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Here's a good habit: test your Decisions against the Values you hold dearest.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 11, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

You will find decision-making becomes easier and 'less conflicted' when you develop the habit of testing your decisions against your personal values.

Other people will find it easier to understand you and your decisions if they perceive alignment between your decisions and your values...that is - the values you express, which are consistent with the character you exhibit.

Creativity feeds and grows...depending on the curiosity behind its dominating questions.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 9, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Curiosity is the precursor to Creativity.

We see Curiosity in young children...they approach life as if it is a question free-for-all.

Children, somehow, know they must ask questions or they will learn little and not do well in life.

Curiosity is one childlike habit we should not give up.

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?

Inspire business people by letting them know that you know what they do when they are at work.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 29, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

If you believe people know what you do when you are at work then check again...you may be quite surprised to find others have a very fuzzy impression of your work. Or, they may know almost nothing about your work.

You do not have to emulate them...you can stand out...you can ask them and learn what they do...then you can know what they do...and they will appreciate you for it. 

 

 

 

 

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

by Rick Baker
On Jan 21, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

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

Sure, there are many other things you need to do to serve and succeed.

To deliver value, all of those things must occur between (1) a Start & (2) a Finish.

 

 

 

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

Some never tire of fighting the same battles, using the same weapons, & meeting the same defeats. What peculiar stamina!

by Rick Baker
On Jan 8, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It seems some people never tire of experiencing the same old problems. What peculiar stamina!

Perhaps most of us appear that way when viewed from others' perspectives. [Attribution Bias]

Perhaps when observed by others most of us appear to obstinately cling to the bad habits that limit our ability to deal successfully with other people?

Perhaps my perceptions of other people's behaviour, as I watch them struggle, are too harsh?

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