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Here's a definition of Mediocrity: living in bad-habit shadows.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 23, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Bad Habits follow us like shadows. Bad Habits make us mediocre. We can replace Bad Habits with Good Habits...it's a matter of choice...and commitment & self-discipline...and it's a matter of trying New Things.

Do you see the light?

Willpower is the human body's most energy-intensive process.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 10, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The brain accounts for 20% of the body's energy use. And, nothing consumes more brain energy that the exercising of willpower.

Willpower: that's when the brain, through conscious thought, forces/guides the body to behave in ways that lead toward [are consistent with] long-term goals.

Hunger for Big Data: unlimited volumes of every imaginable type of food…awaiting the arrival of creative recipes.

by Rick Baker
On Oct 30, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And software is the secret sauce.

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IoT: an unlimited supply of hands holding utensils ready, waiting and able to feed product and service development.

by Rick Baker
On Oct 29, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The Internet of Things [IoT]: Are your products and services hungry for improvement?

 

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Persistence is Self-Discipline in Thought then Action then Thought then Action then Thought then Action...

by Rick Baker
On Oct 9, 2020

The Thinking Behind the Tweet

Brian Tracy said, "Persistence is self-discipline in action."

I believe desired Actions are always preceded by desired Thoughts.

In order to achieve Goals we must first discipline our Thoughts then those disciplined Thoughts will govern our Actions.

The habit of self-discipline is an essential ingredient of success.

 

Ego is the part of the mind that causes us to do what feels good to us because we think it looks good to others.

by Rick Baker
On Sep 28, 2020
The Thinking Behind the Tweet

That's a Spirited Leaders' definition. Some say Ego is a flaw. For example, if I understand him accurately, Eckhart Tolle considers Ego to be a pain body that really provides no benefit. [And I have a great deal of respect for Eckhart Tolle.] I think Ego is a valuable piece of the human condition but it is only valuable when people self-monitor and self-regulate to make sure Ego stays within boundaries of moderation.

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