Do you know that it's impossible to hit a major league fastball?Let's do the math. It takes 250 milliseconds for the muscles, bones and tendons of an elite athlete to take a full swing.The visual reaction timeā€”the time is takes to s...
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I've sat through countless meetings where business people rationalize with charts and graphs.Data that "prove" their offerings are "better" than the competition.And not simply objectively better, based on product and service performance....
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We lost the iconic film critic Roger Ebert to cancer last week.A wonderful human being, supremely talented writer, and arguably the greatest movie reviewer of all time.But to me, Roger Ebert was a leader.Which probably makes you think, "...
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A wise Rabbi once said, "If I am I because you are you. And you are you because I am I. Then I am not I and you are not you."We are not separate. We define each other.We are fronts and backs of each other.In order to describe a particula...
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Years ago I was exposed to a simple idea.It was referred to as "the three knobs." Every project is ultimately controlled by turning knobs.Up or down.There's the time knob, or the duration of a project.The money knob, otherwise known as t...
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There's an old story about two shoe salesmen.They're sent by their companies to Africa to scout the market.One man calls his company and requests the first flight home."We can't sell shoes here," he explains, dejectedly. "No one wears th...
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In the late 90s, I was introduced to the single most important aspect of successful influence.The lesson was passionately expressed by an aging salesman in the film "Jerry MaGuire.""If this is empty, this doesn't matter."He made his poin...
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It's official.The answer to every possible question about the marketplace is a click away.And free to one and all.The internet is choked with information and advice.Who is doing what and why.What works and what doesn't.Trends and predict...
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One of my first jobs was at a Procter & Gamble plant.I worked the graveyard shift, loading soap on tractor trailers. I got paid by the pound. When the shift ended, a few of us would head to a pool hall. Whoever loaded the most pounda...
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