Manage Up, Podcasts, rejection, resistance, setbacks, success.

Give

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I recently moved and my wife decided to replace the majority of our furniture. An acquaintance mentioned that she knew a nice man with four daughters and limited means. We asked if he would be interested in two bedrooms worth of furniture. He proceeded to come and pick up everything. We called him a again after we realized we had a few additional items. When he arrived for the second load he told us how excited his girls were. They looked forward to going to sleep each night and they even took turns sleeping in the top bunk.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in give of yourself, Go beyond what anyone expects, happiness, mentor.

#290 Random Acts of Kindness

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt As we get close to the holidays, think of random acts of kindness you can do for the people you encounter.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in be kind, give of yourself, Go beyond what anyone expects, Podcasts.

Give of Yourself

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As I approach a half of a century on the planet, I am beginning to understand that our greatest reward is realized through the service of others. The feeling you get when you give of yourself and have an impact in the life of another is priceless. There are countless ways to do it. I thought I would share a few ideas of some rewards that I have witnessed.

Share your resources–My wife takes care of most of the charitable donations we make in the form of checks and credit card payments. I prefer to give money directly to people that I encounter.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in abundance, give of yourself, Go beyond what anyone expects, Gratitude, Law of Reciprocity.

#188 Exceed Expectations

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If you truly want to make a name for yourself take every opportunity to exceed expectations.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Achieve Success, Bring Value, Exceed Expectations, Go beyond what anyone expects, Podcasts.

#94 Be the Change You Want to See

Instead of complaining about a bad situation, do something about it. Be the change you want to see.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in accept what is, Can't see the whole picture, Get things done, Go beyond what anyone expects, Podcasts, Positive Attitude, Stop Complaining, Take action.

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