I listened to an amazing conference call this evening. One of them gems from Paul Gravette was "You meet people for a reason. They are a blessing... or a lesson." This really struck me. He encouraged us to think about the people around us. Seriously, think about who we are spending our precious limited time on earth with. I couldn't help but think about how I was showing up in the world too. How am I showing up to my friends and family? Am I pouring into them with a grateful heart or draining them by sharing whining tales of woe? It's important to think about your impact on the world around you and also how much you let other people impact you! Gandhi clearly had it right when he said, "Be the change you want to see!" I am here to spread positive energy, love and light so if you think you see something else from me, take a second and hold a mirror up and make sure its not a reflection of yourself you are seeing. Be joy. Spread joy. Be the blessing, not the lesson!
Do you have people who consistently either pronounce your name incorrectly or spell it wrong- always? If you correct them- they say oh yes, sorry... and do it again. OR maybe you are that person who does it to someone else- all the time? I feel like our name is one thing that is uniquely ours- it's important! It's part of our identity! It helps show the world who we are- the spelling and pronunciation is super important. Because it's right and it's respectful. Let us all make an effort to give people the respect they deserve by using their names correctly, AND spelling them correctly! If we do use it incorrectly and are corrected- make sure we don't forget it again! Let's make an effort do this for one another because we care enough to do it!
You know my devotions this week I was listening to a podcast. The person talked about joy. Radiating joy and how she was with someone sad and down. She decided this gal needed to laugh. So she made a couple funnies and did some other things and she said the other gal laughed and a whole load lifted off her shoulders- it was almost visible. She said she felt pushed in her spirit to reconnect her friend to joy- And there is was- in the silliness- a reason to connect- laugh, have fun -push worry aside and just be present. She went on to talk about being a light in someones darkness. We all have that capability to be a light in someones darkest times. Be joyful- its contagious like the common cold. Spread that stuff like glitter this weekend- Embrace your joy live it- show it on your face spread it around and share your joy! #attractjoy #bealightinsomeonesdarkness
Listen- Yes I am a network marketing professional. Hey this isn't my first rodeo. I used the word professional because I have been in this industry 20 years this year. Good follow up is not a scam, scheme or any such crazy thing. Its ACTUALLY called customer service. For the record- should you decide my product isn't for you - I don't care. Should you decide my opportunity is not for you- I also don't care. What I do care about is that I show up in my life and business with integrity! At the end of the day, whether you EVER place an order doesn't increase my personal benefits from the product. If you join my business and place an order- I damn sure AM not going to consider myself successful with your one order or pay all my bills on your back. Do people have these ridiculous thoughts about the very deceased Sam Walton when you shop in Walmart or Sam's? No- you go get what you want and that's the end of the story. I am no different. Yes- I support my family with sales from my product. The difference is with me YOU choose to buy it- I DO NOT SELL you! Reference point again- I don't care if you order. I cant help it if you are missing out- I am NOT. My experience isn't hooked to yours. I will tell you one thing- if you want on my crap list- tell me you are disappointed in me...and have not a single reason in the world for it. There you will be=Sherri's crap list. I've got NEWS for you- that will immediately put me in a space where I am GRAVELY disappointed in your shallowness and misjudgement, and preconceived idea of my sales scam..blah blah blah......
Opportunity For YOU! -
Opportunities are never lost...someone takes the ones you miss...
Do you have anyone who has reached out to you with an opportunity and you just out of hand said no? You really can't articulate why- you just reflexively said no... you then watched for a while and then... you think... oooh maybe I should have at least asked about it... or not been so quick to say no... It seem a VERY long road back to saying hey... can you tell me a bit about this? MOST NEVER do that... and on the flip side- after 20 years- I know most people who are told no once never ask or follow up again! Don't be THAT person!!! Unless of course your mission is to be the failure that everyone uses as an example of what you should never DO!!!! I challenge you to find something you are passionate about- figure out how to monetize it, and duplicate it! Think about how you accepting the opportunity can create a ripple of blessings! Its right there... You have the ability...but do you have the courage?
Yes. I know. You hear it.. but do you REALLY hear it? Are you creating your success or siting around hoping it will happen? What is your true intention? I don't care whether you want to be PTO president or the CEO of your own company- it takes the EXACT same thing. ACTION! What are you doing that will get you closer to your goals? What action steps are you taking to accomplish your goal? Are you inspiring other to look at what you are doing or to look away? Don't get me wrong- I do not think you should look for peoples approval of your actions, but you DO need action to succeed. Go your own speed, run your own race, be your own boss, listen to people ONLY who are exactly where you want to go- NOT to those who are failing or who have failed at what you are trying to accomplish. If you want to be president of the USA- you should NOT go ask three people who failed! Go ask three people or their campaign managers that WON- what they did RIGHT! Really people- stop spending time with people who are experts are not going to ever accomplish what you are after. Success leaves clues... follow the trail! Align yourself with people who are hitting home runs if you want to be successful in baseball- don't go spend hours with the baseball card collector. Follow the person walking the walk not just talking the talk! Go hit your own dang home run would ya! You can you know....
Electronics and I are NOT friends. Any time I am around they tend to do what they want independent of me I am the one who will click a button on a phone and it will take me to a completely different app for no apparent reason... or like just happened- Tried to watch a video and it turned my computer on airplane mode-twice. I mean really? I am like a wrecking ball! My printer decided to not work- seriously took a couple hours to wade through why. Currently my computer doesn't care I have a mouse plugged into it- it isnt going to recognize it- screw you Sherri! You know I think this might be genetic. This is actually true- my mom actually cant wear a watch- never has been able to because they wont run-neither wind nor battery- they simply wont continue to work- weird huh? I guess I come by this cluster of electronic nightmares honestly- and I really dont even have to touch them- its quite funny! So beware I might just be a wrecking ball with electronics...lol and the ironic thing is I am generally quite handy at fixing things... oh well!
Hmm do you? Do you have every excuse there is for why you are broke, fat, tired, not sleeping, unhappy, single... or whatever? Who is it that is in charge of YOU? Are you the decision maker in your life? Are you just rolling through life being complacent, comfortable...BORING? Like attracts like my friends- Broke friends, you are broke... friends who eat terrible...you will too. If you want more from your life- DO more, BE more GIVE more- and you'll GET more! Life really is a bit like a boomerang- whatever you send out comes back to you BIGGER! Its why I recommend going to sleep with the last conscious thoughts in your mind of where you are headed, positive things you will accomplish and claiming your own abundance via I AM statements. Your brain will work on accomplishing those things you last think on while you get restorative sleep. You ever heard the phrase-put your foot down? I am going to openly suggest you put your foot down and claim your abundance you were destined for and be open to every avenue for success even if you don't think its the obvious one or the one you think is right at first! Opportunities are never lost- someone takes the ones you miss... (drops mic)
I find this to be a common phenomenon. It happens so much in life that I could write for days BUT today I am going to refer to people we perhaps wish we had known better yesterday than we do today. I spent the day with someone I graduated with(and ironically two others classmates who married-their daughter.). And although it has been 34 years since graduation, the stranger thing is we didn't know each other that well in high school. We attended a large high school and had completely different friends. With over 400 classmates- we knew each other- just not well. With age and wisdom and lines and wrinkles, you find out that who you might pick to spend time around today, is vastly different that so many years ago. Or maybe we become more open and realize the little things don't matter and perhaps our thoughts about who were our close friends, isn't as accurate today as it was 35 years ago... It could be simply that our needs in our friendships change over time also. As I look across my Facebook friends, I do realize something. I didn't know what I didn't know until I thought WOW- I didn't know how much I would like that person!!! Well crap-I sure missed out on having that person in my life more so many years ago. I can name 3 or 4 people like that and I think wow- I was rolling through my life and I could have enjoyed the company of these funny, kind, caring people so much sooner and MORE!! Not one to spend time regretting, I will simply make more of a point to make sure I stay connected! I invite you to look back over the years and think of some people you might have liked to have known better and reach out- Facebook is such an easy way to do this...Don't let your opportunities pass you by- we aren't getting any younger! Don't miss out on the people who will still bless you and you can bless in return! Thanks for a super fun time Annette! <3
Okay- I am going to say it... YEP- I am putting it right out there- I HATE this saying so much! Why? Because it feels like saying please- go ahead and pretend to be something you aren't- or lie to peoples faces eventually you will believe it too or make it and then it wont be a lie anymore. UGH- really? Is this sound advice? NO! Control your mindset! Wear the most important fashion you can EVERYDAY- The cloak of confidence! Really- seriously let's face reality and create a positive mind space where we admit who and what we are at this precise time and recognize we have room to grow and develop and that we are in fact on a journey! It's why we don't start at the finish line. There is plenty of learning along the way! Enjoy the journey and the growing process. Don't be fake or say things that just "look" like you are successful- DO things that create success. Be quite up front that if you are working towards a promotion or a rank or advancement of some kind- put it right out there for everyone to see and hear. You can't FAKE confidence you FEEL it. You also cant have it unless you claim it as yours. Sometimes people will try to dig at you to make you think you don't deserve to be confident or successful or that you are less than what you have already achieved. That is simply a reflection of their own inadequacies and weaknesses. Don't FAKE it- you will come off FAKE! Stand in your confidence- learn EVERYTHING you can to be strong, educated in your field, a leader and believe in yourself and your talents and gifts- BELIEVE you will achieve your desired goals and you wont have to fake it at all because before you know it you will have it. #BELIEVEYOUCAN #BEREAL
Just a gal who believes with all her heart she has the power to help others live a life they deserve!