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Only when comforable with your communication will Egos help you bring about the changes you desire.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 11, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Egos are nitpickers. 

Egos need to be stroked.

Egos don't like unpleasant surprises.

Egos always bring their baggage.

Good News: you have an emotionally charged group of leaders. Now: how do you convert that energy to the positive?

by Rick Baker
On Feb 27, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When our ancestors first saw fire, the first things they saw and understood were destruction and danger. As time passed, as they became more thoughtful and more adventuresome, our ancestors learned the energy of fire could be harnessed and put to productive use. 

Harnessing energy and putting it to good use...that's the territory of leadership.

[So, when you see people blowing off steam at work recognize there is energy generating the steam. Energy is good. Energy does good when it is harnessed and properly directed. That's a thing of leadership.]

Understanding Fire: That's one of Man's greatest achievements. That applies both externally and internally.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 14, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Where would we be without an understanding of how to use fire?

Wouldn't we be cold and uncomfortable?

Wouldn't we be uninspired?

Wouldn't we be in the dark...at least, half the time?

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

People mirror trust.

by Rick Baker
On Feb 7, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Trust: it's a dynamic thing; it flows 2 ways; you must extend it in order to receive it; it starts with Thought, then it inspires Action.

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A double-entendre metaphor: we have mirror neurons in our brains to help us understand other people's intentions...and we tend to mirror other people's behaviour.

 

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Emotions & Feelings @ Work | Influencing | Thought Tweets

Intrinsic Goals feel right...they align with our talents & strengths...they inspire & energize us.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 19, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Intrinsic Goals mesh with life purpose, mastery of task, and self-actualization.

Naturally, intrinsic goals align with talents and Strengths.

And, in contrast to extrinsic goals, intrinsic goals tend to broaden rather than restrict experiences. 

 

When we to want to win at all costs, our perspectives become quite blind to the realities of situations.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 15, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Some people cannot adjust their thinking to fit the realities of the situations at hand.

Some people cannot even begin to untie their emotions, so they can use logic to think about the real facts they face in situations.

Perhaps, the problem is, their Ego must cry out for help regardless of the situation they face?  

 

 

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