How Did They Do That? A Paradigm Shift In Your Thinking 

HWHAP is that the sound of the, “Board of education meeting the seat of learning”?

I don’t know about your learning style, mine is always curious. In earlier life I found myself hampered by being “less than” or even jealous of others success. Fortunately, through a series of events – which I paid for, sometimes massively – I moved to a point of simplistic oversight: “How did they do that?" One of the shifts in my paradigm came from quick peaks and snippets into other lives. For me, capturing some of their essence is useful. Here is a couple on the top of my mind to share.

You can’t talk your way out of a problem you behaved your way into. - Mr. Peterson

For all the managers coming up on quarterly reviews, I trust this will give you an edge in your guiding, corrective and building of character interviews you will be having with staff. BTW, you are doing your staff zero favors when not well prepared to discuss all aspects and expectations; including those areas that need to be discussed; tough love stuff.

What you do 3, 6, 9, 12, months back will let you know what your results will be today. - Kipp Myers, President and CEO of Graystone Mortgage.

Gonzaga came in second place last night, overcome by the North Carolina Tar Heels. Notice, I did not say they lost, they came in second place. The coach of the Bulldogs, Mark Few, has been with Gonzaga for 18 years as head coach. He has been on the coaching staff of Gonzaga for 28 years. First time in the final four and first time to the championship. Well done Coach Few, thanks for being persistent.

If you focus on the obstacles instead of the objectives, FEAR will always eclipse your faith. - Pastor Daniel Espy.

Whether in business, life, religious direction, you have to have fortitude. Study those who pressed through. Note that those of religious leadership will, in most cases, have to wait past their lifetime to see the results of their efforts. Makes getting your business off the ground seem a bit more plausible eh!?!

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. - Bernard Berenson.

McDonalds needs that consistent structure. You: not so much. The human is wired to grow year over year. To grow requires the desire to pursue which requires the time dedication to learn; just do it.

Learning is not the product of teaching, learning is the product of the activity of the learners. -John Holt.

Be a great product of the teaching being sent your way.

HWHAP, anyone guess this one? Starbucks card to the 1st 3rd and 27th person who posts up the correct answer.


Mark Palmer

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