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

by Rick Baker
On Apr 21, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

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

Don't give ideas the brake, give ideas a break - Support a Local Curious Person!

by Rick Baker
On Apr 16, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

I believe it has been clearly established that curiosity does not kill cats. I'm suspecting dog lovers created that myth...you should view that saying as anti-cat dogma.

Instead of dissing curiosity by repeating that anti-cat saying, especially to children - give a curious person a pat on the back!


 

Leaders do best when it is clear they have sacred rules, which we call “The Master Rules”.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 11, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Master Rules: these are rules set by the Leader and well-communicated by the Leader to all followers.

The Master Rules must not be bent. And, if they are broken then the consequences are clear and enforced. The Master Rules must capture the essence of the Leader’s Personal Values, mesh with the Leader’s Strengths, and serve as clear directions towards the Leader's Vivid Vision. 

Courage is the 'Prime Enabler'. It enables self-analysis, self-confidence, curiosity, creativity, & innovation.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 5, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It takes courage to face adversity. It takes courage to face criticism. It takes courage to face change

Children are born courageous and independent-minded. But, often, that is discouraged.

It takes wisdom to re-build courage.

Necessity and Courage walk hand-in-hand with their finest child, Confidence.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 2, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Necessity can be the mother of Invention. But let's not forget her other children. Let's think about Confidence, sired by Courage.

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Thought Tweets | Values: Personal Values

When leaders fail at the little details, especially the little interpersonal details, trust erodes.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 28, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Trust is pretty much everything. Followers look to leaders for positives, subliminal or overt justifications for building trust.

 

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