Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Dreams Deferred !


A Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up

like a raisin in the sun?

Or fester like a sore -

And then run?

Does it stink like rotten meat?

Or crust and sugar over -

like a syrupy sweet?

Maybe it just sags

like a heavy load.

Or does it explode?

- Langston Hughes

Read it out loud, without trying
to figure out what it means.
And don't stop at the end of a line.
Let the punctuation show you where to pause.

Enjoy Success

Walter Seward


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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Monday, April 14, 2008

Your Closest Friends

Who Are Your Closest 5 Friends?

It is very important to carefully
choose your friends.

Do you know why?

Because Your Life is influenced by your
association with your 5 closest friends

You need to be aware of the company
you keep and who are your 5 closest friends.

You will become like those with whom
you hang around.

Your income will equal the average
of your 5 closest friends.


Wow! Were you taught that in college?

Ask yourself these three questions.

1. Who am I around?

2. What are these people doing to me?
Where are they going, doing, believing, reading?

3. Is that OK - for me?


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If what my closest 5 friends are doing
to me is NOT OK then take these 3 steps:

1. Disassociate yourself from those people
who are not taking you in the direction
you want to go.

2. Disassociate yourself from those people
who are determined to get you off course.

3. Expand your closest associates. Hang
around with incredible people. Get to know
people who are earning more than you.


Find a workout partner who will push you
and hold you accountable.

Walter Seward


Friday, April 11, 2008

So what is a leader?

What does it really take for you
to be looked at as a leader?

You must offer a clear-cut path
in a single direction.

(Grandson Andrew Fuller)
If you give choices,
people will get into a debate
inside their own mind about it.

They feel they don't have enough
experience to make a good choice,
and nothing will happen.

The way their thinking goes,
they don't know how to get to
where they want to be.

They will be totally happy following,
so long as you grab the lead.
Just tell them exactly what
they must do.

Then their only choice
is to follow you or not.

To be an effective leader,
you must have chosen a path
you have very strong belief in.

It's important to be 100% sure,
because any doubt in your voice
or in your actions comes through
loud and clear to everyone
who is looking at you.

If you demonstrate the single-minded
will to lead in one definite direction,
then you have a real opportunity
to gather followers.

But if you are dispersed
and can't focus, then
people will keep on looking
for a leader.

I see too many people
asking for questions when,
if they just Googled their question,
they’d have an answer.

True leaders don't wait
for others to make a move
to do it for them.

They choose a good example,
then they figure it out
and make it work.

A leader entering unknown
territory still doesn't bat an eye.

They do it anyway.

We all have that spark inside us.
Every one of us learns to drive
by driving.

Success as a leader means
you have a "think REALLY big" mindset,
and then doing the necessary actions.

"Your thots create your life"

Any real leader takes pride
in the fact that they are
100% responsible for their future,
so they do the logical actions
that will bring the results they want.

See you in the next issue.

Leaders read this.

Walter & Joy Seward

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Peter Drucker, Business Consultant Asks Questions

Sometimes I struggle and question why
my business is not flourishing.

Why is not generating the cash income I expected?

Peter Drucker, the business management educator
and consultant, asks these questions.

1. What is my business?

2. Who is my customer?

3. What does my customer value?

4. What has been my results?

Would having specific and focused answers
to these questions actually make a difference
in my income?

I look forward to hearing your comments.

Where do you
find success?


"An empty bank account is a reflection of an idea,
a plan or a journey that does not work"

Walter Seward