Rich Habits Word of the Day
Prodigious – Great, abundant. Tom had a prodigious Rolodex, filled with valuable contacts that he opened up to help family, friends, clients and frequent business associates.
Rich Habits Fact of the Day
How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie, is perhaps the best self-help book ever written on growing strong, valuable relationships in life.
Rich Habits Lesson of the Day
80% of the wealthy use four strategies to grow and strengthen their relationships. These four strategies are:
#1 Hello Call
#2 Happy Birthday Call
#3 Life Event Call and
The Hello Call is used primarily to gather information on each contact.
The Happy Birthday Call keeps your relationships on life support. At least once a year you are forced to reach out to your contacts to wish them a happy birthday. About 5-10% of these contacts will reciprocate and call you on your birthday, taking your relationship off life support.
The Life Event Call is the most powerful strategy because it puts your relationships on steroids. This is a call you make to acknowledge some life event: birth, death, engagement, marriage, health issue etc
Networking & Volunteering allows you to meet new people and offers the opportunity to showcase your skills in a safe, friendly and stress-free environment.