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8 Things Truly Powerful People Want

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8 Things Truly Powerful People Want

Truly powerful people are those who have authentic, positive influence over others. Not those who only have 'position'. But those who are world changers because they are life changers.

(1) Others to succeed. Truly powerful people are past self promotion as an end in itself. They want to raise up others and see them succeed in their lives.

(2) Everyone to win. Their only competition is themselves. They believe that in life, everyone should win.

(3) Harmony and peace. Truly powerful people know that when there is harmony and peace, much more can be accomplished.

(4) Want to give to others. They know that there is a two fold blessing in giving. One, the feeling of giving. Two, more will come back to them.

(5) To put others first. They know that you can't raise up others without also going higher yourself.

(6) To encourage and empower others. Truly powerful people are natural encouragers. They empower others by encouragement and by giving them self confidence.

(7) To make a difference on the planet. They know that they can do this one person at a time. They focus on individuals, not crowds. They know you can move several by moving just one person.

(8) To show kindness to all. Truly powerful people are conscious of and recognize those who others don't give a second thought to. The so-called 'little people' or 'unimportant people'. They know that everyone is important and has feelings. They are kind and caring to all.

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Reply Report robert237 2013-12-23 11:16
We haven't seen anyone like this since Mr. Mao
The world sure could use another one like him.
Reply Report not4fun 2013-12-23 14:12
i think these "8 things" drive home the very values of the America, which is the only truly super-power across the planet today.
Reply Report Dr.Bill.Shen 2013-12-23 17:37
Pope Francis might be the one personifying these eight lofty precepts.
Reply Report MichaelM 2013-12-23 18:45
Dr.Bill.Shen: Pope Francis might be the one personifying these eight lofty precepts.
Yes I think you're right.
Reply Report waterdroplets 2013-12-24 13:52
A good post and very positive going forward. I believe if all powerful people just want one thing and ask one question while holding onto their poweful position, and that is: "How can I serve the people better?" our World and life in it will see a much better and brighter future!

I take this opportunity to wish all Christians, CD Members and Staff:
"A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!"
Reply Report MichaelM 2013-12-24 16:04
waterdroplets: A good post and very positive going forward. I believe if all powerful people just want one thing and ask one question while holding onto their powefu ...
Yes. Thank you. Merry Christmas to you too.
Reply Report tedbrent 2013-12-24 20:05
Word up. But if a careerist or aspirant wants to come through in China, then he has to learn other tricks, such as finding a way to curry favor with big boys running the show or what Americans call influence peddler , who have some special privileges at their disposall. It's called guanxi culture; its effects and influence have been tremendous.

Merry Christmas to you all.
Reply Report daniel720517 2013-12-27 17:11
but it's hard for most people to reach this high.
Reply Report 匹夫 2014-1-25 07:53
very good

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Michael is the author of the transformational book, Powerful Attitudes. He is a professional educator, an educational consultant, an author. He lives in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. He enjoys playing guitar and writing poetry. He loves China.


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