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Working With People
No two people agree 100 percent of the time, but when they’re like-minded, they’re drawn together. The key to walking hand in hand is to discover common ground and focus on that. The more commonality you have with someone, the closer your relationship is likely to become. Competitive weight loss companies may not see eye...
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LIFE WORKS BETTER WHEN … Feelings come from your thoughts rather than your thoughts coming from your feelings. Feelings need to be the results, not the cause.
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    Believing in peoples potential vs. Fixing peoples problems   Encourage ideas vs. Sharing ideas   Supporting vs. Controlling   Giving responsibility vs. Taking responsibility   Asking questions vs. Making statements   Teach how and where to find answers vs. Giving answers   Three questions:        What do you need to know,...
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When developing people it is better to use “Could” in place of “Should” as it evokes a different response: Should evokes “Why?” Could evokes “How?” This simple principle goes a long way, in particular when you’re trying to encourage people to learn and grow. Using “should” in conversation or leadership creates an authoritarian, “You should...
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I love this quote from Dr. Joseph McClendon III “If you believe that other people are judging you, or that they somehow have some malice against you, then you will treat them differently and you will behave accordingly. They may not think or feel that way at all, but if you believe they do then...
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When we think of the most destructive weapons we generally think of huge bombs or nuclear bombs however the weapon that daily does more destruction than all the bombs is one we all possess. It is also the most difficult weapon to control hence leading to hurt, anger, cruelty, criticism and a host of other...
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Most people say never assume. When you assume you it makes an “ASS out of U and ME“. I BEG TO DIFFER! There are 5 assumptions I believe are essential to help us understand people we disagree with. Weather they are true or not they are extremely helpful.  I ASSUME: 1. PEOPLE DO WHAT MAKES SENSE TO THEM.  ...
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Webster defines a Leader as “One who Leads”. Profound isn’t it ? What we discover is a leader is not necessarily one with a position but one with a process of performance in solving problems. All to often we find people in a position of leadership who really aren’t leaders; they just follow directions in...
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🔹Cruise lines said “We can match those big Navy hospital ships with some fully staffed cruise ships.” 🔹GM & Ford said, “Hold our cars, watch this; we can make ventilators where we were making cars by next week.” 🔹Construction companies said, “Here are some masks for the medical staff & doctors.” 🔹Restaurants & schools said,...
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RELATIONSHIPS – GOOD OR BAD? Today is the day once a year we dedicate to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. Hopefully every day we aspire to be better than yesterday especially in our relationships. What is it that makes relationships good or bad? The “Gottman Institute” did an extensive study with over 3000 couples...
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