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“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” - Scott Hamilton

There are all kinds of issues and circumstances that are constantly bombarding our 360 zone.

These mental viruses will attempt to penetrate our protective shield.

Our protective shield is our own personal attitude.

A strong personal mental toughness attitude will prevent any foreign entity from invasive action whatsoever.

Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States (1929–1933)said, “Children are our most valuable resource.” 

Sometimes young children understand life better than adults.

Here is a nine year old’s take on attitude.

“The importance of attitude is how you control it. Your attitude changes people as well as yourself.”


“The importance of attitude is how you control it. 

 Your attitude changes people as well as yourself. 

 It reflects on your morning, afternoon and evening. It changes the way you talk and the way you feel. 

 You can’t make one little thing ruin your life. 

 Stay positive.  Stay happy. 

 Act the way you want to be treated but you can’t ask other people to act the way you want to. 

 Attitude is life. We can’t control other people’s attitude. 

 You can only change your own. 

 You are you and be happy and be happy you are who you are.”

 Break any negative and self-defeating cycle with decisive, deliberate action.

This life changing action will not transpire without changing your attitude as illustrated above by the nine year old.

Implant the true meaning of attitude into your sub-conscious mind.









Attitude of mind

Ask Yourself , who and/or what is in control of my life?

Who and/or what is in control of my $$$$$$? 

How can I create more success for myself?

Make every day 24/7 / 86,400 seconds count.

How will you show up 12 months from today?

Earl Nightingale stated that “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal.”

Then what is your worthy ideal?

Why you are doing, what you are doing is the definition of your own personal worthy ideal. 

Is it a worthy ideal?

If it’s not working presently, then you need to change it up. 

William James stated it masterfully, “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”

We need to get to the root of this attitude of mind. 

Dr. Thurman Fleet (1895-1983), was the founder of the ingenious Concept Theory better known as the “Stickperson”. 

Via this image, he created a holistic approach regarding the following; treat the cause and not the symptoms. 

This image represents attitude as a composite of thoughts, feelings and actions. 

These thoughts feelings and actions trigger a frequency that is best described as stimulus, emotion, filter mechanism, interpretive mechanism and ultimately behavior.

Dr. Thurman’s Stickperson, represents the conscious mind (thoughts), subconscious mind (feelings) and body (action). Ultimately, we create results good, bad or indifferent.

If we understand this simplistic image, then we must take full responsibility and complete ownership  for our thoughts, feelings and actions. It’s a very simple formula as less is more and by reducing everything to the ridiculous it becomes second nature.

Thinking + Feeling + Action = Results

Kids get it.

Carpe Momentum

Franco Cianflone


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