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Beyond the realms of what we see, into the regions or the unexplored limited only by our imaginations. ~ Albert Einstein

A ◦ C ◦ T

The forerunner to achieve success and obtain productive interaction results - through SMART actions and a SMARTER habit - ACT is an abbreviation that represents the synchronized believes and attitudes necessary for such activities. ACT reflects the following…

  • Acknowledge feelings and the factsFOR EXAMPLE… “I am feeling frustrated”, “I feel disappointed” and “It is just the way it is: S/he isn't interacting or communication in an acceptable manner”, refrain from presumptions such as s/he is unwilling or unable to interact in healthy ways (see interaction hurdle 2 for a more detailed explanation). of the situation.
  • Consider the available choices by broadening the rangeFOR EXAMPLE… make more friends, take a class, exercise, read a book, get a hobby or become involved in community activities. of activities (i.e identify new possibilities and alternatives).
  • Take constructive action (i.e. do it…NOW!) in a SMART way to ACT SMARTER, which will allow you to productively raise your performance bar.

To ACT smart-ly, implies to confront or deal with an issue or problem, and not to waste unnecessary energy by carrying unresolved burdens around.

The key principle for success!PLAN while others are playing, LEARN while others are sleeping, DECIDE while others are delaying, PREPARE when others are waiting for a miracle or divine intervention, BEGIN while others are procrastinating, WORK while others are wishing, SAVE while others are wasting, LISTEN while others are talking, SMILE while others are frowning, COMMEND while others are criticizing & PERSIST while others are quitting.

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