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180907_Choice_Mag_cover smallOver the span of my career, I’ve discovered that anything is learnable. Though it might take 10,000 hours to achieve mastery, I can achieve a certain level of competence.

But it’s not always desirable.

I could learn how to be a results-only, hard-driving command-and-control leader. But that’s not who I want to be.

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I hope you had the chance to refresh a little over the holidays. I sure am getting the sense of a renewed sense of optimism!

Often it’s useful to step back and recognize what we have to share and build on!

I’ve decided to be optimistic.

Oh sure, there’s stuff all the time that gets me down.  I worry about stuff, bad things happen, plans fall apart.  I live in the same world as everyone else.

But optimism is more of a choice than a reaction.

Suppose you lose a major customer.  Read the rest of this entry »

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