personal journal

personal journal

Written By Jeffrey Gitomer

KING OF SALES, The author of seventeen best-selling books including The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, and The Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude. His live coaching program, Sales Mastery, is available at

Personal Journal Idea Starter Page

What are some topic ideas to write about?

Oh baby, I have a TON of ideas. Here are a few:

Who are you?

What do you want to become?

How are you doing that right now?

Best thing that ever happened

Family memory — best Christmas — best Thanksgiving

What kind of a parent are you?

What kind of a parent will you be?

Brother — sister — spouse or significant other

Scariest thing that ever happened to me

Biggest aspiration

Best vacation — First vacation with family — Summer camp

First car — Best pet — Best friend — First date

How I have fun — What I want to do to have fun

What ideas I’m thinking about? — Aspirations

Places I wanna go to — What I learned from places I’ve been

New things I’m going to do — What I learned about

Old/bad habits I gotta break

Write personal messages or thoughts you might want others to read some day

Feelings about children, parents, friends


Why you do things

What hopes you have for yourself and others

Great people I have met

Best books I have read

Moments that changed my life

My luckiest moment

What my future will look like

Who I want to become

My biggest mistake

My best memory of life

Jeffrey Gitomer is the author of The Sales Bible, and The Little Red Book of Selling. President of Charlotte-based Buy Gitomer, he gives seminars, runs annual sales meetings, and conducts internet training programs on selling and customer service at He can be reached at 704/333-1112 or e-mail to

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