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You are so derisive...if only you could change that "r" to a "c" you'd have one good character attribute going for you.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 25, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

This thought occurred to me while I was trying not to listen to a particularly annoying nitpicker.

...but for one letter...

Ever since, I cannot witness criticism without having at least a slight smile.

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Criticism: Constructive Criticism is an Oxymoron | Humour | Thought Tweets

Our fingers naturally point outwards. Perhaps that's why we point at others when it's time to place blame.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 24, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The joys of evolution!

We enjoy all the benefits of both opposing thumbs and blame-pointing fingers.

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Beyond Business | Criticism: Constructive Criticism is an Oxymoron | Humour | Thought Tweets

The joys of job seeking; the joys of hiring. It’s all about people connecting in ways that maximize the likelihood of achieving common goals.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 23, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It isn't about the amount of formal education.

It isn't about the number of years of prior-employment experience.

And...it does not have to be a painful process.

 


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Communication: Improving Communication | Spirited Leaders | Thought Tweets

The more you use your talents the harder it is to wear them out.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 22, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

We struggle when we don't use our Talents...and many of us accept that struggling lot in life.

Yet, few of us struggle to use up our Talents.

Isn't that unfortunate!

Two keys to beating your competition: (1) Start & (2) Finish.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 21, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

If you make a habit of doing these two things, you will be leaps & bounds ahead of the pack.

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Habits: Good Habits, Bad Habits, & New Things | Thought Tweets

If you want to build them up don’t put them down.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 20, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When you have authority, most people shut down, in one way or another, in response to your criticism.

Maybe you want them to shut down?

Maybe you don't?

...what are you trying to accomplish with all that criticism?

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Criticism: Constructive Criticism is an Oxymoron | Thought Tweets

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