by Mark Duin
The Fifth Switch - "Treat Others With Love & Respect"
To be truly successful in life you must reduce your enemies and increase your allies. No man (or woman) is an island, everyone needs help to get through life in the best possible way.
"It's not always what you know but who you know that counts!" I'm sure you've heard that one before. How true it is. What you know will only take you so far, but who you know can take you the rest of the way. You may be the most talented actress on the planet, but if you never meet and cultivate a relationship with a well connected agent you won't get far.
In business it's the same story. If you don't prove yourself to the other people in your company you won't get far. We all need good relationships with others in order to maximize our potential.
Now I can just hear some of you thinking, "Great, relationships are the toughest thing on earth, how am I going to learn to develop good relationships". Thankfully there is a full proof way to win people over. A way to have people genuinely like you and want to help you.
Every human being is just like you. Every person has strengths and weaknesses. Most people have at least a few issues. Every person experiences hurt, anger, and fear. Everyone has the desire for fulfillment, recognition, happiness and love, in these we are all alike.
Those who behave poorly are merely screaming out for help, love, and attention. Learn to help people get what they need and want and you will be their friend.
Turn on this fifth magic mind switch by doing the following. Treat all people with love and respect, try to help others get what they want. Whenever you encounter someone, give them a smile and a kind greeting. In the quiet of your heart and mind say "Your awesome, I'm glad to see you." Let the sincere feeling of love well up from your inner being and be displayed in your smile and in your eyes.
Be kind and respectful toward everyone. Try to be a benefit to others whenever you can. And as the old saying goes, "if you can't think of anything nice to say keep your mouth shut".
As you make a habit of showing love and respect to others, you'll find a lot more people loving and respecting you! It feels nice!
Just treat others exactly how you want them to treat you, as an important, valuable, imperfect member of the human family.
Remember they want and need many of the same things you do. Be genuinely glad to meet and converse with your fellow life travelers and they will almost always respond in kind. Note how you feel when others begin to return your smile. Pay attention to how the act of kindness makes you feel in contrast to how treating others poorly makes you feel. You will be very impressed by the end of the week.
Remember to practice all 5 of these magic switches throughout each day of the coming week. Keep track of the results because you'll be impressed with how the right mind set does indeed attract all the things you deeply desire!
These 5 magic mind switches provide just a few simple examples of the power you possess. While practicing these exercises your inner mindset changes first, then your outside world begins to change for the better.