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People mirror trust.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 7, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Trust: it's a dynamic thing; it flows 2 ways; you must extend it in order to receive it; it starts with Thought, then it inspires Action.

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A double-entendre metaphor: we have mirror neurons in our brains to help us understand other people's intentions...and we tend to mirror other people's behaviour.

 

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Emotions & Feelings @ Work | Influencing | Thought Tweets

Ancient communication wisdom: "Men trust their ears less than their eyes."

by Rick Baker
On Feb 6, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

"Men trust their ears less than their eyes."

Herodotus

Greek Historian, 484BCE-425BCE

Now, 2400 years after Herodotus, psychologists are completing experiments that confirm Herodotus' ancient wisdom...our eyes overrule our ears...truly, we do believe what our eyes see them do more than what our ears hear them say. This applies to their major actions and to their minor body-language signals.

As the pace of change increases, so does the power of leaders' courage & confidence.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 5, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And courage & confidence require lots of energy...because energy is needed to fuel clear thought and action.

So - use your energy as best you can, ensuring some of it goes to developing your self-confidence [which fuels the development of courage].

Spirited Leaders know that needs of the spirit lead to deeds of the spirit.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 4, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It has always been that way; it will always be that way.

When people fail to satisfy their 'needs of the spirit' they fail to self-actualize...they fail to realize/deliver their potential.

When people fail to satisfy their needs of the spirit they fall short of making a real difference.

Spirited Needs - your most valuable drive-energy.

Spirited Deeds - the elite of your Good Habits.

 

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Spirited Leaders | Thought Tweets

When you say "I don't have time", what are you really thinking? Why not communicate that real information instead?

by Rick Baker
On Feb 3, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Saying "I don't have time" and "I'm too busy" ... those are bad habits. They are bad habits that show how a person can self-brainwash to distract self or others. Or perhaps the person is guarding against something. But what? What is really going on behind those false claims?

Talents tend to bounce off Tasks they do not like.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 2, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Consider Talents. Consider Tasks

Don't fight the fit.

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STRENGTHS: People-Focused for Success | Thought Tweets

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