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Editor’s Note: Resolution Idea: Find the Energy To Do Big Things

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[dropcap cap=W]hen I first read The Power of Full Engagement by Tony Schwartz and Jim Loehr two years ago, my first thought was: I can’t wait to tell 22,000 of my closest friends about it.[/dropcap]

But I did wait. Only two years later (and four additional books on the subject of personal energy), am I finally writing about it in INSTORE (Life Lift, page 74). While resolutions should be made any day or instant, having this appear in January makes sense.

The principles outlined in “Life Lift” aren’t for everybody. But it is the best program I can think of for someone who yearns to do big things, yet occasionally finds himself losing energy, seeking motivation and feeling like he wants to do anything aside from the thing that pays the bills.

For the past couple of years, I have been my own test subject. Though I believe in these principles, I can’t promise miracles. I haven’t written a book yet. I have gotten into shape … and fallen out of shape — a half-dozen times. My work has been good on occasion, less good on others. I’ve had more great ideas than usual, and the quality of my thinking feels higher. But most important, my life is happier when I’m living by these principles, and less happy when I’m not.

Read with an open mind. And if it doesn’t quite convince you, go back to the original sources and see if they can complete the job.

This year, above all, I wish you the energy to do big things.

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Wishing you the very best in business!

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[span class=note]This story is from the January 2011 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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When Zadok Master Jewelers in Houston, Texas, decided to move to a new location (they’d been in the same one for the 45 years they’d been in business), they called Wilkerson to run a moving sale. The results, says seventh-generation jeweler Jonathan Zadok, were “off the charts” in terms of traffic and sales. Why? They took Wilkerson’s advice and stuck to the company’s marketing program, which included sign twirlers — something Jonathan Zadok had never used before. He says a number of very wealthy customers came in because of them. “They said, ‘I loved your sign twirlers and here’s my credit card for $20,000.’ There’s no way we could have done that on our own,” says Zadok. “Without Wilkerson, the sale never, ever would have come close to what it did.”

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Editor’s Note: Resolution Idea: Find the Energy To Do Big Things

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[dropcap cap=W]hen I first read The Power of Full Engagement by Tony Schwartz and Jim Loehr two years ago, my first thought was: I can’t wait to tell 22,000 of my closest friends about it.[/dropcap]

But I did wait. Only two years later (and four additional books on the subject of personal energy), am I finally writing about it in INSTORE (Life Lift, page 74). While resolutions should be made any day or instant, having this appear in January makes sense.

The principles outlined in “Life Lift” aren’t for everybody. But it is the best program I can think of for someone who yearns to do big things, yet occasionally finds himself losing energy, seeking motivation and feeling like he wants to do anything aside from the thing that pays the bills.

For the past couple of years, I have been my own test subject. Though I believe in these principles, I can’t promise miracles. I haven’t written a book yet. I have gotten into shape … and fallen out of shape — a half-dozen times. My work has been good on occasion, less good on others. I’ve had more great ideas than usual, and the quality of my thinking feels higher. But most important, my life is happier when I’m living by these principles, and less happy when I’m not.

Read with an open mind. And if it doesn’t quite convince you, go back to the original sources and see if they can complete the job.

Advertisement

This year, above all, I wish you the energy to do big things.

Wishing you the very best in business!

[email protected]

[span class=note]This story is from the January 2011 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials | Zadok Master Jewelers

Stick to the Program — And Watch Your Sales Grow

When Zadok Master Jewelers in Houston, Texas, decided to move to a new location (they’d been in the same one for the 45 years they’d been in business), they called Wilkerson to run a moving sale. The results, says seventh-generation jeweler Jonathan Zadok, were “off the charts” in terms of traffic and sales. Why? They took Wilkerson’s advice and stuck to the company’s marketing program, which included sign twirlers — something Jonathan Zadok had never used before. He says a number of very wealthy customers came in because of them. “They said, ‘I loved your sign twirlers and here’s my credit card for $20,000.’ There’s no way we could have done that on our own,” says Zadok. “Without Wilkerson, the sale never, ever would have come close to what it did.”

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