Round Robins

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 206-July 25 “To make dough, do.”—Bertram Troy At many networking meetings, each person is given an opportunity to do a thirty-second commercial on their business. This is called a “round robin.” This is a great chance to advertise the benefits of the products or services you provide to others. It is important that you represent yourself in an interesting way—say or do something that stands out or makes you special. You can’t educate the audience or explain everything you do in thirty seconds—you just have to pique the audience’s interest so that they want to talk to you later. Here are some memorable … [Read more...]

Working Is Fun

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 203-July 22 “Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that power to work is a blessing, that love of work is success.”—David O. McKay A third of your life is spent working, a third is spent sleeping, and the other third is for having fun. If you love your work and your work is also your play, then two thirds of your life will be fun. It is up to you to create your life this way. Have you ever listened to interviews with movie stars talking about how much they love their work? Many times they say they can’t believe they get paid to do it, it is so much fun. And they never seem to be … [Read more...]

The Processional Effect

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 202-July 21 “Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.”—Charles F. Kettering What had happened to me, as I made a ninety-degree-angle turn from actress to bookkeeper, was a result of what seminar leader Roger Lane called “The Processional Effect.” As you pursue a goal, you accumulate knowledge and develop skills and abilities. Some of these are related to the goal you have chosen, but many are not. All of these new insights and abilities percolate inside you until, one day, … [Read more...]

Affirm, Believe, Get

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 201-July 20 “Success is moving from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”—Winston Churchill “I have a question,” said the psychotherapist in my workshop. We were mid-way through the eight-week session and dealing with surviving storms. “Let’s say you’re having a bad day and you’re doing your affirmations anyway.” “Yes,” I said, acknowledging the scene she had set. “But you’re not doing them with the enthusiasm that you usually do them.” “Yes.” “Does that matter?” “Yes.” The class erupted in laughter as she sighed and hung her head. I laughed along with them. “I know that’s … [Read more...]

Memorial Days

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 200-July 19 “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”—Christopher Crowfield The clock read 12:40 A.M. My heart hammered as I gripped the telephone, listening to my sister, Jane. “Mom’s been taken to the hospital in critical condition.” “I’m on my way,” I replied. I jumped out of bed, pulled on pants and a tee shirt, grabbed my purse, and was out the door. Alone in the car, I thought about mom. Bright and cheerful, she had just been to her 50th high school reunion, played golf with her friends, and baked a pie for the Memorial Day dinner we were having … [Read more...]