Monthly Archives: October 2014
It’s likely that almost everybody has heard the philosophy, “When a door closes, a window opens.” which simply reminds us that while it may seem at the time that something is going away, it’s not productive to focus on that alleged loss, but rather, we should be expecting a new opportunity. It’s a true prosperity consciousness thought process, and I’ve always considered it with a little extra detail about the window; that being that we can’t just wait for a windy blast to shake the window. We need to be watching closely for a slight ruffle of the drapes so we’ll know that it’s time to take action and open the window.
I was reminded of my take on doors and windows when, during a recent road trip, I happened upon a radio show on Sirius/XM. The discussion was about people, and how your interaction with them in business or personal relationships will often play out in percentages. Here are the numbers:
Category A: 25% of people you meet and deal with will not like you, and they never will.
Category B: 25% of people you meet and deal with will not like you, but can be persuaded to… Continue reading