You Might Be Accidentally Ignoring Problems (and How to Fix It)

Neon lights on brick wall that read "You are what you listen to." This article is about accidentally ignoring problems by not listening.

“When one person tells me a harsh truth, I can be sure she’s speaking for others who aren’t as bold. It makes me pay better attention, and then I realize others have been saying the same thing all along, just more softly. I haven’t heard it because I haven’t really been listening.” -Melinda French Gates,…

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Seven Ways to Improve Performance

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People often ask me, “What are the Seven Ways?” and “Why did you choose them as your business name?” The assumption being that Seven Ways is referencing a prescribed formula, as in, “Here are the seven ways I will help you” or “Let me show you the seven ways to improve.” I can see that.…

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Fear of looking stupid is holding you back

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I love driving. A few years ago I decided I wanted to learn how to drive properly. Like, in a sporty way. You know, learn how to accelerate properly, take corners, and push my car to her limits. So fast! So furious! The point is, I wanted to make good use of my vehicle and…

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