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For one reason or another we human beings were born with egos...so be it...don't fight it...live & learn with it.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 21, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Egos - Can't live with them; can't live without them.

Egos - life's biggest challenges.


Attitude: Creating Positive Attitude | Emotions & Feelings @ Work | Thought Tweets

You gotta go the first mile before you start talkin' about going the extra mile.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 20, 2021

The Thinkin' Behind The Tweet

Everyone knows, "Talk's cheap". Yet, some people forget it. They get all carried away talking about going extra miles when they haven't managed to complete the first mile. They have taken some steps, cut some corners, etc., however, they haven't got that first mile done yet.

Clichés are cheaper than most talk: Actions are far more telling; Achieved goals speak volumes.

As your creativity increases your ability to receive good advice decreases.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 19, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Creativity is one of the most threatening commodities. As a rule, when people observe it happening around them they feel threatened. This causes them to construct opinions and express them. When you show people your creativity the amount of advice you receive is sure to increase...

But A BIG OUCH on the quality of that advice should you choose to heed it.

What habit-thing lurks around Urgency, allowing it to defy logic and beat out Importance, time after time?

by Rick Baker
On Feb 18, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When we face urgent situations they almost always capture our attention and action...even if we know we should be doing more-important things. 

Urgency is always hanging around the roots of Bad Habits

Discipline: It's about teaching, learning, & accepting most-likely-correct ways of doing things.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 17, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Discipline is about embracing rules & accountability.

Discipline is about directing actions toward goals.


Business Contains Only 3 Things | Goals - SMARTACRE Goals | Master Rules | Thought Tweets

About deviant behaviour in business: remove some, emulate some, & take care with the choices you make.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 16, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

To influence change, you must focus on specific vital behaviours.

Find 'deviant' behaviour that needs to be removed...find 'deviant' behaviour that needs to be emulated...do these things...and then you create change.



I mean, from the 'norm'...and some deviate behaviour is in the positive direction!.

Dare to be positively different.

Drive to be positively different.

Thrive to be positively different. 


Humour | Influencing | Thought Tweets

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