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Intrinsic Goals feel right...they align with our talents & strengths...they inspire & energize us.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 19, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Intrinsic Goals mesh with life purpose, mastery of task, and self-actualization.

Naturally, intrinsic goals align with talents and Strengths.

And, in contrast to extrinsic goals, intrinsic goals tend to broaden rather than restrict experiences. 


In pre-historic times people who didn't listen got eaten...now they propagate at will.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 18, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Could it be 21st Century predators are a forgiving lot of creatures?

Could it be Darwin was wrong?

...survival of the fittest? ... or was it survival of the most adaptable? ... or is it survival of the least able to listen?

Assuming evolution is an accurate theory - and I'm not so sure about that any more - How many generations will it take for human ears to shrink and disappear through lack of use?


Communication: Improving Communication | Humour | Thought Tweets

If you think communication is easy, you’re dreaming alone. If communication is easy, you’re dreaming with others.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 17, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Shared dreams and goals, naturally, breed quality communication.


Goals - SMARTACRE Goals | Thought Tweets | Vision: The Leader's Vivid Vision

Other people prefer it when you are present-minded rather than absent-minded.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 16, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

'Getting present' is a Focus exercise...a mind-process of narrowing and fixing attention. 

'Staying present' is a Concentration exercise...a mind-process of holding attention.

These two mind-processes, focusing and concentrating, involve different areas of the brain and they require the development of different skill sets. For me, and it may be different for you, focusing is an exercise of thought discipline. It requires thought discipline to cause attention to dwell on the single isolated situation or topic, ignoring everything else. This discipline can be very challenging. Similarly, concentration can be challenging when tasks are tedious or uninteresting. On the other hand, I find concentration easy when the topic or situation is one I am very interested in or excited about. 


Beyond Business | Brain: about the Human Brain | Thought Tweets

When will must win at all costs, expectations become blind to the realities of situations.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 15, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Some people cannot adjust their expectations to fit the realities of the situations at hand.

Perhaps, for some, it's as simple as Ego must cry out for help regardless of the situation?  



Inspiration is the music of creative intelligence.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 14, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Our gift of creative intelligence must be there to inspire ourselves and others.



Influencing | INSPIRE PEOPLE - GROW PROFITS! | Thought Tweets

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