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Good thinking is expensive.

Good thinking is expensive. It takes time, attention, energy, etc., and it often involves other folks.

But bad thinking often costs a fortune, right?

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A way to find your truth.

As you know, the mechanism which ensures human survival is the ability to change our behaviour.

More often than not, behavioural change starts with an insight. But continue reading

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Your preferred search engine is your mind.

Sure, Google may have more data. But, to you, what good is a 4.3 Google Reviews rating for a hair salon at which they were short with you or your friend(s)?

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Why do you watch TV shows?

You’ve likely heard of HBO’s wildly popular TV show Succession. It never shows any special effects, and no new frontiers of nature, science, or technology are cracked continue reading

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Are people like Jose Mourinho the reason why we need a Rotten Tomatoes for soccer coaches?

Ever wonder why well-known European soccer clubs keep hiring dated, in-decline, and mean soccer managers like Jose Mourinho?

(If you’re a fan of Jose Mourinho, I’d love continue reading

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Strategy is a plan to create value.

Know someone who can explain strategy in simpler terms? Hire them.

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Successful folks tend to be givers.

Those who don’t give usually don’t lack resources; they lack direction.

One of the gifts most people can’t get enough of is the continue reading

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How to wrap advice as a gift a Redditor might open users are known as ‘Redditors’. If you ask around, you might be surprised to find that some continue reading

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You know that maintaining goodwill towards your work or brand with regular ‘a-ha’ gestures for your clients, colleagues, and even yourself is essential, right?

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If we are what we do..

..then what are we when we don’t?

May 15, ’21

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The most effective actions are within the reach of everyone

Can anyone make a leap to surprising new heights of career and/or business success with better focus?

In short, yes. This is the mental tic tac to which Erik Qualman continue reading

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