A Diamond Mentality
The attitude for Success
What is a Diamond?
Many sales organizations have made this word (Diamond) their high level achievement recognition description but why? Many only look at a limited aspect of this fine gem. Does a Diamond represent the nice home, the nice car, the bling, bling, money in the bank and all of the so called successes? It would seem so wouldn't’ it? Many companies and organizations that promote this word as a goal to achieve and those who have arrived at the achievement only view the material accumulations and miss the true meaning of becoming a gem worthy of being called a Diamond.
So what is a Diamond?
First we have to take a look at the specimen from the beginning and why they are used to point to high achievement goals. Diamonds are made of carbon, one of the softest materials on earth, but when carbon is under extreme pressure buried deep below more than 75 miles of rock and is in temperatures more that 2,192 F, it changes in to a diamond. Mother Nature has to toil for hundreds of years to make a Diamond. A Diamond comes from the bosom of the earth. One note, every 100 tons of mud produces one carat of a Diamond. There are different types of Diamonds. Diamonds are first rough Diamonds. These are the Glassy Diamonds that come out clean from the mines and does not require polishing; it is very rare to ever find a glassy Diamond. Then there is the octahedron. The next time you look at a Diamond think of all of the work, time, energy and resources that have gone in to making that one DIAMOND.
Each of the terms below are key factors in a Diamond. As you read them think about the meaning.
There are several elements to a quality Diamond
Colour is created by the light wavelengths a stone absorbs, transmits or reflects.
Transparency. The level of transmitting light.
Cut or shaped, Tumbled (Rough stone ran through a tumbler to unsharpen the edges
To see the phenomena it is visible when you concentrate light on it. It is important for gemology because a lot of stones are categorized due their phenomenon.
Now that we have an idea of what a diamond is, the mineral the rock we can begin to see why it is chosen to identify the successful. However used as total success is what the Diamond Mind attitude is all about.
Diamond Mind is an attitude, It is a level of mind and heart achievement. It is much more than just material achievement, it is also a level of mental achievement.
No schools in the nation teach this attitude. It can only be learned by knowing about it, truly unselfishly wanting it, and or finding a Diamond and following.
There are many Diamond Minds. They all teach the same principles. Some do not even know they are Diamond Minds, as the lifestyle is not primarily focused on personal, selfish or material gain.
Diamond is a commitment to a way of life and a winning mentality that is guided by the quadron principles of success.