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Success contains a blend of 'imaginative' & 'disciplined' thinking.
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Automated reporting tools only work when managers are doing the right things.
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Why anger is better than frustration
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You cannot force a round talent into a square task.
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Winners seek solutions and think of better places. Losers agonize over problems and fear uncertainty.
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It isn't about who's right or who's wrong. It's about who does and who doesn't have emotions under control - and Why?
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Don't muddle through the same old problems. Engage Talents and address new, more-lucrative problems.
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When you display anger people get defensive. (Wow -Who'd have seen that coming!)
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Disciplined thoughts lead to successful actions.
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Ancient communication wisdom: "Men trust their ears less than their eyes."
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Perhaps, complaining about other people is gratifying...perhaps, it satisfies a need?
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Curiosity doesn't kill cats...it just makes them very interesting.
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Even objective, well-intentioned, well-delivered criticism gnaws, rips, and tears into thin skin.
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Discipline yourself if you wish to persuade others.
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Ask value-packed questions. Allow time for people to think, express themselves, and provide value-packed answers.
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Let's not stumble along purposeless roads...let's construct better paths.
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Procrastination is a lot like using your dentist's drill on your own teeth...
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Good leaders repeat messages so good followers don't repeat errors.
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Some things are urgent; some things are important; very few things are both urgent and important.
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People eat sour fruit sparingly. Yet they complain about it much.
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If you cannot see the forest for the trees, you're out on a limb.
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Do not assume the purpose behind your instructions is obvious.
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People are more inclined to follow than to lead. This can be painfully clear when egos are unleashed.
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Errors visit us to make sure we haven't forgotten we exist to learn.
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While leaders must set rules, they must also empower people to be innovative as they pursue goals.
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If you had no problems on your mind, how much would you think?
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We simply must spend more time imagining Possibilities..."Think of things - not as they are but as they might be."
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Learning from practice makes perfect - Learning is the essence of mastery.
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