In order to embrace today’s post you have to know what a “SNIOP” is!
According to Zig Ziglar, a SNIOP is a person who is Subject to the Negative Influence of Other People!
Things like . . .
Letting others rain on your parade or
Steal your joy or
Gun down your ideas and the all time favorite . . .
When we enter the SNIOP zone we have a tendency to join in on negative talk instead of selling or just taking action in general.
We also lose a tremendous amount of time when we enter the SNIOP zone!
We spend time complaining
By the way, I used to enter the SNIOP zone every time I watched the news. Call me crazy, but hearing about 5 different murders, the latest country to drop a bomb on another and someone going to jail for scamming old people didn’t exactly make me want to go out and sell things at rock star like levels oh and . . .
Today is all about realizing two simple things . . .
First . . . Don’t allow yourself to be a freakin SNIOP! You’re in control . . . don’t relinquish that control!
Don’t let others discourage you or make you doubt yourself.
Note: If its constructive . . . embrace it! If its just somebody not digging the fact that you’re on to something . . . make a note to give a damn what they think and move on!
Second . . . Make sure you aren’t creating a few SNIOPs of your own by spreading any negativity you might have.
Your Turn . . . Are you subject to the negative influence of other people or do you feel you have a pretty good body armor when it comes to this stuff?
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