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Thinking Is the Key Element of Your Life

Thinking Is the Key

Which is easiest to change – Thinking, Acting, or Feelings? Acting is often chosen, but it is actually thinking. Thinking is the key! Consider this – thinking about changing your actions precedes the actual actions, right? That doesn’t mean that you believe the thinking, but you are acting on it nevertheless.Thinking Drives EverythingIn fact, the most […]

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Customer Needs and Customer Gets

Customer Needs and Customer Gets

Anyone who receives a work product from you is a customer or client. The customer needs something from you and the customer gets something from you.  Unfortunately, what the customer needs may not match what the customer gets from you. That spells dissatisfied customer or maybe lost customer. It is imperative to find ways to make […]

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Feeling Bad? Act Differently!

Feeling Bad

Feeling bad or sad? You probably want different emotions, right? Well that is easier than you think! One simple tool is act different than your feelings. Since your feelings are primarily responders and often untrustworthy, then change your actions to help your emotions change. Acting Then Feeling, or…You realize significant benefit when you act even when your […]

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Preparing for a Moment of Truth Conversation

Preparing for a Moment of Truth Conversation

A moment of truth conversation is like it sounds, just a few moments to aid learning and growth. On average, from my experience, most of the time a moment of truth is only a few minutes. Done right, it helps individuals move toward performance excellence.  Every leader faces times when a person needs some correction in […]

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Freedom V and Self-governance

Freedom V and Self-governance

The Freedom V is a great tool and principle, because it helps you grasp how  to link freedom and self-governance. The V graphic is largely self-explanatory especially when you have the table to the right of the V as you can see in the picture below. The two most important elements are the V shape and […]

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Self-governing, Eric Clapton and Hyperbolic Discounting

Self-governing, Eric Clapton and Hyperbolic Discounting

One of the most important values for leaders is self-governance. It is important for the leader and everyone they influence to be self-governing. So, the leader works on their self-governance and teaches others to be self-governing. Okay, but what does that have to do with Eric Clapton, and what the heck is hyperbolic discounting. I hear […]

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