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Pigeon-proof Productivity

I was having dinner with friends and the conversation veered in many directions.  Not sure how we got on the topic but I was relating following story. Between my career in broadcasting and my current career, there was a period

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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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Mental Ecology: More Resources

Searching around the web on the topic of Mental Ecology I found a couple of useful links.  One to a David Allen Article of Huffpost.  It is a coincidence and not a coincidence that I am using a term from

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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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Treating the symptoms

I have had a variety of intestinal ailments for more than thirty years.  In the last two weeks, I have had some nasty symptoms.  My response has largely been in the area of treating just the symptoms and not really

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Reframing. A technique for overcoming limiting beliefs

One of the biggest obstacles to accomplishing goals we set for ourselves is overcoming the limiting beliefs we hold.  Here’s the math.  It’s all about vectors and force.  We are trying to get from point A to point B.  We

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Is your Work a Well Fare?

Your work is to find out what your work should be and not to neglect it for another’s. Clearly discover your work and attend to it with all your heart. (Dhammapada, v. 166) I found this Buddha quote in a

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