Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.

Bo Bennett on attitude

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.

Bo Bennett on creativity

Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits.

Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".

Bo Bennett on bad

A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.

Bo Bennett on dreams

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.

Bo Bennett on pursuit

For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.

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A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.

The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.

Bo Bennett on concept

An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information.

Bo Bennett on information

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.

Bo Bennett on success

Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have.

Bo Bennett on exaggeration

An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame.

Bo Bennett on blame

Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time.

Bo Bennett on avoiding

About Bo Bennett

Name Bo Bennett
Quotes 71 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Entrepreneur
Birthday February 16, 1972
Top topics people, success, life, person, potential

To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.

Bo Bennett on aware

There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.

Bo Bennett on advice

I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation.

Bo Bennett on ability

Avoiding the phrase

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Every day, people settle for less than they deserve.

They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness.

Bo Bennett on deserve

Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.

Bo Bennett on communication

If you want plenty of experience in dealing with difficult people, then have kids.

Bo Bennett on dealing

The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.

Bo Bennett on character

While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.

Bo Bennett on attitude

If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers.

Bo Bennett on answers

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.

Bo Bennett on achievement

Untapped potential is the difference between where a person is now and where he or she can be.

Bo Bennett on difference

In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.

Bo Bennett on door

True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.

Bo Bennett on acts

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.

Bo Bennett on finance

Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as "uncertain" is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy.

Bo Bennett on economy

One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life.

Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.

Bo Bennett on bring

Never expect people to treat you any better than you treat yourself.

Bo Bennett on expect

Enthusiasm is not the same as just being excited.

One gets excited about going on a roller coaster. One becomes enthusiastic about creating and building a roller coaster.

Bo Bennett on building

It is not our mistakes that define who we are; it is how we recover from those mistakes.

Bo Bennett on define

Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.

Bo Bennett on family

It is not rejection itself that people fear, it is the possible consequences of rejection. Preparing to accept those consequences and viewing rejection as a learning experience that will bring you closer to success, will not only help you to conquer the fear of rejection, but help you to appreciate rejection itself.

Bo Bennett on success

Think before you act and act on what you believe.

Bo Bennett on act

Not being in tune with your customers is like living in an alternate reality;

the way you think your customers feel about your product is not always the same as what your customers really think about your product.

Bo Bennett on alternate

People who come from dysfunctional families are not destined for a dysfunctional life.

Bo Bennett on destined

A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.

Bo Bennett on influential

The best way to lose a job is just not to care. When you do not care, it shows in everything you do.

Bo Bennett on care

We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.

Bo Bennett on create

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.

Bo Bennett on leadership

A dead end can never be a one way street; you can always turn around and take another road.

Bo Bennett on dead

Every minute you spend in your life is either spent bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals.

Bo Bennett on bringing

The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.

Bo Bennett on closed-minded

Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.

Bo Bennett on acting

If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history.

Bo Bennett on abraham

The secret to having everything you want out of life is the realization that you really don't want most of the things you think you want.

Bo Bennett on life

Success is not in what you have, but who you are.

Bo Bennett on success

Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human.

Bo Bennett on human

Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals.

Bo Bennett on enjoying