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Problems can be like icebergs, with their most-troublesome parts hiding below the surface.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 5, 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.


Attitude: Creating Positive Attitude | Solutions & Opportunities | Thought Tweets

When leaders fail at the little details, especially the interpersonal details, trust erodes.

by Rick Baker
On May 28, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Trust is pretty much everything. Followers look to leaders for positives, subliminal or overt justifications for building trust.


Top performers feel disappointed when they make errors. Then, quickly, they replace that thinking with confidence.

by Rick Baker
On May 26, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Self-confidence is precious.

Self-confidence is self-grown.


Self-confidence is essential.

If you simply must get something out of your system, make it productivity.

by Rick Baker
On May 25, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

I believe it was James Watt who first said, "If you want to blow off steam, put it to work."

[I could be wrong about that...]

Under-Promise and Over-Deliver…Under-Talk & Over-Listen

by Rick Baker
On May 21, 2018

The Thinking Behind the Tweet

While people are very busy, somehow they manage to remember the promises you didn’t deliver on. And, if people are talking there is a reason for it. I mean, people have reasons for saying things even if the things they are saying are not on the same topic as the things you are thinking while you could be listening while they are talking. Rather than thinking all that stuff by yourself and waiting for them to stop talking so you can get your thoughts delivered…listen.

If you want people to bring your ideas to life, show an interest in theirs.

by Rick Baker
On May 15, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Sure, you're biased and you know full well your ideas are superior. 

But don't let that stop you from listening to other people's ideas from time to time. Little expressions of attention and interest go a long way.



Attitude: Creating Positive Attitude | Humour | Ideas | Thought Tweets

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