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Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Genius of Collective Intelligence

No one human being created the car you drive, the computer on which you are reading this, even the last pencil you used. All were brought into being by a team of human beings, by collective intelligence, knowledge shared and accumulated over time. If you think about it, it requires an incredible cultural and social […]

30 Methods of Influence: #23 Agree on the Limits, Rules, Expectations, and Consequences

“30 Methods of Influence” by Stephen R. Covey 23. Agree on the limits, rules, expectations, and consequences. These must be clearly established, agreed upon, understood, and enforced. Personal security is largely born of a sense of justice—knowing what is expected, what the limits, rules, and consequences are. Life can be thrown out of kilter with […]

We Are Just Dealing With Thoughts, and Thoughts Can Be Changed

What we experience inside our heads—our emotions and reactions—are just inner effects of outer events. The stories we choose to tell ourselves, the way we choose to interpret events, powerfully impacts our responses and our effectiveness. It has been said that stress is not an event, but a chosen reaction to an event. We may […]

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