This week’s Monday Morning Message from Wm. H. Danforth, founder of Ralston Purina: What is the Monday Morning Message?
“When the prospect says ‘NO!’ is when the true salesman demonstrates his calibre.”
Think this through. A kite is a thing of beauty high up in the air, and so is a sail boat skimming through the waves—just because there is a strong wind blowing. A kite is tangled up with its tail and takes a nose-dive to earth when wind dies down. What’s the fun in trying to sail in a dead calm? Trout swim up stream. Resistance and “NO” develop MEN at their best.
“Safety First” means something passive. “Live Dangerously” means that you are safe only when you can stand against every danger. Life at its Best is the onward Spur which challenges me.
What application can you make to all of this during this week?
Physical strength is increased when we include resistance in our workouts. When we work against a force, our muscles work harder and become stronger.
The same is true for our minds and spirits. When we take the safe and easy route in everything we do, we get complacent lazy. It is when we challenge ourselves that we discover how much we are capable of accomplishing.
How will you challenge yourself this week?