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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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Collectivism v Individualism in work teams Part II

Monday I identified the following four issues with our current approach to team building and productivity in the workplace. Our systems of evaluation and compensation are all skewed toward individual performance rather than team performance. Our management structures tend to

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What I did on my summer vacation: Brazil, Boston, Beards

Is there a beneficial collectivism that supports and maintains the individual while enhancing the chances for attaining success en toto?  Really, that’s your first sentence after two weeks vacation? I have spent the last two weeks with my wife’s family

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Can’t See the Forest or the Trees

My basic method has to do with getting de-cluttered from the inside out, clearing out the mental overload that leads to stress and reduces productivity and going all the way through the individuals work and home environment.  I help folks

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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: 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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De-Cluttering Ideas

My wife and I are moving and while reading up on kitchen designs, she shared the following article on de-cluttering with me. This also dovetails with the discussion on Friday about Mental Ecology.  One way to have less ‘stuff’ to

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