Category: Paul’s Monday Tips

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Any strong emotion makes us stupid

Think of your own experience, and things you have done that you later wondered why you did something so stupid. …

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They won’t do it!

When you hear… ‘I will do it…’ vs. ‘I will try to do it…’ Which one gives you confidence? I …

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Are you asking for lots of carpet?

A man in Gandhi’s entourage was forever complaining about this, that, and the other. Finally, Gandhi said to him, “If …

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A carwash experience…

Last week I went to a hand car wash that had recently opened nearby. My car was pounced on by …

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Catch them doing something right

Many of the precepts of management grew out of the latter stages of the industrial revolution where there was careful measurement and specification of results.

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If I were you, I would…

We love to give advice. It makes us feel good. The passing of knowledge and experience to others in our …

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The idea that starts everything

Look around you at some of the amazing things people have done. Every one of them started with an idea, …

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How balanced is your life?

First, I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then, I was dying to finish college and …

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Where did my confidence go?

Confidence is something many of us wish we had a bit more of. Confidence comes from a Latin word ‘fidere’ …

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Why criticism hurts

Criticism can hurt, yet feedback can be helpful. What’s the difference? Consider who will benefit. Feedback is for the benefit …

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