Today’s Morning Meeting with Daniel Hardwick:
If you want to accomplish anything worthwhile in life you need to remove all fear, remove all doubt, and give it everything you have.
When I was younger, I had a tremendous fear of public speaking. During my senior year of college, I was holding a 3.91 GPA and found myself in an elective public speaking class that was in danger of ruining my GPA. Going into our final presentation, I had a C average in the class. I hated speaking in public and was terrified of getting up in front of my classmates and making a fool out of myself.
A couple days before our final presentation, I approached the professor after class and pleaded with her to help me. I told her that a C in the class would destroy my GPA. She said, “Well you better go home and practice over and over again until you know it cold.” Then she added “I’ll tell you what, if you get an A on the final presentation, I will give you an A for the semester.”
Although the fear and doubt was overwhelming, I went home and practiced for hours on end, until I had it down. The day of the presentation, I grit my teeth, conquered my fear, and nailed the presentation, giving me an A in the class saving my GPA.
As many of you know, I get up in front of my office everyday and put on sales presentations and motivational sales meetings with large groups of 30 plus employees. I have also given presentations in front of 400 plus people at job fairs and seminars. Overcoming my fear of public speaking has changed my life. Not only business wise and financially, but in my personal life as well.
The best way to overcome fear is to tackle it head on and conquer it. Either we control fear, or the fear controls us.
“There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.”
You can succeed in any area of your life as long as you don’t give up on yourself and continue to press forward regardless of what obstacles are in your way. Never, ever, ever give up.
“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”
“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” –Confucius
Every day is a new day! Every call is a new call; and every call is a new opportunity.
Dials equals dollars!
Treat every call likes it is your last call and capitalize on every opportunity.
Mediocrity is for the weak. Complacency is for the weak; and complacency leads to dwelling in the abyss of mediocrity.
Treat each day as if it is your last and make every second of every minute count.
Have a fantastic day full of success and prosperity!!!
Until Next Time,