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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pop-Cap: Illusions of Substance

Every day it seems we are bombarded with news of some new psychological scientific study revealing some fascinating new factoid about human nature. Perhaps a bit more skepticism: “Andrew Ferguson, writing in the Weekly Standard, recently skewered the worlds of business and government, which credulously gobble up all sorts of suspect ‘findings’ and use them […]

30 Methods of Influence: #14 Admit Your Mistakes, Apologize, Ask for Forgiveness

“30 Methods of Influence” by Stephen R. Covey 14. Admit your mistakes, apologize, ask for forgiveness. When we are party to seriously strained relations, we may need to admit that we are at least partly to blame. When one is deeply hurt, he draws back, closes up, and puts us behind prison bars in his […]

Ask! They Won’t Always Tell You What You Want To Know

We are continually re-learning the lessons of life, even the small everyday ones. I pride myself on being an entrepreneur, someone who always finds a way, someone who continues with perseverance when others give up, a solution-oriented extra-miler. It may not be 100 percent true, but it is my self concept. Or as they say, […]

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