Posts Tagged: rule

SUCCESS RULE #35 Learn To Let It Go

You can be bitter or you can be better. As a follower of the Rules and Tools, I want you to choose to be better. During the course of your success, you will undoubtedly come across those who don’t know the rules. Perhaps it’s that difficult person, or someone who will intentionally lie or crossRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE #34 Learn How to Deal with People who are Different Then You

Difficult people. Everyone seems to know one. You can probably think of your own nemesis right now. Truth be told, in all my research, it turns out there are only about a dozen really obnoxious, rude difficult people in the whole world. That’s right only about 12. Now . . . word has it theyRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE #32 Don’t Lie

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche. Lying and untruths are never a good thing. Even “small white lies” set the stage for doubt and distrust. When we lie nothing good comes of it either. Oh there may be some shortRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE #31 Take Care of Your Success

No one cares more about your career than you do. Not your spouse, not your supervisor, manager or your senior leadership. Don’t get me wrong, if they’re extraordinary leaders they will care, but never more than you. It’s the old adage – If you don’t care enough to be concerned about your own success, whyRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE # 30 Maintain a Success Portfolio

A success portfolio is simply a way to provide evidence of your productivity. Why is this important? First, it is a constant reminder of, and accountability to, your success. If you’ve followed these rules and tools, you will recall the first rule is, Success . . . it’s everything you think it is. Success buildsRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE #29 How to Form a Mastermind Alliance

In previous rules I discussed the need to be self-aware of the seeds you sow – your goals, dreams, vision, New Year resolutions, etc. – and what it is you think about. To help, it’s important to have many different sources that continue to remind and reinforce those thoughts and hence your success. In ToolRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE # 28 Create a Vision/Dream Board

Recognizing many of us tend to make New Year Resolutions only for them to fall by the wayside, today, and for the next few upcoming Rules and Tools I’ll share with you tools you can use to increase your success . If you’ve been following LDI’s Rules and Tools for Success for any period ofRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE # 25 – Leverage Your Why

In Rule 24, we spoke about knowing your why, an important rule for success. To generate extraordinary success learn to leverage your why with massive amounts of pain. When asked, many people believe it is the desire for pleasure that motivates us, more money, beautiful home, phenomenal vacations. On the contrary. Certainly many people wouldRead… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE # 24 – Know Your Why

This rule is really only for those who, no kidding, are seeking extraordinary success in their lives, whether it be working out of the “C” suite in corporate America, being a successful entrepreneur, becoming a movie or music star, an SES in the government, a senior NCO or Officer in the military, a great momRead… Read more »

Can Green Tape Make An Effective Bureaucracy?

This article was originally published on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s online MPA program blog, Inside the [email protected] — When people think of bureaucracy, thoughts of rules, regulations, “red tape,” or slow-moving actions may come to mind. But there can be benefits to bureaucratic approaches to management, and these benefits can resultRead… Read more »