By the Numbers

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67,736 words 143 posts 1 year 0 times fired   Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would not otherwise have occurred. A whole stream …

Learning As Professional Work

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Tutors get a bad rap. To clarify: as a profession, they are thought of fine enough; it’s the need of a tutor’s services that gets viewed in a negative light. Regardless of the subject matter, the hiring of a tutor is often seen as a sign that something is wrong with the way things are and steps are being taken …

Engaged Team Players and Connected Brains

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At the beginning of the third and final day of EntreLeadership Summit 2016, this was me and my brain: Only 13 pages of notes, and it certainly wasn’t due to the lack of material. Patrick Lencioni and Dr. Henry Cloud were straight dealing yesterday … but my brain’s capacity was just full and its stamina was stretched. Since brains are front and …

The 2nd Day Seemed Like 5 Days

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Have you ever had a Navin R. Johnson Day? — the kind of day that reminds you of this classic scene from The Jerk? Today was one of those days: a day so completely full of good stuff that it feels like several days’ worth of great experiences as you sit in bed at the end of the day and survey all that …