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It was an experience to read Odette Laurie book. It may be dedicated for women as mention on the cover. The men can certainly learn from many of the quotes shared in the book
Below are a few that I enjoyed!
" Most of what you TRY will FAIL. But with each failure you will come that much closer to SUCCESS. F A I L. So be PERSISTENT. (Think Thomas Edison.)
"There is room for YOU at the top. As a matter of fact, there is much more room at the top than there is at the bottom. All you have to do is get there. At the bottom, there are a lot more people and so much more competition. Look up, way up, and you will see a much more civilized bunch, ready and eager to take on new recruits.
"Each day, you can be on step closer to your (dream) but only if you take (action)"
" TOO MANY PEOPLE think that when they have it all figured out, they don't need to learn more, So they stop learning, and then they stop being successful. This is called EGO Great thinks never come from ego. So be a LIFELONG LEARNER!"
" Build your own mental muscle. Get Strong. Never lie down and wait for the train.You know you can DO IT"
"Networking is like dating. You will never meet anyone if you sit at home. Networking 101"
" # Know your numbers All OF THEM! Know them, and know what they mean to your life. I didn't ....once...and that was all it took."
" Networking happens anywhere and everywhere...Tell Talk to everyone you meet about your business!
Get more information on Odette Laurie (click on link below) Learn more
You made the
transition from a long standing career in the corporate field to getting into
the coaching and speaking field.What
did you learn along the way?
There are a couple
of key messages: doing what you love and building a support network around
yourself. I had a wonderful, long career at a large, global company and when I
decided to go out on my own, the biggest thing for me was deciding what my
values were in my life and career, what I enjoyed doing the most and was really
good at, and then finding a way to do that on my own.
It can be hard slogging
at times, especially at the beginning, so loving what you do every day makes
all the difference in the world. The other key for me was creating a support
network; I have a coach, accountability partners and mentors that I can lean on
when needed, and, more importantly, who give me a push when needed. In the
corporate world, there is a built-in support network, but when you are an
entrepreneur, you need to build it on your own.
Without loving what I do, and
without my team behind me, entrepreneurship would be much more difficult.
Can you share some
strategies and tips on the power of having goals and how to achieve them?
It’s simple, but not
easy. Research shows that people who have clear written goals are ten times
more likely to achieve them than those who do not. Five simple steps you can
take are: i) decide what you want (write out 10 goals for career and
life), ii) make them SMART (Specific, Measurable, Aligned with your
values, Realistic, Timebounded), iii) write them out every single day,
iv) develop a plan (a chronological list of the steps you need to take
to achieve each goal) and then v) do at least one thing every single day
that is on that list, to move you towards accomplishment of your goals.
takes time and effort, however every minute spent planning can save up to ten
minutes in execution, because you know exactly what to do to get where you want
to go. You don’t head out to a new destination without looking at a map. Similarly,
you can’t achieve your goals if you don’t know the steps you need to take to
Invest time now, and the
results will come.
has been coaching and training others to help them grow and meet their
professional and personal goals for over 25 years. She is a Certified
FocalPoint Business Coach and Trainer, helping Business Owners and
Professionals achieve their goals, and has been a guest speaker at RBC Small
Business Advice events, Youth Innovators conference and Toronto Public Library.
She previously spent over 25 years at Procter & Gamble, contributing to both
business and organizational development. She can be reached at email@example.com. Check her out on
LinkedIn at Jayne Huhtanen
It was amazing journey to have opportunity to meet John Robinson Jr and great honour and awesome experience to read this awesome book.
I met John Robinson Jr. at Author's event in early 2013. There were 60+ plus amazing entrepreneur and professionals who were in the process of writing books or had completed their books.
I had brief and memorable conversation with him and went on my journey that night. Fast forward to December 2013 and I sent a message to him if his book has been completed. (Currently read and review books on my blog since mid 2012)
I was on weekend trip to Niagara Falls,Ontario and felt that was great place to read it!. He sent me a copy via Kindle and went on my way to the Joy and Love capital of the world.
Reading the 1st few pages I was fascinated on his journey on why he wrote the book, and the amazing journey he was on completing it.There were some great exercises to complete from videos to watch and word association game to complete. The were inspiring and powerful with great message.
The journey of success begins for many of us in many ways from finding love, enjoying our career and being with friends and loved one.
Joy and Love will captivate your interest and bring you on path of learning important life strategies on health, friendships and power of your energy has for you and others in quest of life.
"Joy and Love is about the journey we travel and the people we meet and connect with. John Robinson Jr. shares a brilliant aspect of life is what we make it and we do have choices on how we define it" Jim Pagiamtzis