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Some people become problem magnets...attracting a never-ending series of similar problems.

by Rick Baker
On May 18, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Many of us don't see the problems coming let alone see we are the specialists who create them.

For some people - problems get totally out of control...arriving one after another...time after time after time.

Some people cannot get out of their 'problem ruts'. They need help. They need the benefits found in other people's talents & strengths.

 

 

Everyone wants to use personal strengths to create value and observe others confirming appreciation of that value.

by Rick Baker
On May 8, 2018

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Now, I suppose a few people do their best work and have no expectation that it will be appreciated by others. If those people do exist then they are extremely rare indeed. 

Most people have egos and egos have needs. Egos are the essence of needs and needs are the essence of egos. And, needs have internal and external implications.

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Perfectionists show us how natural talents can create bad habits that out-muscle willpower.

by Rick Baker
On May 5, 2018

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Attention to Detail is a valuable leadership tool...unless it takes over its owner.

Too much of a Good Habit = a Bad Habit.

And, that's how the Devil lurks in the Details.

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

by Rick Baker
On Mar 22, 2018

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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!

Intrinsic Goals feel right...they align with our talents & strengths...they inspire & energize us.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 19, 2018

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Intrinsic Goals mesh with life purpose, mastery of task, and self-actualization.

Naturally, intrinsic goals align with talents and Strengths.

And, in contrast to extrinsic goals, intrinsic goals tend to broaden rather than restrict experiences. 

 

Self-knowledge is the often-overlooked success ingredient.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 12, 2018

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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. 

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