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Written Goals don't just help you set your work-priorities, they help you define your personal Values.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 14, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Values, Purpose, Vision, Rules, & Goals are not discreet, stand-alone concepts. They are intertwined. For most People, they are iterative-too...gaining more clarity with time. When you boil business down, its essence is People, Process, & SituationsPeople come first. People bring with them 'Character'...which, for each person, is a summing up of his/her Values, Purpose, Vision, Rules, & Goals. 

About structure...shouldn't your people see your business at least as solid as the building you work in?

by Rick Baker
On Apr 13, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Overall, small and mid-sized businesses lack the structure they need to be sustainable, let alone be excellent. Business is about 3 things: People, Process, & Situations. Process means structure: structure for plans; structure for roles; structure for workflow; structure for communications; structure in the form of rules.

Business Contains Only 3 Things: People, Process, & Situations

Master Rules

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Business Contains Only 3 Things | Master Rules | Thought Tweets

Negative feelings by their very nature tend to alienate and isolate us. Then they go about wasting much of our energy.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 12, 2021

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Feelings are mind states where egos are at work justifying their appetites.

While the voices of ego are little, they are incessant. Barrages of little voices fight to serve and satisfy the huge appetites of egos. Egos, their appetites, and their little but incessant voices are not to be ignored.

What we do not know has never increased so quickly....choose focusing over fretting...choose to use Talents.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 11, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Alvin Toffler predicted it. Now, we're up to our ears in it. 

People are strong when they have talent, opportunity, knowledge, and skills. While the knowledge requirement is growing exponentially, so are the opportunities

People have not changed.

People still have amazing Talents!

People need to focus more....and that takes more work because of the escalation of interruptions. [There's a lot going on out there.]

When self-confidence shines it is charismatic, magnetic, & contagious.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 10, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And when self-confidence shines it keeps ego in the proper light. Put another way, it allows ego to perform in most-productive ways...ways that are appealing and so inspire other people.

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INSPIRE PEOPLE - GROW PROFITS! | Thought Tweets | Values: Personal Values

Some people are way too busy talking to learn...

by Rick Baker
On Apr 9, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

I bet you've noticed some people simply must express their views. If someone interrupts them, sooner or later, one way or another, these people will keep returning to what they were saying until they have finished saying it. And, if they don't think you are listening then they will repeat their message until they believe you have listened

And, these people are quick to interrupt others and squeeze others out of conversations so they can inject their views.

Listening isn't important to these people: they don't feel a need to listen because their minds are made up. 

These people are way too busy talking to learn.

 

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