Author Archive for: ‘Paul’

  • TWAW Stay Ahead Of Your Problems

    Avoid Problems By Preventing Them

    An excellent way to solve problems is by not letting them happen in the first place, through prevention. Prevention is why we bring our cars in for maintenance, visit our doctor for an annual exam, and have a mid-year check-in with our boss. We want …

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  • Twaw Bulletproof

    Make Your Plans Bulletproof

    This week at work, bulletproof your ideas. If you’ve got a new idea, a plan, a program; find people you trust who can poke holes in it for you. Not someone who is going to agree with you, nor someone who will simply be combative. …

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  • Twaw Arrive With A Solution

    Arrive With A Solution

    While you may feel like a smarty-pants worker to be the first to discover and inform your boss of a problem, don’t alert them without also being able to offer a potential solution. Anyone can point out problems. Finding something broken without a suggested fix …

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  • Ice Cream Museum

    Attention To Detail

    You’re looking at an interior detail from the pop-up (i.e. temporary) Museum of Ice Cream located in the Meatpacking District in New York City. Not only is their lighting made to look like upside-down ice cream cones… But, the walls are decorated with the texture …

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  • 10-Point Presidential Formula For Success

    I didn’t know a lot about President Lyndon Johnson, but I’ve enjoyed learning about him via Wikipedia. While reading the terrific book, The Magic Of Thinking Big, by Dr. Joseph Schwartz. In a section about “Thinking Right Toward People,” Dr. Schwartz featured the 10 Point …

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  • TWAW First Things First

    Do First Things First

    Where to start, huh? No matter what system you use to plan your activities – paper or digital – sometimes it can be difficult to determine what to do first. Especially since *all* of it is important, right? I’ve tried lots of approaches over the …

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  • Meetings Don’t Bore People…

    We blame our meetings for lack of innovation and progress in our companies. It has been declared “brainstorming doesn’t work!” We spend our days sitting, wasting time, energy, and money in boring… tan… artifically-lit conference rooms. Accomplishing? Nothing. But, here’s the thing… Meetings don’t bore …

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  • Curiosity Creates New Paths

    “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

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  • Sandbox Graphic Baby Blue

    Grains of Sandbox Wisdom

    When speaking with students, or someone asking for career advice here are some grains of wisdome from the sandbox. Keep an Idea Journal Always have something with you to write down thoughts and ideas. Getting them out of your brain and onto paper makes room …

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  • On Resisting Change

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