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Tag: Effectiveness

No “Big” Items

November 1, 2017 0 Comments
No “Big” Items

The Big Rocks: I often think of the Covey story about putting the big rocks in the beaker first, then the small stones, then the sand and finally the water. See, the problem is, if you do all the little things first, there isn’t enough room in the day for the big important things. On […]

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Leadership and Socks

August 26, 2015 0 Comments
Leadership and Socks

Bad Habit: I have a (bad) habit of sometimes putting my feet up on the chair across from me at the home breakfast table. It’s usually after I have finished breakfast, have moved my plate out of the way, pulled my Kindle reader close and topped off my coffee. The hope is to be relaxed […]

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Misleading Analogies

July 22, 2015 0 Comments
Misleading Analogies

Comparisons Well-made analogies can be quite useful, informative and enlightening. Or, they can be ill formed and/or carried too far. Here’s a definition: a·nal·o·gy: a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification. Seems straight forward enough. I like analogies and use them often. […]

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A picture is worth a thousand words

September 18, 2013
A picture is worth a thousand words

AND, science now shows us words rely more on pictures than we had originally thought. For the first time, researchers report that they “were able to link the auditory signal in the brain to what a person said they heard when what they actually heard was something different.” When there is a disconnect between visual […]

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