How To Evaluate Your Self – VALUE?

If you want to be the best, you can possibly become, it’s important to begin, with an open – mind, and a willingness, to objectively, and introspectively, be ready, willing, and able, to give yourself, a check – up, from the neck – up! Part of this process, must include taking the time, and proactively, assessing what you consider your true, self – VALUE. This must include, the real value, your true values, and what you believe them to be, and how these align. With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, using the mnemonic approach, what this means and represents, and why it matters.

1. Visions; values; valuable; validate; vitality; virtues: Closely examine, and consider, your true visions, and why, you have them, and if they are beneficial, and realistic! How do your personal values, align with your overall health, and well – being? What is most valuable, to you, and why? Do you feel the need, to validate your actions, or do you have the level of self – confidence, to truly believe in yourself? Which of your virtues, enhance your personal vitality, and maximize your strengths? How do these, make you feel?

2. Attitude; aptitude; attention; actions; assess: Do you believe you can, or question yourself, constantly? Will you proceed, with a well – considered, positive, can – do, attitude, and develop the aptitude, and skill – set, needed to maximize your possibilities? How much attention, to – detail, will you pay? Will you have the inner strength, and fortitude, to clearly, assess, your strengths and weaknesses, objectively, and realistically?

3. Listen; learn: It’s important to effectively listen, and learn from every conversation, and experience, in order to gain wisdom, judgment, and better understanding! Assessing and understanding your real value, requires proceeding, accordingly!

4. Understanding; urgings; useful: Seek greater personal understanding, and align your urgings, with enhancing your perceived and actual value! How might you determine, the most useful course of action, to pursue and take?

5. Evaluate; estimate; enrich; excellence; endurance; efforts: Take the time and make the effort, to objectively evaluate, your strengths, weaknesses, and what truly motivates and inspires you! Estimate your needs and requirements, and consider, the best way, to enrich your value! Avoid settling for good – enough, but, consistently, demand your utmost degree of personal excellence! Realize, good things, often take time, so proceed, with the endurance, to bring your efforts, to the finest, fruition!

Will you consider your self – VALUE, and how it relates, to your potential health, and happiness? Will you have the discipline and commitment, consistently, to serve your best interests?

6 Steps To Better Quality Events

Since, nearly every organization, whether, a not – for – profit, or for – profit group/ company, conducts some variety of events/ functions, for a variety of purposes, wouldn’t it make more sense, for them, to do so, in the best possible, most efficient, effective, well – planned manner? After, more than four decades, of involvement, in nearly every aspect of event planning, from budgeting, planning, negotiating, promoting, marketing, and conducting, several hundreds of these, I have come to strongly believe, there are six (6) basic steps, involved, in creating the best quality ones, With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, these, and explain, why they matter, and are relevant, and important.

1. Know the purpose, clearly: Before beginning any other planning efforts, it’s essential, to first, clearly know, and understand, the purposes, and objectives, of the specific event! Is the main purpose, organizational, educational/ training, fund – raising, inspirational/ motivational, or membership attraction, etc? It’s necessary to clearly know, and understand these objectives, before proceeding!

2. Budgeting – Forecasting revenues and expenses: Commit to making your budget, your friend, instead of, an empty, rhetorical exercise! How can you determine, how to proceed, without doing so? What are the areas of revenues, and are they viable and realistic? Some of these may include: fees charged; sponsorships; advertising revenues; exhibitor contributions, etc. Are these realistic and plausible, for the specific function, at this point – in – time? Why would others attend, and how will you clearly demonstrate, both, actual and perceived value, to get them there? What are your expenses? Include marketing costs, mailings, complimentary costs, venue costs, food and revenue, etc.

3. Negotiate: It takes a professional negotiator, to make a difference, for the better! It’s important to negotiate, using win – win negotiating, and earn the trust of the other side, by maintaining genuine, absolute integrity! Often, the difference between the most success, and less – than – stellar results, is the quality, and preparedness of the negotiator, and his ultimate effectiveness!

4. Create your team: It’s important to create an event leadership team, with complimentary skills, and commitment/ discipline. How will you do so? How will you explain the individual expectations, and responsibilities? How might you work together, as effectively, as possible?

5. Articulate goals, etc: It’s important for everyone to be, on the same – page! This means the organizer must clearly articulate goals, in an inspiring, motivating, honest manner!

6. Follow – through: While the first five steps, are needed, necessary, and essential, to achieve one’s objectives, quality, well – considered, proactive, follow – through, is, often, the difference between achieving the finest results, and far less success!

If you plan to create and use events, do so, in the best, possible way. Use these 6 – steps, smartly, effectively, and with your utmost discipline and commitment!

Knowing The SCORE Of Home Buying

Most of us consider, owning a home, of our own, as a major component, of the so – called, American Dream. However, unless, one, proceeds, in this quest, wisely, and in a prepared, focused manner, the dream, may soon, deteriorate, and become a nightmare! Smart buyers, proceed, knowing, as much as possible, in terms of better understanding, the true, SCORE, of owning a house. Wouldn’t it be nice, if, what should be, potentially, the happiest time of our life, became, so, because we proactively, reduced our stress levels, by being, as prepared, as possible, for any potential ramifications, obstacles, etc? With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, using the mnemonic approach, what this means and represents, and why it matters.

1. Savings; serves: Begin by being prepared for the financial necessities of purchasing a house! For most of us, it requires, the commitment and discipline, to begin the process, significantly, in – advance, and create a source of savings, and accumulating funds, for items, such as the down – payment, closing costs, reserves for renovations, upgrades, repairs, upgrades, etc. Align this, by choosing the right property, for you and your present and future needs, and requirements, and choose one, which, both serves your needs, priorities, and goals, as well as financial reality!

2. Credit: The vast majority of buyers, especially first – time, ones, take advantage of some sort of financing, which, in most cases, is a mortgage. To be prepared, do, all you can, to improve and address your credit, and credit – worthiness, so, you qualify, for the best, most affordable terms, etc.

3. Options; opportunities; organized: Proceed, in an organized manner, to be as prepared, as possible! Know which options you want, prefer, and absolutely need, and proceed, carefully, seeking the finest possible opportunities, in as wise a way, as possible!

4. Relevant; realistic; real estate: Study, learn, and discover, what is most relevant, in terms of the local real estate market, in your desired area. Proceed, in a realistic manner, in terms of what you want, want you can afford, and pricing – related issues!

4. Evaluate; efforts; excellence: Take the time, and make a concerted effort, to evaluate what makes sense for you! Make your efforts, worthwhile, by proceeding, with relevant knowledge, and understanding, and hiring a real estate professional, who is best suited for you! Seek to make your goal, the ultimate degree of excellence, and satisfaction, by proceeding, wisely, and prepared!