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Monthly Archives: July 2011

An Easy Way to Avoid Learning

Want to avoid learning? Want to ignore the lessons? Then find the inevitable exception and cling to it! Argue passionately! Vehemently! As a leader, I run into this on occasion. Someone feels impelled to point out the counterargument or make the minority case. Frequently, there is truth and validity in the other side. But too […]

We do these things because…

We do these things because they are the right thing to do. And because we know no other way. I am obsessive about neat and clean. My company manages apartment homes; it is important to me that the grounds be kept neat and clean, free of litter, that the clubhouses be tidy, the restrooms inviting, […]

Attitudes are Contagious

Whether or not we realize it, we spend most of our lives on one stage or another. We are always under observation. Our behaviors, speech, emotions, and motivations are parsed for clues as to who we really are behind our social masks. Even those closest to us—our mates, our kids, our best friends, our work […]

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