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

by Rick Baker
On Jan 16, 2019

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 setsFor 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, most people find concentration becomes easier when the topic or situation is one they are very interested in or excited about. 

When we to want to win at all costs, our perspectives become quite blind to the realities of situations.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 15, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

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

Some people cannot even begin to untie their emotions, so they can use logic to think about the real facts they face in situations.

Perhaps, the problem is, their Ego must cry out for help regardless of the situation they face?  

 

 

Inspiration is the music of creative intelligence.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 14, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

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

Our intuition is a special gift, with deep roots in our unconscious brains [lizard brains].

Our ability to inspire is linked to our creative intelligence and intuition - a wonderful aspect of our 'human condition'.


 

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Brain: about the Human Brain | Influencing | INSPIRE PEOPLE - GROW PROFITS! | Thought Tweets

Hope is not a strategy but it is an essential ingredient of leadership.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 13, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

'Hope is not a Strategy', an interesting business book by Rick Page.

"Hope is an essential ingredient of leadership." a Deepak Chopra quote from his book, 'The Soul of Leadership'

Both are accurate statements. 

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Abundance | Attitude: Creating Positive Attitude | Beyond Business | Leaders' Thoughts | Thought Tweets

Self-knowledge is the often-overlooked success ingredient.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 12, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

People who have a thorough understanding of themselves do better as business leaders. They understand their strengths and weaknesses; they understand their desires and goals; they understand their internal drivers and their behaviour; they understand their attitude toward and their reactions to situations and other people

Business flourishes when pleasant-enough personalities exchange interesting ideas.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 11, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And, of course, following through on commitments.

Link to Thought Tweet #278

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Ideas | Personalities @ Work | Thought Tweets

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