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Self-control is a double-edged force: when it's strong it builds confidence; when it's weak it builds fear.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 26, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When we exhibit self-control we build our own confidence and this can be contagious, with confidence spreading from one person to the next.

When we exhibit lack of self-control our confidence shrinks..and this too tends to be contagious. 

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Influencing | Thought Tweets

Battles require people; People require battles.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 25, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

We all have heard it takes two to tango. Tango requires people...two. Battles require people...at least one.

Battles are a fact of human nature.

The question is: Do you back into battles or do you pick them well?

Is logic in action when you select your battles?

Does self-control determine your battles and how you fight them? Do your battles align with your strengths? 

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Beyond Business | Thought Tweets

Like Beauty, Fairness is in the eye of the beholder.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 24, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Fairness - an admirable motive...but, one that has a really difficult time surviving both delivery and receipt.

Fairness - a thing that tends to be torn between biased perspectives.

The rest of the world will treat me unfairly...OK...I will live with that.

I will treat others unfairly...OK...I will live with that too.

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Beyond Business | Thought Tweets

I wonder if AI will only be able to fake laughter...

by Rick Baker
On Apr 24, 2018
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IT & TECH

Problems are like icebergs: the biggest parts of them are below the surface.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 23, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

We human beings have a curious habit. We tend to express problems in ways that conceal the real sources of our 'pain'. I suppose our egos make us play word and mind games...prettying up our real problems with make-up so other people will view us in [what our egos hope will be] a better light.

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

Social Media provides an excellent opportunity to say what you say instead of do what you do.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 22, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Are you hunkering down over anti-social media?

Some thoughts about Fake Work.

...yes...pots do call kettles black.

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Humour | Marketing | Thought Tweets

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