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3D Competence: Domain Knowledge v Core Competencies

As we develop ourselves and our professional skills there are those that are 100% portable and those that may or may not move with us as we move through our careers. I spent ten years in the training and development

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“He is so rich,…

“He is so rich, he has no room to shit.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations There really is such a thing as too much of a good thing, or of anything.  Ever heard of an ’embarrassment of riches’?  How about an

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Positive Thinking – umm?

Positive thinking is like positive drinking.  It can be intoxicating but don’t drive under the influence. Neutrality and outcome focus leaves us nimble, agile, flexible and ready to react to the realities we encounter between here and our goal.  Negative

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Mental Ecology – Part 2

Common ecological practices include the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  They also include clean and renewable sources of energy such as solar, wind, geothermal and others. So in terms of our internal environment and harnessing our personal energy towards effective

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Mental Ecology

You are responsible for what you hold in your mind, not for what goes through it. – John-Roger, D.S.S. “I will jump that fence and fight every n***** here,” Riley Cooper, Philadelphia Eagles Both of these seemingly unrelated tidbits entered

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The win at all costs culture

Performance enhancement.  It’s all over the sports pages, it dominated the business news during the credit default crisis, it fills your email spam folder.  So we could take the conversation in a lot of directions.  Is it a predominantly male

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Supermoon –

OK this is a stretch topic but here goes. This weekend will be the 2013 Supermoon.  The moon will be the closest to us it will be for all of the year.  It will appear huge.  The image at right

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