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Can You Say “No” to “Yes” Men?

  Last week we talked about no. This week we’ll talk about yes.[1]   It’s always good to have at least one person in your group with a negative mindset. At least one, no more than two. [2]. The point is to get a person who doesn’t always agree with you. Having a dissenting voice …

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January 19, 2012

Gossip for Good? New Research Shows Benefits of Gossip

  As I have discussed in my book “Half a Glass: The Realist’s Guide”[1] rumors and gossip are going to happen whether you want them to or not. The only decision you can make is if you want to know what’s being shared or be clueless to the information (or misinformation).  While you may think …

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Excerpt from Chapter 6: Goal Setting the Negative Way!

    There is a widely held belief that if you want something done right, you and you alone must do it. This feeds into the romantic notion that one person can rise above the noise and build success with only their two bare hands. The idea is that we are lone travelers, overcoming obstacles …

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