When is the last time someone told you, “I’m proud of you”? Not for what you’ve done or accomplished but just for being you. If you are like most people, it’s been far too long.
Those four words are some of the most encouraging words we can hear. That’s why I whisper them to our daughter every night before she goes to sleep.
No matter what she did or didn’t do that day, no matter what she accomplished or how she acted, she will hear those four powerful words:
“I’m proud of you.”
I’m about to share two incredible techniques that will:
Increase employee engagement
Get your kids more involved at home
Have customers coming back for more
Allow you to be an influencer-extraordinaire
One book that I have read and re-read is Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive by Robert Cialdini, Noah Goldstein, and Steve Martin (not that Steve Martin. As far as I know this one is not particularly funny).
By now, there is more highlighted than there is not highlighted and each time a few chapters speak to me in a way they did not the first or eleventh times.
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What lessons can you learn from a dog? I’ve written before about the importance of greeting people like dogs and today Dan Erickson shares three more lessons from his dog, Shep. Dan is a writer, blogger, teacher, and musician. He was the child victim of a religious cult and struggled through his twenties, but came […]