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Habits come in two flavours: green for Good and red for Bad. When you Influence others, don't make them see red.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 12, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

 

People Do Only 3 Things: Good Habits, Bad Habits & New Things.  [a link to over 300 posts About Habits]

There are only 2 ways to positively Influence others: (1) doing Good Habits & (2) doing New Things.

Why not show your Good Habits and, at least once in a while, try some well-planned New Things

If you want to influence others, influence yourself first. Make little changes for the better. Then share that good habit.

by Rick Baker
On May 20, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

All great leaders make major changes to their way of dealing with 'their personal challenges' and their way of interacting with other people. 

All great leaders learn how to replace Bad Habits with Good Habits.

Self-control is magnetic.

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Habits: Good Habits, Bad Habits, & New Things | Influencing | Thought Tweets

Perfectionists show us how natural talents can create bad habits that out-muscle willpower.

by Rick Baker
On May 5, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Attention to Detail is a valuable leadership tool...unless it takes over its owner.

Too much of a Good Habit = a Bad Habit.

And, that's how the Devil lurks in the Details.

Two keys to beating your competition: (1) Start & (2) Finish.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 21, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

If you make a habit of doing these two things, you will be leaps & bounds ahead of the pack.

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Habits: Good Habits, Bad Habits, & New Things | Thought Tweets

Some never tire of fighting the same battles, using the same weapons, & meeting the same defeats. What peculiar stamina!

by Rick Baker
On Mar 8, 2018

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It seems some people never tire of experiencing the same old problems. What peculiar stamina!

Perhaps most of us appear that way when viewed from others' perspectives. [Attribution Bias]

Perhaps when observed by others most of us appear to obstinately cling to the bad habits that limit our ability to deal successfully with other people?

Perhaps my perceptions of other people's behaviour, as I watch them struggle, are too harsh?

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Habits: Good Habits, Bad Habits, & New Things | Solutions & Opportunities | Thought Tweets

Strategies for managing error-induced anxiety can lead to happier, more-productive lives.

by Rick Baker
On Jun 16, 2017

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

When we make errors we feel at least a little anxiety.

Anxiety is a dangerous state of mind because it can lead to rumination, worry, and deep and dark fear.

Better to nip anxiety in the bud, before it has a chance to grow into a very bad habit.

 

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