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How To Get On A Roll… And Then Stay There

Get on a roll and stay there

Jeffrey Tambor’s words are solid advice for that time when you are on a roll.

Sometimes in life, you just have to learn how to get on a roll and then stay there.

I’m on a roll this week. Less than one week after my birthday, I found out who put a nice dent/gouge in my car, and they agreed to pay for the damages. I made a great contact just by being in the right place at the right time making the right comment. I bought a lottery ticket and won a free ticket (the next one was not a winner, but I DID get two for the price of one). And today, I have two phone interviews.

While these “wins” may not make it appear that I am on a roll, it is all a matter of how you look at it. Where I am in my life, I have to view these things, small as they are, as “wins.” The more wins you rack up in a row, the more you view the roll you are on as a winning streak. The larger the winning streak, the more positive you feel. The more positive you feel, the greater the chances of having something good happen. If you haven’t read “The Secret” yet, I’ve just saved you $12.95. (You can send half that amount to me to fully inherit some karma.) Continue reading

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