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Foundations for a Great Presentation with Attitude - Part 2

Posted on: April 10

Author: Admin
Foundations for a Great Presentation with Attitude - Part 2

April 10, 2008Former "Talk of the Town" and "America's Most Wanted" TV host, Debbie Alan, shares a warm and delightful interview with Chicken Soup for the Soul author, Mark Victor Hansen, as he discusses the American economy, success, and his personal life. If you are in the mood to brighten your outlook and increase your possibilities.Mega Success tickets still available for the event on Thursday, April 17 -- don't miss this fantastic opportunity to invest in yourself! Call 866-518-5244 or visit www.tomblackcenter.com Don't forget to ask about Tom's newsletter recipients' special discount!*************************************************************************II. Find Happiness in the JourneyHere is a great quote I want you to memorize: “Happiness is a way of traveling; not some place you arrive. Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”Unfortunately, I didn’t think of it, Abe did. Our most famous president, Abraham Lincoln, said that.When my friend, Mike, graduated from college, he thought he would be happy. He was the first one in his family to get a degree, but he soon learned that a degree did not make him happy. So, he got a sales job and started earning an above-average income, but that didn’t make him happy either. He looked around and wondered, what is making people happy? A lot of people had big houses, so he got one. That didn’t make him happy. What could it be? He saw his friends getting wives, so he got one of those too. Guess what? That didn’t make him happy either. What Mike finally realized is that it isn’t achievement, money, possessions, or someone else that could make him happy. He learned that happiness truly is, as Abe said, a way of traveling and not some place you arrive.There are people without an education who are working for minimum wage, renting an apartment, and driving an old used car who will go to bed tonight happy. Yet here in the richest country in the world, other people will lay their heads down in million dollar homes with all the riches in the world and they are unhappy. Your attitude and happiness is yours to control.There is a thought among people that happiness is something they only find outside their careers. But there is nothing more fulfilling than a lifetime of success in your profession. Stop looking everywhere else; happiness is already in the car with you.Happiness is a Journey, not a Destination…For a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. This perspective has helped me to see there is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. So treasure every moment you have and remember that time waits for no one. – John Phillip Souza.

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