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Need Some Advice?


It never ceases to amaze me that every time I give a speech, do a

seminar, or talk with people one-on-one, I get inundated with

questions seeking the almighty answers to all that ails them.

However, when I press them to come up with an answer to their own

situation, they usually respond by offering their own solution

right back to me.


They say things like:


“I know I should do ---------, then ---------, then ---------.

After that, all I need to do is get so-and-so to do ---------,

and then things will really come together.”


Do you see where this is going?


More often than not, you already know the answers to your own

dilemmas. I mean, who could possibly give you better advice on

your current situation than you could give yourself?


The sheer fact that you’re reading this article says volumes

about your self-esteem, drive, and quest for improvement. You’re

already a winner. How many people come to you for advice? A lot,

I bet. Doesn’t that tell you something?


Look, use common sense here. If you’re in a situation that calls

for a professional outside opinion, such as a health matter,

emotional issue, spiritual guidance, etc., I understand and

recommend seeking such counsel.


Yet, if you look in the mirror and realize you need to drop a few

pounds, do you really need another book, fad diet, or the latest

and greatest exercise gizmo in your life? Or do you simply need

to apply what you already know and give yourself the same advice

you’d offer someone else in the same situation, such as: Avoid

fatty foods, get off the couch, and do a sit-up or two?


You get the point, right?


So let me ask you a question and challenge you as I do each



Do you have a lingering issue or two that you need to take action

toward correcting? Maybe you need to work on creating new

relationships, get started on that business idea, write the book

you’ve been thinking about, or have that talk with someone you’ve

been meaning to confront for months. You know what you need, and

you know what you need to do.


So let me ask you:


What advice would you give yourself?


Keep Smilin' !




By: Keynote Speaker Gregory Scott Reid

Speaker and two-time #1 best-selling author,

The Millionaire Mentor and Wake Up: Live the Life You Love