7 Vital Differences Between the Successful and Unsuccessful

Habits are a crucial key to differences between the successful and unsuccessful. Do you know what these differences are? If you haven’t discovered how to align your thoughts with those who are successful it’s time to start.

The people you hang around and the things you are willing to do will make a huge difference in your life. Does this mean that others are responsible for your success? Of course not, but when you spend your time around others that are successful you are more likely to think and act like they do.imgres

Today, I’ll share 7 vital differences between the successful and unsuccessful so that you can see how and where you fit in, and what changes you need to make.

See the Differences Between the Successful and Unsuccessful

If you want to change your life and have more success, you’ll need to do more than just wish it into being. It’s important that you are able to see the differences between the successful and unsuccessful people around you so you’ll know you need to model your life after.

Successful people achieve more because they put others first. This is just one of the basic foundations for success in life and in business.

1. Help others. Did you know that successful people help others succeed? Rather than trying to keep others down or below their feet, successful people always put the needs of others first. If you want to see others fail you’ll put yourself in a dangerous place.

2. Change is good! If you want to have success, you’ll understand that change is inevitable. Embrace change and you’ll move through life in a more fluid fashion. If you are afraid to change, then you’ll never be able to move forward. Remember, life is what you make of it, but you should also know that changes will come and you need to embrace them.

3. Talk about events. Did you know that unsuccessful people spend most of their time talking about people? If you look at successful people they are always talking about events along with their dreams and goals. Gossip won’t yield you many benefits.

4. Be responsible for yourself and your shortcomings. Did you know that one of the greatest keys to success is to admit that you are wrong? It takes bravery to be responsible for yourself and to admit to your shortcomings. If you can admit your faults and what you need to change to be better, you’ll go a lot further in life.

5. Be a student of your craft. If you want to continue to learn new things you’ll be able to broaden your horizons and your bank account. If you believe that you are beyond learning more, you’ll stunt your growth in life and in your business.

6. Gratitude and appreciation. Gratitude should be your attitude. If you are grateful for your opportunities and appreciative of what others do for you, you’ll see that those individuals are more apt to continue to help you. This may bring great networking opportunities to you as well as new friendships that last a lifetime.

7. Forgive. You’ve heard the phrase that comes from scripture; “Forgive seventy times seven.” This is true. If you are quick to forgive and you make peace within yourself you’ll be able to work through anything. People that hold grudges are less likely to succeed. They are more focused on their own problems and they feel as though they are entitled to something.tumblr_n35durygPN1srfz27o1_1280

Life isn’t fair, but you can choose to work through things and become successful. What is it that you want most from life? Do you want to help others and see them succeed?

If you do, and you are committed to seeing them through, you’ll discover that your life gets easier and more prosperous as you continue to see the differences between the successful and unsuccessful.

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The Thanksgiving Day Workout

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of family and food, but it’s hard to avoid the need for the Thanksgiving Day workout.Fit-It-In-Turkey-Day-Workout-from-The-Lyons-Share

I get it. All you want to do is sit in the recliner or lay on the couch and watch football, but remember…it all goes into your body and can cause you to grow a few rolls. (No, I don’t mean the rolls on the table!)

If you’re traveling, this could be especially difficult. So, how do you combat this issue of putting on more pounds because you missed some time in the gym and because you ate too much?

Today, I’ll share the details of the Thanksgiving Day workout, and what you can do to make sure you don’t pile on the pounds after it’s over.

The Simple Thanksgiving Day Workout

Circuit-weight training is a great option for those who travel far for Thanksgiving. Missing workouts can put you into a real bind when you’re used to working out consistently.

You can use this circuit-weight training program in the comfort of your own home, and you can do it when it’s convenient for you.

The key is choosing exercises that you enjoy, and focusing on repetitions. The truth is, circuit training IS a great Thanksgiving Day workout. Here’s how you can go about doing it.

1. Pick the exercises you like. (Make them a combination of weight training and cardio).

2. Stagger the length of time you do your repetitions. (Some will be 5 minutes and some 6 minutes).

3. Make your workout a total of 20 minutes.


The major difference is how you start your day. This means that you need to start with a healthy breakfast before you do anything else.

Then you need to make sure you complete your workout. This is all prior to eating by the way! A major factor in getting fit is that you want to heat up the body prior to a meal. This turns the body into a furnace so to speak, and it means you’ll burn up calories a lot faster.

What could be better than turning your body into a furnace to burn off the not so good stuff? This is effective all the time, so it shouldn’t be ONLY on Thanksgiving that you choose to workout like this.
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Completing the Thanksgiving Day Workout First

When it’s time to workout, workout. Don’t let anything deter you from getting your workout done. You can do a hefty circuit training workout in just 20 minutes, but focus on form and repetitions first.

The idea isn’t to work out for long periods of time, but it’s the quality of the workout and it’s a matter of how hard you can push yourself in a short period of time.

If you aren’t sure what type of workout is right for you, go to a reputable gym and connect with a trainer that can help assess your needs.
Once you do this, you’ll be able to lay out a plan for your workout for a better you and a healthier you all thanks to the Thanksgiving Day Workout.

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Work out at Home With the Right Resources

It is possible for you to work out at home with the right resources, but you may need help finding those resources. Oftentimes, the pressure to buy a gym membership is so great that people buy one at the start of a new year to save face for resolutions.

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Happy young woman smiling after exercising

Even if you have access to a gym where you live, it may not have the equipment that you need to give you a solid, full-body workout. Here’s the thing; you can get a full-body workout without going to the gym.

There are tons of programs that can help you work the whole body, and there are also workouts that can help you get some good cardio conditioning. Today, I’ll share with you how you can work out at home with the right resources and where you can find them.

Work Out at Home and Explore Your Other Options

There are tons of resources you can use to help you work out at home, even if you don’t have the money to spend. You just need to know where to look. Here are some great ideas on how you to help you get fit without buying that expensive gym membership.

1. Public Library. Did you know that your public library has a ton of DVD’s that you can check out? There are hundreds if not thousands available to you, and you’ll find everything to help you including DVD’s on yoga, Pilates, weight training, and more!

2. Netflix and Hulu. There are tons of programs on Netflix that you can view each day to help you get in a good home workout. If you have purchased the membership to Netflix, you’ll get more than a good workout at home. You get the benefit of movies and TV shows that you love too!

3. Lifehacker Groups. There are tons of emails that go out from the Lifehacker, but there are groups that you can work out with in your local area. The best part is that you can use this workout 4 days a week and you’re done.

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There are so many workouts that you can do at home, it’s just a matter of finding the workout that is right for you. If you check out DVD’s at the library, then you can use a different one each week to mix it up.

When weather is bad, you still have the advantage when you choose to work out at home. Don’t focus too much on weight loss, but rather how great you’ll feel when you get moving. There is no reason that you need to worry about buying an expensive gym membership when you are able to work out at home!

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6 Things You Should Know Before Marketing with Webinars

Content marketing is still growing and still being called “king”, but what you may not know is that marketing with webinars will climb the charts in 2015.

EBooks, blogs, videos and podcasts are all great ways to share knowledge, but what you may not realize is just how important it is to use webinars to market your business.

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If you’ve ever attended a webinar to learn something new, you know how valuable they can be. It’s important that you are able to change up the way you present facts in general, and if you can do that you’ll get more visitors to your website in the long-run.

What will make the difference when it comes to building your business? Today, I’ll share with you why marketing with webinars is a critical piece of the puzzle, and WHY so many are attending webinars versus seminars to learn better business skills.

Why Marketing with Webinars is Critical for Your Business

If you could learn one more method of building your business, would you take the time to learn more? Chances are, you’ve attended at least webinar in your life.

Whether or not that webinar had anything to do with building a business doesn’t really matter. You most likely signed up to attend a webinar because you want to learn something from an expert that was on the webinar.

You were probably on the webinar for an hour or more, depending on the presenter. Whatever the reason, you discovered the power of being able to learn something new from the comfort of your own home.

This is the key! You were able to learn on your terms, and in a convenient fashion. Think about how much seminars have cost you in the past, and how much time you spent with travel and money spent for a hotel room if it was out of town.

There are tons of reasons that webinars are ideal.

1. Anyone can attend from anywhere.

2. They can be pre-recorded when necessary.

3. There are various tools available to help you run them and do screen shares.

4. When you run the webinar, you control the date and time.

5. When you are an attendee, you can attend for FREE (in most cases), and learn from the comfort of your own home.

6. Most webinars have Q and A sessions at the end, which means you can ask questions and the presenter will answer in real-time.

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Webinar word on a calendar page to invite or remind you of a special online seminar or educational information sharing session to attend

Webinars are a cost-effective tool, and they are still one of the most underutilized tools. Marketing with webinars is gaining in popularity, and webinars will continue to gain popularity as more and more individuals consider entrepreneurship.

Even if you choose to grow your business part-time from home, webinars are another way to connect with your audience. You can invite people to come, and when you allow them to ask questions, you are inviting them to get to know you.

Be personal, and ask your audience questions. Provide lots of value on the webinar and you’ll quickly gain their respect. Webinars are not expensive, but you need to use them on a regular basis. Be consistent, and your audience will know when to expect more webinars from you.

Marketing with webinars could potentially take over the digital world in 2015, and in the near future almost everything will be done on the screen at your kitchen table!

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Using Free Tools for Online Marketing

Tools for online marketing can cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars, but you don’t have to use them all to have success. In fact, there are tons of tools that you can start using for FREE.Internet-Marketing-Tools-20151

There are probably many resources or things you can do on your own to get started that you didn’t think of before. How is it possible that you can market online for free and generate huge profits over time?

Today, I’ll share with you what some of these tools for online marketing are, and how you can use the free tools to get started regardless of your income situation.

Tools for Online Marketing that Won’t Cost You a Dime

When was the last time you read a newspaper? Yes, there are some folks still reading them but I am not one of them. Newspaper began to die in 2007, but now almost everything is circulated online.

Because the internet has evolved ways of using the internet and marketing online are cheaper. Here are some tools and resources that you can create for your online marketing campaign.

1. Write a press release. You’ve probably heard of PRWeb. It’s a great site for publishing press releases, but you can write one yourself and share it across social platforms. A press release is news, and if you are just starting your business be sure to share it with the world! There are several FREE sites that allow you to publish your press release including, IdealMarketers.com, PRLog.org, and many more.

2. Build a presence on a niche social media site. Did you know that there are social media platforms that are dedicated to niche markets? If your business revolves around travel, then choose a site like TripAdvisor, or even Trivago. If your business is planning weddings, then you’ll want to focus on building your presence on Brides.com, or even TheKnot.com. Make sense?

3. Comment, comment, comment. Did you know that commenting on blogs is a great way for you to become known? Focus on reading blogs from others in your niche market, and when you comment always leave your URL behind where those folks can find you.

4. Become the expert. Being the expert is what it’s all about. If you position yourself as the expert you’ll be the first person that others seek out for help. Write an article that shares the “how to” with others, and be sure to publish it on Wikihow.com or Answers.com.

5. Start and maintain a blog. Blogging is a big part of business these days. This isn’t about just setting up a blog, but about really creating a site that is loaded with valuable content. The more valuable information you share, the more valuable you will become.


There are tons of ways to build your business for free but you have to research them upfront. Don’t spend money until you have exhausted these creative options. You’ll be so glad that you took the time to learn more about using these tools for online marketing.

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Protein that Fights Cancer

Many of you reading this are fully aware that protein is good for you, but what you may not know is there protein that fights cancer.

This discovery was made specifically during research done by Ohio State on prostate cells. While tons of research has been done on cancer and how to fight it and treat it, we haven’t heard a lot about the natural treatment or method of fighting cancer cells.

Today, I’ll share with you the amazing research that shows there is protein that fights cancer, specifically with prostate in this case.

Protein that Fights Cancer is Easy to Obtain

You have probably heard of whey protein, and most likely you’ve heard about the shakes that contain it. However, what you may not have heard is that studies at Ohio State showed that this protein has high levels of glutathione that combat cancer cells.

Glutathione occurs naturally in the body, and a shortage of it could lead to multiple health problems. Additionally, this protein helps with slowing down the aging process. How about that for a two-in-one solution?

This protein that fights cancer is essentially putting up roadblocks because it is so high in antioxidants. This is because p53, will essentially destroy those unhealthy cells. If you knew that you could get this protein into your body through shakes or other means, why wouldn’t you?

Sure, it’s one of those things that you just think about as an unknown. The reality is that it does work. It sort of makes you wonder WHY America is doing what it’s doing. It has been said that if Americans were healthier, Congress would go broke. Is it true?

Manuel Serrano, the Senior Researcher at the Spanish National Research Center in Madrid, was interviewed by ABC News back in March. He shared that while the process of how this happens isn’t fully understood, they have been able to watch this happen in mice.

In Serrano’s lab, they genetically engineered some mice with these proteins to see what happened. These mice lived longer, and they were healthier. This is where the rubber meets the road so to speak, and not to mention that this is a naturally occurring protein.

How do you feel about this research? Doesn’t this make you wonder why this hasn’t been mentioned before? While this could be viewed as appalling to many, it stands to reason that most folks take what they hear as truth from a doctor without any real research being done.

I know this isn’t always easy. Having watched so many loved ones die from cancer, it makes me want to know more. This is why I am on a mission to provide you with more information about cancer and these natural treatments.

Diet is truly everything, and of course, modern medicine can play a great part when the natural and modern methods are combined. What are your thoughts? I hope you’ll share them with me below.

Now you know, that there is a protein that fights cancer, and you don’t have to walk the journey alone!


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Connecting With Your Customers

Connecting with your customers is the key to building a real relationship with them, and above all it means that you are making the effort to get to know them. The personal touch is more important than it ever has been, but understanding how to connect with them is important.

Is it possible for you to find the balance and be professional while making a personal connection with your customer? Today I’ll share with you how you can make this connection while building your business and earning respect.

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Why Connecting with Your Customers Improves Their Lives

Commercials and other types of ads bombard you every day, so it’s no surprise that you often wonder how your marketing affects your customer. Is your marketing getting them to take action?

The ability to entertain your customers is great, but it’s also ideal that you get your message across. The message has to be relevant to them. If you can create marketing campaigns that are interesting and educational for your customers, then you’ll be able to connect with them on a personal level.

Here are some things to keep in mind as you build a marketing campaign to start connecting with your customers.

1. You need to know your customer inside and out.

2. You need to know where your customer lives.

3. You need to know where your customer works.

4. You need to know what your customer likes to eat and drink.

5. You need to know what zip code they live in.

6. What type of car does your customer drive?

7. Where does your customer prefer to vacation?

8. What is their favorite color?

These are all relevant points to make because they make up the ideal person that will be buying from you.

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You have to add value but you won’t be certain of where you can add it unless you study your customer inside and out. You can have a wonderful product that offers all of the bells and whistles under the Sun, but keep in mind that none of it matters unless it’s going to solve your customer’s problem.

What is your customer looking for? What do they want most? Is your customer seeking to solve a problem about what to eat? What to wear? What is it that you want to accomplish?

One of the greatest things that businesses miss today is getting the customer to say “wow”. There should be a sense of urgency in any marketing campaign to not just entice someone to buy from you but there should be a sense of urgency to give the customer an experience.

While the goal is to make the experience unforgettable for the customer, it takes time to build a marketing campaign. You won’t be able to build something that attacks all of the problems overnight. You need to get to know your customer but you also need to focus on learning more about their life and what other problems they face.

Giving the customer an experience is the best way to approach running your business, but connecting with your customer is an absolute must.

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