When you’ve been raised a certain way—you know it can be a limitation. When you realize that you were never complimented, you also know it might be difficult for you to compliment people. Then you remind yourself that you have to compliment more frequently until you develop that habit. A lifetime later, I still have problems complimenting people, so I have to work at that.
We all have these little things that can limit our success. Learn to write them down and then learn how to overcome them by going the extra mile. And folks, we can! I could sit back and say, “My dad never complimented me. I can’t compliment anybody, so I’m a failure.” All of us have all the excuses in the world to fail, and that’s the easiest thing to do: fail.
Attitude is your emotional approach to life. It is the framework through which you see events, see other people, and even see yourself. Attitude is very, very important.
Others may say the key is personality or strategy. I’ve heard Mary talk many times when she’s been giving presentations about building a business. She says success has nothing to do with your personality; it’s about having a burning desire.
I’ve seen people that absolutely swore they couldn’t sponsor someone into Young Living, and yet they can give you a sales pitch about their home like nobody’s business! So what made the difference? Their attitude