Bo Bennett

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A dead end can never be a one way street; you can always turn around and take another road.
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.
A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album. Future
A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success. Success
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
Affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires.
An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame. Success
An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information.
Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money. Success ;Money, Coins & Minting
As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession. Business, Commerce & Finance
Avoiding the phrase 'I don't have time...', will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life. Life ;Time
Be friendly to everyone. Those who deserve it the least need it the most.
Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.
Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time. Time
Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.
Enthusiasm is not the same as just being excited. One gets excited about going on a roller coaster. One becomes enthusiastic about creating and building a roller coaster.
Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness. Life
Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as 'uncertain' is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy.
Every minute you spend in your life is either spent bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals. Life
Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. Truth ;Trust
Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Success
Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.
I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.
If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers.
If you are only doing what you are getting paid for, and doing it no better than the average employee, then your pay is most likely right where it should be.
If you have not taken the time to define what happiness means to you, what have your spent your whole life pursuing? Life ;Time ;Happiness & Unhappiness
If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history. Time ;History
If you want plenty of experience in dealing with difficult people, then have kids.
In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.
It is not our mistakes that define who we are; it is how we recover from those mistakes.
It's not people who resent successful people; it's resentful people who resent successful people.
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human.
Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.
Not being in tune with your customers is like living in an alternate reality; the way you think your customers feel about your product is not always the same as what your customers really think about your product.
Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you 'don't have the time'. Time
One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing. Life ;Happiness & Unhappiness ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Peeves do not make very good pets.
People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life. Life
Remember that it is not where you come from, or not even where you are; it is where you are going that matters most.
Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have.
Show interest in all people, not just those from whom you want something. Making people feel important and good about themselves is just the right thing to do.
Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family. Time ;Families, Children & Parenting
Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals. Success
Success is not in what you have, but who you are. Success
The best way to lose a job is just not to care. When you do not care, it shows in everything you do.
The concept of the 'good ol' days' must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success. Society ;Success
The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.
The secret to having everything you want out of life is the realization that you really don't want most of the things you think you want. Life
There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice. Fame
Think before you act and act on what you believe.
Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success. Success
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. Power
To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present. Future
Traditional investment vehicles such as IRAs, CDs, stocks and bonds do have their place, but for the rich, they are used more as temporary storage facilities rather than life-long homes.
True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
Untapped potential is the difference between where a person is now and where he or she can be.
Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way to keep the audience involved. Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention?
Value people on their potential, not on their history. History
Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose.
We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts. Success
While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Happiness & Unhappiness
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions. Leaders & Leadership
You are not, nor ever will be, better than anyone else besides the person you are now.