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You too can see the positive things in people...just open your mind then your eyes.

by Rick Baker
On Aug 15, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When you have a positive mental attitude you are less critical of others.

When you have an agreeable personality you are less critical of others.

When you want to and think you can...you will see the best in people.

When we were newborn babes, we somehow knew the best way to get what we wanted was kicking and screaming.

by Rick Baker
On Jul 28, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When we were newborn babes, we somehow knew the best way to get what we wanted was kicking and screaming.

At first, really nice bigger people encouraged us to take action.

Then, of great surprise to us, many bigger people began a life-long assault aimed at proving otherwise. 

Don't shoot the messenger until you've at least had a chance to see the opportunity.

by Rick Baker
On Jul 11, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Too often we close our ears and our minds to those who express objections.

Too often we close our eyes and our minds to opportunities.

Discontent, regardless of how it is packaged, just may be the best vehicle for positive change.

You fool no one and annoy many when you set bars higher than you yourself can jump.

by Rick Baker
On Jul 9, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

To the full extent possible - do not delegate work you cannot do yourself.

At the very least, take utmost care if you find yourself delegating work you cannot do. 

Should you find yourself delegating work you cannot do yourself, do not make the mistake of being too critical of the performance of others. Be well aware of the limitation caused by your lack of ability to help them improve.

Wow - you're sure surprised to find others become silent when you put down their ideas!

by Rick Baker
On Jul 8, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Try putting an end to receiving input from people then vetoing their ideas and shutting people down.

Even better, try putting an end to asking people for input, receiving the input you requested, then vetoing ideas and shutting people down...that one really burns people.

Those who seek perfection in others will find the human condition is permeated with imperfections.

by Rick Baker
On Jul 6, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Do not assume you are your own harshest critic

Do not assume your perceptions of others are unbiased or fair or reasonable.

Do not be blinded by the worst in people.

 

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