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If you are spending too much time fighting fires at work, your career is getting doused.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 19, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The economy would get a serious boost if 10% of business people would apply the 80/20 Rule and spend more time doing work directly linked to building value [planning the work and working the plan] and less time fighting fires.

When there's no two ways about it, it isn't good conversation.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 14, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Well...that's an idiom wrapped up in an aphorism wrapped up in a bit of truism.

Regardless, closed minds don't tolerate others' ideas and undisciplined minds are always tied to ears that close and mouths that open.

 

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Communication: Improving Communication | Humour | Thick Skin & Thin Skull | Thought Tweets

If you want to hit a grand slam in business, use your WOMBAT.

by Rick Baker
On May 28, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

WOMBAT

Word Of Mouth Business Acquisition Team

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Humour | Marketing | Sales | Thought Tweets

So you have a mind like a steel trap do you…then you will know intelligent life forms choose to avoid traps.

by Rick Baker
On May 17, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Illustrations of mental prowess can put people off....especially when performed by braggarts and wiseacres.

It's okay to yell and scream at work...celebrations do not have to be subdued.

by Rick Baker
On May 16, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Baby Boomers, an interesting 'generation': grew up under pressure...watched the first steps on the moon...survived disco music...and some of us still haven't figured out how to stop yelling and screaming at work.

 

Power of Will & Spontaneous Creativity...aren't they the wonderful, bi-polar highlights of our human condition!

by Rick Baker
On May 15, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Power of Will - a much-praised attribute and process of character (willpower).

Creativity & Spontaneity - humour, music, art, & invention - these add magic to our lives.

"Do you appreciate both?"

"Do you balance both?"

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Emotions & Feelings @ Work | Humour | Thought Tweets | Values: Personal Values

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