Archive for the ‘Motivation’ Category

More 2018 Lessons Learned

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Part II of II Here are more lessons I learned during the past year: Express Lane – Remember the Information Superhighway? That’s so last century. Web 1.0 brought us static pages. Web 2.0 provided interactive connectivity. Web 3.0 is here, and as Peter Diamandis noted in his November 18 ‘Abundance’ newsletter: “During the next 2 […]

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Lessons Learned 2018

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Part I of II During the 14 years I wrote a monthly newsletter, the December issue focused on the ’10 Things I Learned’ the previous 12 months. While Fast:Forward ended a year ago, I am inspired to share these 2018 lessons: Experience Speaking – Last month during an alignment meeting, a boss gave this advice […]

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Counter Approach

Monday, November 26th, 2018

One of the many Cognitive Biases – errors in thinking when interpreting the world around us – is Self-Serving Bias. Defined as ‘the tendency to claim more responsibility for successes than failures,’ it can be summarized as judging myself by my intentions and judging others by their actions. When I mess up something, my typical […]

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Redefined Inspiration

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

In the 1991 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies, Keith Carradine – in the leading role – delivers a song highlighting the legendary humorist’s most famous line: ‘Never met a man I didn’t like.” Try the shoes on that are his, Feel what makes him what he is What’s it like inside his […]

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Basic Etiquette

Monday, October 15th, 2018

This past weekend my wife and two of her friends hosted a bridal shower for the daughter of another friend. Only about half of those who received an electronic invitation took the time to respond. Keep in mind all they had to do was click ‘Yes’ or ‘No.’ It could be this is a generational […]

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