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$35,000 Listers

This group is about Efficiency... this is a topic that I, myself have long needed to focus on. I find it difficult and that is why I created the $35,000 Listers Group.
You guys inspire me to be better. I am working on it...

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Co-Creators: 67
Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2014

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The $35,000 List (related from Chapter 10 of Miracles Happen by Mary Kay Ash)

Ivy Lee, a leading efficiency expert told Charles Schwab, president of Bethlehem Steel that if Charles gave her just 15 minutes with each of his executives, then she could increase the efficiency of the company.

Schwab said, "How much is this going to cost?"

Lee said, "Nothing... unless it works. In three months you can send me a check for whatever you think it's worth to you. Fair enough?"

So, it was agreed and Lee spent fifteen minutes with executives from the struggling young steel company. Lee asked the executives to complete one single task.

Every evening for the next three months, each executive was to make a list of the six most important things he had to do the next day.

Finally, the executive was to rank the items in their order of importance.

"Each morning you begin with the first item on the list," she told them, " and scratch it off when it's finished. Just work your way right down those six items. If you don't get something fisished, it goes on the next day's list. "


At the end of the three month trial, efficeiency and sales head increased to such an extent that Schwab sent lee a check for $35,000. Now that's still a lot of cash for such a small amount of work, but in today's money, $35,000 would probably be equivalent to $350,000!

I hope this story helps someone. I decided to post this in the group to make this easier for you guys to view!

I love you guys!

~Gerlaine

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Comment by Nikki on January 28, 2014 at 5:46pm

Wow just realized that so much has changed since my post in August. I got into the program at Antioch and I started my new job and am making payments towards my taxes. Funny how things work out :)

So for today I need to

(1) Do homework for Antioch program

(2) Go to work

(3) Smile as much as I can

(4) Do 55 squats

(5) Stay on my nutritional detox (today is day 2)

(6)make lunch and dinner to take to work

Comment by Nikki on August 21, 2013 at 12:25am
(1) talk to HR about tax payments
(2) do day 10 of cocreating wkbk
(3) go for interview at Antioch for psychology of trauma psych program
(4) work at least 6 hours
(5) do self - statement for Antioch
(6) pray that I get to start my new job on thurs 8/29/13
Comment by Athena on July 14, 2013 at 12:36pm

And blog if I can think of stuff to blog about ha ha

Comment by Athena on July 14, 2013 at 12:36pm

OK 

1) Man video 

2) Affirmware

3) maybe email re that car thing

4) hypnosis

5) gratitude journal

6) affirmations

7) Maybe alpha session

Comment by TrueMe on August 30, 2012 at 9:30am

1. visit my friend

2. clean kitchen

3. exercise

4.paint fence

5. take stuff to good will

6. no computer till aleast 4 of these are done

Comment by TrueMe on August 27, 2012 at 7:30pm

my $35,000 list

1. make bed

2. go to tire class

3. clean kitchen

4. 15 min declutter in craftroom

5. no computer after 5:45 tonight period!!!!

6. connect with my kids in some small fun way tonight

Comment by AthenaMarina on April 12, 2012 at 8:40am
Me back
Have the motivation of a slug today!
OK finish the exam, the essay part
Tidy my room for at least 10 mins
Tapping, at least one of them
Update gratitude journal
Comment by Love on February 15, 2012 at 6:07pm

Wash Floors

Clean Kids Bathroom

Clean the Gym

Journal My Food

Family Movie

Comment by Love on February 15, 2012 at 6:06pm

. Wash Floors

2. Go 4 a run

3. Do something with kids

4. Innity Vieosa

5. Eat Right Feel Great

6 Vitamins and h20

Comment by Love on February 14, 2012 at 11:11am

1. Clean one area of my house tonight

2. fill out application for my summer cruise

3. balance my checkbook

4. do my insanity video

5. go 4 a run

6. Family time

 

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