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Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Effort Effect

Why are some motivated by failure, spurred on to greater effort, but others are discouraged and give up? The answer lies in how they EXPLAIN the outcome to themselves. Some choose to interpret “failure” as merely a stepping stone, part of the learning process, evidence they need to try harder, longer or try a different […]

What You Believe Affects What You Achieve

Ok, you know I heartily believe that your world view and your attitude affect your life BUT guess who the above “What You Believe Affects What You Achieve” quote is from?  None other than the self-confessed Super Nerd, left brain, logic rules engineer, practical, computer man Bill Gates. Try https://www.gatesnotes.com/Books/Mindset-The-New-Psychology-of-Success if you don’t believe me! “Our […]

Unwilling to Take a Deeper Look: Culture of Complacency Cultivates Catastrophe

“Culture of Complacency Cultivates Catastrophe”  Brig. Gen. William E. King IV (then colonel) commanded Dugway Proving Ground in Utah from 2009 to 2011, during which time the military laboratory mistakenly sent live anthrax to facilities around the world. (Anthrax is a lethal disease caused by the bacterium “bacillus anthracis” which can form dormant spores that are able to survive in harsh conditions for […]

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