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Invisibility is the worst failure

Invisibility is a choice… To say nothing, to try nothing, to be nothing. That is to be invisible. Invisibility is robbing the world of what should be public, shared, talked about, and built upon. Above all else, failure is hiding from fear, doubt, and embarrassment. Success then, is taking off the cloak of comfort and…

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What is probable is more than possible

Kids think in terms of what’s possible. Adults tend to think in terms of what is probable. Both approaches serve a purpose, but it’s possibility-thinking that creates the most impact and change. While kids think little about repercussions, their adult counterparts overemphasize them. In fear of being wrong or jeopardizing time and capital most ‘mature’…

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You need not be the originator to be an innovator

Struggling to dream up a great idea? Feel as though you’re not creative enough? Nonsense. More than anything else, creative block is a veil of unrealistic expectations about what is required to improve and progress. You need not reinvent the wheel when it already exists. Innovation still means improving upon the wheel or even finding…

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Steve Jobs on death, life, passion and progress

I started writing this post about Steve Jobs, one of the greatest Mavericks the world has ever seen and the magnificent life he led.  But no matter how I said it, I realized my own words could not offer justice to a man that has literally changed the world. So, who better to leave us…

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Innovators are collaborators not corroborators

We rely on innovation to address challenges and to make our lives more enjoyable. But innovation decreases and eventually ceases when change agents (that’s you): Become bystanders Decide to hoard their ideas The world is in need of anxious thinkers (not onlookers) who stimulate ideas through providing and sharing ideas. When people relieve themselves of…

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Panic is not a strategy

A while back I had a conversation with a doctor I have not forgotten. “Most patients look at professional help purely as a last resort,” he said, “meaning once the pain gets unbearable, they finally come in. Sometimes I can help, but other times, it’s God’s business at that point.  People are not very proactive…

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If you can’t, you must; if you must, you can

The word “can’t” has become a one-step-solution many people use to put their nagging inner-thoughts to rest. After all, once we declare that something cannot be done, there is no need to think about it or worry about it, right? We can justify our abdication and retreat with logic: “It’s out of my control.” “It’s…

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