What More Do You Want? Improved online marketing results

Enhancing personal relationships is the essential foundation for being more influential and becoming a highly respected person of influence. If you are able to achieve this, can you imagine your online marketing results!  The following 7 ideas are taken from the 30 principles found in Dale Carnegie’s “How to win friends and influence people”  http://bit.ly/HowToWinFriendsbyDaleCarnegie

1. AROUSE IN THE OTHER PERSON AN EAGER WANTDale Carnegie Eager Want

As business professionals, we are constantly selling our ideas. But people consent to help for their own reasons, not ours. If we make it clear how our ideas will benefit them, there is no limit to the cooperation we could receive.

Quite simply, do not lead with a product pitch. Your prospects are not interested in you, your product, your services, your solutions and your company. They are interested in their problems, their issues, their concerns, their stay awake factors.

Prospective clients want to hear how you can resolve their online marketing problems, issues and challenges and do not want to be sold to. They want solutions and will arrive at a buying decision when it suits them.

The more you talk knowledgeably about a specific subject, the more you will be perceived as a thought leader and become more influential.

What More Do You Want? – Do It


Question: How do you motivate your peers to “Do It” so they take the initiative and have more accountability for their actions so you end up with the best results?Do It

Answer: Vision, Plan, Action & Accountability.  There must be a clear vision and expectation placed upon each individual in order to focus on the actions that need to be executed. Here are six ways to help you mentor your team to “Do It”.

What More Do You Want? – SUCCESS

Success Magazine Names Top Ten Drivers For Success By Darren Hardy

According to SUCCESS there is no better time than now to design the person you want to become and the life you want to live this year. Former Publisher and Editorial Director of SUCCESS magazine, Darren Hardy, offers the following advice on how to make this year your best year ever!

1. Decide to be Successful – Success is not a dream, hope or fantasy; it is a decision. Make the decision to change, improve and act on your ambitions.

2. Design your Best Year Yet – As an architect would design a skyscraper, write out the goals, plans and actions it will take to achieve the life you want to live.

3. Identify Your Passion – What are your unique interests, talents and gifts? Passion attracts success. Find what you love to do – you will never “work” again.

4. Program Yourself for Success – You will see, perceive, expect and create what you think about. To program your mind for success – read watch and listen to materials that will support your success.

5. Surround Yourself with Success – You are the combined average of the five people you hang around the most. Surround yourself with healthy, success-minded achievers.

6. Model Success – The best way to learn to be successful at anything is to find someone who is where you want to be and model their success habits.

7. Master the Fundamentals – Don’t complicate it. About a half a dozen things make up 90%+ of what it takes to be successful at anything.  Keep it simple.

8. Get Fit – The mind cannot achieve what the body cannot perform. Your family, friends and career and future depend on your good health. Make it priority No. 1.

9. Remember What’s Important – At the end of the journey what will have mattered most will be your relationships – the people you love and those that love you. Make sure they are on your goal list for this year.

10.  – What do you want your life’s legacy to be? You have the power to make a positive difference – to a single person, a neighborhood, a community, a nation, the world. Realize that power in 2016.

What More Do You Want? Avoid Heart Disease

This article originally appeared November 3, 2015 Princeton Nutrients Blog

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For decades the only tests available to detect heart disease where very crude. Sometimes they gave false positives and sometimes they showed that nothing was wrong even when there was an issue. In the past, a stress test was the most common test used to discover heart disease. That meant running on a treadmill for 45 minutes; panting and sweating until the doctor said you could stop. Unfortunately, this test didn’t give doctors enough information and often, gave bad information.

Today, thankfully, there are much more sophisticated tests with more accurate results. The following tests are available at most medical centers and hospitals.  Are you at risk for heart disease? If your doctor isn’t taking your heart seriously enough, you have the right to request these 6 tests.

1. Cardiac Calcium Scoring
A CT scanner will check for calcified plaque in your coronary arteries. This test is the best predictor of a future heart attack. If you score 200 or higher, your doctor may suggest certain lifestyle changes.  Cost: $99-$399

2. Carotid Intima Media Thickness Test
An ultrasound machine will be used on your neck. A picture will be taken of the carotid arteries, the arteries that supply blood to your brain, to measure the thickness of the carotid lining. The test will determine the ‘age’ of your lining. You are at risk if the lining is 8 or more years older than you are. Cost: $150-$500

3. High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Test
A blood test will measure CRP, a protein in your blood that is an indicator of inflammation. A result of over 3 mg/L is very high and puts you at risk for heart disease. Injuries and illnesses trigger a spike in CRP, so unless you have had the same result 3 or more times, this test is not always an indicator of heart disease. Cost: $8

4. Advanced Lipid Profile
Another blood test, this one measures more than the HDL, LDL, and triglycerides levels in your blood to determine your risk of heart attack. The advanced test also determines the size of the particles in your blood stream. Large, fluffy particles are safe while small, dense ones can penetrate arteries and form clumps of plaque. Cost: $19

5. A1C Blood Glucose Test
This blood test looks at your blood sugar level for the last 3 months. It is the simplest way to detect the risk of diabetes. Diabetes puts your risk of heart disease 5 times higher than average. An A1C higher than 6 indicates pre-diabetes. Cost: $50

6. Stress Echocardiography
Different than a regular stress test, this one includes an ultrasound before and after you exercise for look at your blood flow. It also checks your arteries for blockages. If the tests reveal reduced blood flow, one or more of your coronary arteries may be blocked. Cost: $850-$1,600

Now, there is no need to panic and run out to order all of these tests. Most of them are for those above 40 who also show other risk factors. You should get tested if you have a family history of heart problems, diabetes, or if you are showing symptoms of heart disease like shortness of breath and chest pain.

$760,000. That’s the cost of treatment for just one heart attack. While some of these tests seem very expensive, the cost is pretty small when you compare it to the cost of a heart attack. Don’t let heart disease catch up to you. Stay ahead of it with these tests.

Lee Daniels, Princeton Nutrients Staff

What More Do You Want?

At each stage of my life I have asked myself this question;

“What More Do I Want?”

The answers have changed from good education, good paying job, rewarding job, industry recognition, a loving & nourishing partner, a faithful partner, healthy children, safe driving teenagers, compassionate son-in-laws, healthy grandchildren, good mental & physical health,

and now… More Time to enjoy it all!

My journey is not that different from most. Sometimes the road took not so humorous (very humorous in retrospect) twists & turns.  It has been this journey that has brought me to this moment and writing this blog.

Here is what I have learned;

  • Follow your Passion (it my take a lifetime to find out what you are passionate about, some are blessed and know very soon in life what is their passion),
  • Dream BIG (nothing that is easily obtained is that satisfying for very long and it definitely helps to visualize your Dream by creating a “Dream Board”)
  • Establish a Plan (to realize your Dream you must create a list of tasks that need to be accomplished & prioritize these tasks)
  • Take Action Every Day (one task given 10 minutes per day = 60 hours of concentrated effort)
  • Show Gratitude (no one can achieve greatness without the help of others)

Future postings will share the sources I have stumbled across that are helping me on my journey.  Any comments that provide additional insights are welcome (limit one link per comment).

What More Do You Want? – Relaxation

The following was originally posted  http://princetonnutrients.com/massage-luxury-or-therapy/

Most people only get massages when they want to pamper themselves. But massages can be a powerful tool for healing your body. It’s been shown to help…

  • Reduce the risk of cardiac arrhythmia and heart attacks
  • Improve mobility and reduce arthritis pain
  • Improve blood flow, lower blood pressure and aid hypertension
  • Inhibit stress hormones, release happy hormones
  • Massage is a good substitute for people who can’t exercise

There have been many studies done on the benefits of massage…

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center studied 263 volunteers. Those who had massages watched their blood pressure fall by 10 mg/Hg and their heart rate drop by 10 beats per minute after just one treatment. That’s the same drop you would get from blood pressure medication!
The Faculty of Biomedical and Health Sciences at Universiti Selangor took 100 people and separated them into two groups. One group received a 15 minute massage 3 times a week and the other group just rested. Those that received massages saw a significant drop in blood pressure and their blood pressure stayed low for several more days.
A similar study was conducted at the Istafahan University of Medical Sciences with a group of 50 women. Half received 1 hour massages once a week while half simply rested. The group that received massages watched their systolic and diastolic blood pressure fall significantly. Markers that showed inflammation were also much lower in the group that received massages.

But what if you can’t afford a massage?  On average, a massage costs $70.00 per hour.  $70 is a little pricey, but there are several alternatives to getting the hands-on session your body needs.

  • Find a school, students give great massages and the prices are much lower.
  • Buy in packages, buying a 5-pack or a 10-pack of massages can bring down the price per massage by as much as $20.00!
  • Rewards programs with referrals and online scheduling are great for discounts too.

Even after you’ve found a well-priced, experienced therapist, I know that letting a stranger work on your body can be uncomfortable.  If you’re not sure getting a massage from someone else is right for you, you can try self-massage.

Click here for a step-by-step self massage guide.