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Warning Signs for the New Year: January 19

Today is a day that the United States celebrates as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Yesterday we talked about prejudice a bit. Did you take stock of your open-mindedness? How well have you received folks that aren’t necessarily from your background? Don’t zoom past that.

It’s time to dig a little deeper now…

On to the next of the 31 Warning Signs. What do you need to be watching out for as you are attacking your New Year’s Resolutions this year? #31WarningSigns

DAY 19

Major Cause of Failure Number 19:

Wrong selection of a vocation. No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like. The most essential step in the marketing of personal services is that of selecting an occupation into which you can throw yourself wholeheartedly.

– Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

“Man, I’m in a dead end job.” “There’s no ladder in this job.” “I feel like I’m going to work just to pick up a paycheck.” Have you said any of these phrases or any like them? #31WarningSigns

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There is more. Dead end jobs are not for those who don’t like cul-de-sacs. Some folks like the comfort of little traffic. Some folks desire more traffic. Does your New Year’s Resolution reside at a cul-de-sac? Or does there need to be a bit of traffic driving by to provide you with inspiration and motivation?

If you wish for more, perhaps you aren’t throwing yourself wholeheartedly at your occupation. Keep your eyes open for traffic…

And if you want to keep up with the #31WarningSigns series that will be every day of January, sign up and follow this blog so each day you get the updates. The submission box is in the column on the left on your browser, or, if you are viewing this page in a mobile browser, scroll down to sign up.

On with your day people! And remember…

Go. Grow. Give.

Day 20

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