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Willpower is the human body's most energy-intensive process.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 10, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The brain accounts for 20% of the body's energy use. And, nothing consumes more brain energy that the exercising of willpower.

Willpower: that's when the brain, through conscious thought, forces/guides the body to behave in ways that lead toward [are consistent with] long-term goals.

Hunger for Big Data: unlimited volumes of every imaginable type of food…awaiting the arrival of creative recipes.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 30, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And software is the secret sauce.

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IoT: an unlimited supply of hands holding utensils ready, waiting and able to feed product and service development.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 29, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

The Internet of Things [IoT]: Are your products and services hungry for improvement?

 

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Persistence is Self-Discipline in Thought then Action then Thought then Action then Thought then Action...

by Rick Baker
On Mar 9, 2019

The Thinking Behind the Tweet

Brian Tracy said, "Persistence is self-discipline in action."

I believe desired Actions are always preceded by desired Thoughts.

In order to achieve Goals we must first discipline our Thoughts then those disciplined Thoughts will govern our Actions.

The habit of self-discipline is an essential ingredient of success.

 

Ego is the part of the mind that causes us to do what feels good to us because we think it looks good to others.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 28, 2019
The Thinking Behind the Tweet

That's a Spirited Leaders' definition. Some say Ego is a flaw. For example, if I understand him accurately, Eckhart Tolle considers Ego to be a pain body that really provides no benefit. [And I have a great deal of respect for Eckhart Tolle.] I think Ego is a valuable piece of the human condition but it is only valuable when people self-monitor and self-regulate to make sure Ego stays within boundaries of moderation.

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Strong leaders excel at using their talents, knowledge, and skills. Strong Leaders influence others to do that same thing.

by Rick Baker
On Oct 24, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Strength = Innate Talent [as signalled by STRENGTHSFINDER Top 5 Talent Themes] + Opportunity [which leaders are obligated to provide to self and others] + Specialized Knowledge [of the details of the plan and the work processes…and about the people and the situations the people face] + Practised Skills [as Malcolm Gladwell teaches, think in terms of at least 10,000 hours to master the tasks that make up a business role]

Influence = the essence of Leadership


 

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