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A laugh, A lesson, and A blessing from Doug and Mildred Ramsey at positivepresentations.com Part 7 Communications series

Hello Friends: When was the last time you took a good look in the mirror? Is that person looking back in the mirror your friend? We will explore these question in this month's topic, "Self Talk" ..the secret to a positive self image..... the final in our 7 part Super Supervisor communications series 360 degrees including .........balanced one on one conversation,.........facilitating meetings effectively ........delivering powerful professional presentations, and Mildred's PZ exclusive tips on public speaking.

Mildred and I believe we believe we have saved the best and most important form of communications for last .......communicating with yourself.

What kind of things do you say to yourself? Are you critical and hard on yourself or kind and forgiving. Do you like yourself?

Does what we say to ourselves in private continually shape and mold who we are in public????????? We think so and here Mildred offers her best advice to help you build and maintain a strong and positive self image. We use Dale Wimbrow's classic "The Man in the Glass" to encourage taking a good look at ourselves. We hope you find it interesting and engaging.

 

 
CONTENTS:
Lesson Self Talk....the secret to a positive self image
Laugh Mind jokes part 2?..
Blessing "The Man in the Glass by dale Wimbrow" free download
Emails from you "SESCO" looks to Mildred for insight into employee feelings"

What's new Mildred's life story dvd.....New Super Shop recognition awards

Quotes "The Power Within" T.S. Elliot, Marcus Aurelius
Mildred's Super Challenge "Look in the Mirror and do some Soul searching"
Featured Product: "Special DVD Combo kit deal"
FREE Downloads : "The Man in the Glass Frammable"
Links to Back Issues: "Super Supervisor Communications series and Super Supervisor People Skills series"
Contact us: "contacts, copy right and privacy policy"

The Super Supervisor

  LESSON "SELF TALK ...........the secret to a positive self image" ^top  

I learned this poem 30 years ago by Ella Wheeler Wilcox that convinced me of the power of thoughts. "You never can tell what a thought will do, in bringing you hate or love, for thoughts are "things" with airy wings, swifter than a carrier dove. They follow the laws of the universe, each thing will create its own kind. They speed over the track and bring you back......whatever went out from your mind".

What we say to ourselves reflects our deepest thoughts about our self (our self image). These subtle but powerful private thoughts continually shape and mold who we are in public. These deep thoughts accumulate over time based on our experiences and can get negative over time if we are not careful.

Our success and happiness in life depends on a positive self image, and If we want to improve our self image............we need to improve our thinking.

The secret to a positive self image is to form the habit of positive thinking. Ultimately we are what we think about.

Here are Four Tips for getting in the habit of positive thinking:

1. Avoid and overcome negative thinking:
Do not allow your mind to communicate negative messages to your spirit. This is not always easy and negative thoughts visit everybody's mind. EVERYBODY so EXPECT THEM. When you sense them coming you have to lock the door and pull down the shades. You can't stop negative thoughts from visiting your mind, but you don't have to invite them in.,,,remember, the door to the mind opens from the inside.

Some times negative thoughts will tell you you are not good, or you can't do that job, or who do you think you are? People will laugh at you. You are not smart enough. Everybody knows you are a loser.

Here are answers you can use when these negative thoughts creep into your mind.

(you are no good)......"I am a good person...not because people think I am but because my creator says I am." If you are not a person of faith you could say "I am as good as any other human being".....

(you can't do that job)....."Just watch me"

(who do you think you are)?..."Not a nobody, I think I am a somebody, a special and unique, one of a kind, somebody. With the ability and talent and the will to win.

(People will laugh at you.)...So what if people laugh at me? They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Ben Franklin, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. Hey, they laughed at Jesus! that's pretty good company, right!!??

(You are not smart enough). Maybe not but I am willing to learn and I am smart enough not to listen to negative communication so be gone!

(Everybody knows you are a loser). What I think is more important than what others think anyway and I think I am OK.

2. Practice positive thinking.
Negative thinking fosters a "losing" mentality, a "winner" mentality, on the other hand, is the by product of positive thinking and actions.

3. Remember what you think about is your choice:
Every living person has the power, the derogative and the birthright to be successful in life and it is a choice we make every day as we communicate positive and productive messages to our spirit.

4. Read The Power of Positive Thinking and As A Man Thinketh Both are available on our website .

These three tips will help. Always remember.

1. The mind has two windows and two doors. (eyes and ears). Station a guard at every entrance.

2. Invite all the positives in and keep the negatives out.

3. Ask your guardian angel to help you make the right choices at every intersection in life.

Results?...........absolute success absolutely guaranteed.

love ...........

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  A LAUGH ^top  

A lesson

Talking to yourself is OK........it's when you start answering yourself that you need to worry.

Arrogant Husband to clever wife. "How powerful do you think my mind is?"
Wife answers, "If your brains were dynamite, you wouldn't have enough to blow the wax out of your ears".

The doctor to the patient: 'You are very sick'
The patient to the doctor: 'Can I get a second opinion?'
The doctor again: 'Yes, you are very ugly too...'

 

  A BLESSING ^top  

An Evil Thought.......By Mildred Ramsey (Everyone tells me they love this little poem from my Rainbow Collection)

 

AN EVIL THOUGHT

An evil thought came to my mind, he wore a charming smile.
And I was sorely tempted, to invite him in a while.
As I hesitated, he knocked softly at the door.
And whispered through the keyhole, as he'd often done before.
I knew that if I'd let him in, we'd have a lot of fun.
But later on I'd have regrets, just like I'd always done.
For evil thoughts can multiply, and crowd the good ones out.
And make the mind a cesspool of depravity and doubt.
And so I told the evil thought, that he could not come in,
He went his way, but I am sure, that he'll return again.
But no more will I greet him, with a welcome or a smile,
And never will I entertain him, even for a little while.
I'll fill my mind with lovely thoughts, and on the door install,
A sign that reads ''DO NOT DISTURB", when evil comes to call.
For tho he knocks a thousand times, and yet a thousand more,
He cannot dominate my mind........IF I OPEN NOT THE DOOR!!

Love Mildred

*Recommended reading. "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Dr Norman Vincent Peale and "As a Man Thinketh" by James Allen. Both are available on our web site.

"When you get what you want in your struggle for self and the world makes you king for a day, Just go to the mirror and look at yourself and see what that man has to say for it isn't your Father, Mother, or Wife whose judgment upon you must pass… The fellow's verdict that counts most in your life is the one starring back from the glass. Some people might say your a straight shooting' chum and call you a wonderful guy but the man in the mirror says your only a bum if you can't look him straight in the eye. He's the fellow to please never mind all the rest for he's with you clear to the end and you've passed your most dangerous difficult test if the man in the glass is your friend.You may fool the whole world down the pathway of years and get pats on your back as you pass but your final reward will be heart ache and tears if you've cheated the man in the glass….

  WE GOT MAIL.....FROM YOU ^top  
"From SESCO management newsletter Dec 06

- Clark Phipps, Senior Vice President, Training and Development SESCO Management (sescomgt.com)

For over 40 years a very savvy front line employee named Mildred Ramsey worked in the fabric mills of the south. She experienced good leadership and poor leadership. She witnessed good work situations and bad work situations. She saw the best and the worst, and learned from all situations.

Over time, Mildred realized that the best ways to accomplish the goals of the organization were to keep workers informed, treat them with respect, ask their opinions, and recognize good work. As this knowledge became clear to her, she developed a plan, a new mission for her life. Unlike many smart team members who take their secrets of success into retirement with them, Mildred became an author and a public speaker
— sharing her knowledge with leaders across the country. Her books and DVD’s provide leaders with a common sense approach to managing, and are extremely entertaining as well.

Over the years, SESCO has incorporated elements of Mildred Ramsey’s teachings into many of our seminars. Her “Super Supervisor” concepts are appropriate for any organization at any level. Ramsey supports using the “Seven C’s” to lead and motivate others: Courtesy, Concern, Consideration, Compassion, Consistency, Control, and Caring.

Think about it — aren’t there times when we as leaders really want to know what our followers are thinking? Well Mildred Ramsey can tell us! To learn more about helping your leaders become a “Super Supervisor” or to utilize Mildred Ramsey’s materials in your training, contact Clark Phipps at 423-764-4127 or [email protected]

(sesco is a top notch management firm and one of our partners that offers our Super Supervisor® training to their clients)


Subject: RE: Best workplace in America Award!


In 1987 my companies morale, as well as my own personal level of job satisfaction was as low as it had ever been. Something had to change and my frustration was so great that I was considering selling the business and changing careers. I recall one piece of advice that I heard at a management seminar that changed the momentum of our organization and my career. That advice came from Mildred Ramsey at a BIA convention. She promised that, if practiced, this piece of advice alone would cover the cost of admission to see her speak. She advised that before belting out the marching orders each day, to take the time to say "good morning, how are you today?", then belt out the orders. The results of showing this little token of respect helped me to understand the human side of business. I owe much of the success of our organization and the satisfaction of my career to Mildred's advice. For us to win the "Best Workplace in America" award both times that we have entered is a tribute to Diecrafters staff and to Mildred Ramsey for the cold, hard slap in the face that she gave me 15 years ago. Thanks Mildred and thanks BIA - I appreciate it!

R. J. Windler, President
Diecrafters, Inc

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  QUOTES: "THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING" ^top  

"If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem."

-- Stephen Cove

We never have enough information to enable us to fully understand the truth of the reality around us. And there is never only one correct perspective about anything.

Knowing this helps me let go of my tendency to label things as good or bad. I suffer least when I can accept reality just as it is. And I benefit most when I open my heart and mind in appreciation.

“If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.”

-- Marcus Aurelius

All is mind

"I want to know the thoughts of God; the rest are details."

-- Albert Einstein

Speak kindly to yourself

“What is this self inside us, this silent observer,
Severe and speechless critic, who can terrorize us,
And urge us on to futile activity,
And in the end, judge us still more severely,
For the errors into which his own reproaches drove us?”

-- T. S. Eliot

How do you talk to yourself? Would you talk that way to anyone else?

Our thoughts create our reality. How do you typically think about yourself? Do you berate yourself for being stupid, sloppy, forgetful or insensitive? Do you watch yourself with interest, respect and compassion? Stay alert to your self-talk and let go of judgments that don’t serve you.

"Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself."

-- Nathaniel Branden

  MILDRED'S SUPER SUPERVISOR CHALLENGE ^top  

Dale Wimbrow's Famous "Man in the Glass" Let's all look in the Mirror and do some soul searching:

This wonderful poem, has sparked millions of people into deeper thinking about who they are vs who they want to be. Find a quiet time and look in the mirror and read this haunting poem....................... "When you get what you want in your struggle for self and the world makes you king for a day, Just go to the mirror and look at yourself and see what that man has to say for it isn't your Father, Mother, or Wife whose judgment upon you must pass… The fellow's verdict that counts most in your life is the one starring back from the glass. Some people might say your a straight shootin' chum and call you a wonderful guy but the man in the mirror says your only a bum if you can't look him straight in the eye. He's the fellow to please never mind all the rest for he's with you clear to the end and you've passed your most dangerous difficult test if the man in the glass is your friend.You may fool the whole world down the pathway of years and get pats on your back as you pass but your final reward will be heart ache and tears if you've cheated the man in the glass….

So… Be passionate about what you're doing, be impeccable, and in all things maintain your integrity, and the man in the glass will always be your best friend.

Free Frammable download.

  POSITIVE ZONE BACK ISSUES (exclusive to subscribers) ^top  

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Links to the Super Supervisor Communication Skills Series:

This 7 part series coaches super supervisors on vital business communications
skills from one on one to formal presentations. ....Exclusive for subscribers

1.Breakthroughs in Communications.(a historical overview and a peek into the future)
2.
3 - D Communication skills. (Connecting with team members' body, mind and spirit using Mildred's employee triangle).
3. Effective One way Communication Skills (using FAD technique for one on one or one to group reporting)
4. Optimizing Group Communications (Applying de Bono's "6 hats" to interactive sessions like, team meetings, creative brainstorms, classroom training, e-mail, internet, phone).
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Mildred's Top Ten Tips on Public Speaking.(Tips that have made Mildred Live! seminars so successful)
6. The Seesaw of Good Conversation.(How to see saw with an elephant))
7 . Self Talk: (This issue)(Keep it in the Positive Zone)


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Links to the Super Supervisor People Skills Series:

Attention trainers using the Super Supervisor 1 and 2 videos: These 12 e-newsletters correspond to each of the 12 people skills in the video series, We recommend subscribing your class to the Zone and having them read these newsletters for homework.

From Super Supervisor 1 video People Skills 101
1. Getting response instead of reaction from subordinates.
2. Meeting the emotional needs of today's workers
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3. Building Good Will .........good will=good work
4. Motivating with Respect and Recognition
5. Being a Super Role Model
6. Operating in the Positive Zone
From Super Supervisor 2 video People Skills 102
7 . Looking like a Leader and Acting like a winner
8 . Managing the Superior/Subordinate Factor
9 . Creating a team spirit with the will to win
10. Winning your People's Minds
11. The Magic in Using the Light Touch
12. Building Unity in the Workplace

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