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TipsForSuccess: How to Be a Better Friend to Yourself

 

 

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How to Be a Better Friend to Yourself

If you hate yourself, you will most likely fail. If you love yourself, your chances of success are much higher.

So what can you do to increase your love for yourself?

Simple!

"If you love others, you will love yourself."
"If you hate others, you will hate yourself."
"A healthy state of being is to be a friend to yourself." -- L. Ron Hubbard

Exercise


You can try this concept right now.

1. Take a minute to hate people. Look at a few people and just hate them. How do you feel about yourself?

2. Now love others. Look around and love everyone you see. How do you feel about yourself now?

3. Spend all day loving people. Find something you love about everyone you meet. Continue until your opinion of yourself improves.

Your road to success is much easier if you are your own best friend!

 

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TipsForSuccess: How to Guarantee Your Success

 

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How to Guarantee Your Success

"In life, the only real guarantee of survival is abundance." -- L. Ron Hubbard from Self Analysis

For example, George needs $3000 per month to pay his bills and he earns that same amount from his job: $3000 per month. As a result, George is stressed and at risk. He cannot guarantee that he'll have $3000 to pay his bills every month.

He may get sick and miss work for a week. His company may ask him to reduce his hours. He may have forgotten about his tax bill and actually needs $3500 per month.

Donna also needs $3000 per month, but before she allowed her monthly needs to grow to $3000 per month, she figured out how to earn $8000 per month. If she misses a week of work or needs to give her sister an emergency loan, she can do it.

Even though she can afford a fancier apartment or a new car, she keeps her monthly needs at $3000 per month. When it comes to money, she is relaxed and confident. Her chances of survival are much better than George's.

The greater your abundance, the more likely your success is guaranteed.

More Examples


Salesman Pete needs to sell 10 cars per week to keep his favorite work shift. He plans on how to sell 30 cars per week. By working hard to sell 30, he always gets at least 10.

Executive Chris absolutely needs to be in New York for a meeting tomorrow morning. She makes a flight reservation on two different airlines. She has no stress when driving to the airport. As soon as she takes off with her first flight, her assistant cancels the extra flight.

Computer programmer Nick loses a full day of production when his old computer crashes and burns out forever. To increase his chances of success, he buys two identical computers. He installs his software programs on both computers. He keeps his files synchronized so if one computer ever fails, his production never stops.

Marci wants to get married, but after breaking up with the first boyfriend last year and breaking up with the second boyfriend this year, she decides to make a change. Instead of going out with just one fellow at a time, she decides to form friendships with five gentlemen. Within a few months, Marci is engaged to be married.

If you need one job, apply for 10. If you want to find the perfect house, go look at 25 houses. If you want to lose 10 pounds, dedicate yourself to lose 30 pounds.

If you want a stable career, learn twice as many skills as you need. If you need three hours for an important project, schedule five hours. If you need one great assistant, hire three.

"In life, the only real guarantee of survival is abundance." -- L. Ron Hubbard

Recommendations


1. Write down what you need to succeed. As well as your financial needs, what else do you need?

2. Ask yourself, "How can I get three to ten times more than what I need?"

3. Plan how to get that extra abundance and go for it.

Only with this abundance is your success is guaranteed.

 

 

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TipsForSuccess: A Powerful Success Habit

 

 

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A Powerful Success Habit

Your ability to learn, to educate yourself, is vital to your success. If you can learn new subjects and master new skills, your opportunities expand significantly. For example, you could write computer programs, understand and work in the international financial world or repair any equipment made.

L. Ron Hubbard discovered several reasons people have a hard time learning. Instead of placing the blame on teachers, society or the lack of education funds, his solutions revolve around study habits.

One of the most important study habits you can have is to use a dictionary.

The Misunderstood Word

This study technique involves the most important study habit you can form. This one habit will allow you to successfully learn any subject, no matter how advanced.

To use this tool, you will need a dictionary. If you do not own one, you must get one. The best dictionary uses simple, easy-to-understand words in the definitions. It's also important that the dictionary shows you the roots (derivations) of words.

Get out your dictionary and look at a few definitions. Are they easy for you to understand? If not, consider buying a simpler dictionary, such as a student or intermediate-level dictionary. If your dictionary is too simple, and does not give you derivations, get a more advanced dictionary.

You can also use the free dictionaries stored on the Internet, such as www.onelook.com.

Using a dictionary, you can now form the following study habit:

"The only reason a person gives up a study or becomes confused or unable to learn is because he or she has gone past a word that was not understood.

"The confusion or inability to grasp or learn comes AFTER a word that the person did not have defined and understood.

"Have you ever had the experience of coming to the end of a page and realizing you didn't know what you had read? Well, somewhere earlier on that page you went past a word you had no definition for or an incorrect definition for.

"Here's an example. 'It was found that when the crepuscule arrived the children were quieter and when it was not present, they were much livelier.' You see what happens. You think you don't understand the whole idea, but the inability to understand came entirely from the one word you could not define, crepuscule, which means twilight or darkness. (Note: Read the crepuscule sentence again now that you understand the word.)

"It may not only be the new and unusual words that you will have to look up. Some commonly used words can often be misdefined and so cause confusion.

"This datum about not going past an undefined word is the most important fact in the whole subject of study. Every subject you have taken up and abandoned had its words which you failed to get defined.

"Therefore, in studying be very, very certain you never go past a word you do not fully understand. If the material becomes confusing or you can't seem to grasp it, there will be a word just earlier that you have not understood. Don't go any further, but go back to BEFORE you got into trouble, find the misunderstood word and get it defined." -- L. Ron Hubbard

Which areas in life do people avoid? Government, taxes, investments, law, medicine, electronics, high tech and so on.

Which areas have the most difficult words? Government, taxes, investments, law, medicine, electronics, high tech and so on.

When people cannot understand the words, they hate the subject. When people understand the words in a subject, they can master the subject.

For example, if you wanted to learn how to form corporations, you could master the subject on your own. First, you could go to the library and check out books on forming corporations. You would then use your dictionary and slowly read the first page of the first book. You would use your dictionary to clear up every word that you weren't sure about. You would probably start with the word "corporation." (Do you know what "corporation" really means? Look it up!) (Corporation: "Something that represents a group of individuals, which is created by law, and exists independently of the individuals. A corporation can act as if it were an individual and own things, sell things, assume legal risks and so on.")

Knowing where words come from (the derivations) also increases your understanding. For example, "corporation" and "corpse" both come from the Latin word "corpus" meaning "body."

While reading your first corporation book you would never go past a sentence that didn't make sense. Never! You would look up the definition of every confusing word. If it still didn't make sense, you would look up every single word in the sentence. You would not read past the sentence until it was perfectly clear to you. As long as you were using the proper definitions for the words, the sentence would then make sense.

Learning about corporations might take a few days, but by the time you finished the first book, you would have a good understanding of corporations. By the time you finished the fifth book, you would know more about forming corporations than 99% of the population.

You could then form your own corporation. Instead of paying an attorney $2500 to put it together for you, you would pay an attorney $200 to check over your work.

What subject do you wish you could understand? Imagine what you could do if you understood all the words in that subject. You could read a book or manual and do anything!

You could build a web site, repair a car engine, prepare your own tax return, operate a bulldozer, understand diseases, do legal work and handle investments more easily.

Understanding the correct definition of every word in a sentence guarantees you correctly understand the sentence. Understanding every sentence you hear or read opens the door to mastering any topic.

So look up your words!

Your success depends on it.

 

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TipsForSuccess: Parents

 

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 Parents: Your Greatest Supporters

"Children are indebted to their parents for their upbringing -- if the parents did so. While some parents are so fiercely independent that they will accept no return on the obligation, it is nevertheless true that there often comes a time when it is the turn of the younger generation to care for their parents." -- L. Ron Hubbard from The Way to Happiness

How much did your parents pay to raise you? How much did they pay for your food, clothing, medical care, dental care, housing, child care and so on?

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, raising a child currently costs from $124,800 to $249,180. Up to a quarter-million dollars! For some of our parents, raising us was a major financial burden.

Some children say, "I don't like how my parents raised me. They ruined my life. I owe them nothing!" Even if true, we must remember this:

"One cannot overlook the fact that almost always, parents are acting from a very strong desire to do what they believe to be best for the child. In spite of all, one must remember that they are the only parents one has. And as such, no matter what, one should honor* them and help them." -- L. Ron Hubbard (*honor: to respect; to treat with courtesy)

Because most parents do not want you to repay the thousands that you owe them, you can and should honor and help them.

Ten Ways to Honor and Help The People Who Raised You

1. Always remember Mother's Day, Father's Day and their birthdays.

2. Talk to them or visit them on a regular basis.

3. Be generous with them.

4. Share your successes.

5. Stop asking them to solve your problems.

6. Treat them with respect and courtesy at all times.

7. Ensure they have the healthcare insurance and long-term care arrangements they might need.

8. Get your brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and children to honor and help them.

9. As they reach the ends of their lives, ensure they are as happy and comfortable as possible.

10. Thank them for raising you, teaching you and helping you start your adult life.

Summary

To be a huge success, you need all areas of your life to be in good shape. If you have a strained relationship with your parents, it will pull you down to a degree. If you have a wonderful relationship with your parents, it will give you a solid support base on which you can build your success.

After all, your parents have been interested in your success for more years than anyone else you know! 

 

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