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If you do not know your limitations then your willpower won't.

by Rick Baker
On Nov 23, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

"A man's got to know his limitations." Clint Eastwood said that when he played Dirty Harry in 'Magnum Force', (1973).

If you know yourself and you know your limitations then you have a fighting chance to know when you will need willpower. If you do not know your limitations then your willpower won't.

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Hero Worship | Thought Tweets | Wisdom: Surviving the Test of Time

Curiosity, Moderation & Variety are the archenemies of Bad Habits.

by Rick Baker
On Nov 22, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Q: Why are certain habits called Bad Habits

A: Because they reduce the ability to achieve our Goals?

Q: How might we change our Bad Habits for the better?

A: Consciously, practice Curiosity, think and act with Moderation, & expand your exposure to Variety.

While leaders must set Rules, they must also empower managers to be innovative as they pursue goals.

by Rick Baker
On Nov 21, 2020

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Few companies have that sort of culture...so - they must change if they wish to survive and thrive.

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Master Rules | Thought Tweets | Values: Personal Values

3 abilities rise above all others: intelligence, willpower, & drive

by Rick Baker
On Nov 20, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet 

Every human being possesses the seeds of intelligence, willpower, and drive at birth. To a certain degree, and the degree varies from person to person, we develop these three abilities over time. The amount of intelligence and willpower we develop determines the extent we are able to express our strengths. Drive is all about putting energy to productive use...drive is innate...intelligence and willpower protect drive from negative influences [...both intrinsic and extrinsic negative influences].

 

An ideal way to help people: show them how to 'disentangle' the energy and power they, naturally, possess.

by Rick Baker
On Nov 19, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Energy & Natural Talent: 2 things we all possess.

But,  we rarely experience people helping us put those 2 things to best use.

Be the exception...help people disentangle the energy wrapped around their Talents.

 

If you want to influence then Learn to Listen.

by Rick Baker
On Nov 18, 2020

The Thinking Behind the Tweet

LinkedIn is a valuable tool. We can use it to discover what other people think about topics.

I asked some of my LinkedIn friends the Question: What does it take to succeed at sales?

And, the most-repeated piece of advice was - Listen Better.

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Communication: Improving Communication | Influencing | Thought Tweets

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