“First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.” Dale Carnegie
“There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a person being themselves. Imagine going through your day being unapologetically you.” Steve Maraboli
A friend once shared with me something their Dad did when in a sticky social situation. Cornered by the party bore who thought their life was simply so fascinating they had to tell him about every last detail of it, without pausing for breath, and without any indication that they might ask him about his… Read More Hmm, interesting . . .
I’ve known about Adams’ Equity Theory for a long time (look it up here if you’re unsure). And I always thought I’d understood entirely why it’s rolled out when there’s any discussion about motivation. But recently I really came to understand it through a situation of perceived unfairness that brought theory to life. I’ll be… Read More To be fair . . .
Recently at work I spent what might be turn out to be 90 of the most valuable minutes I’ve ever spent thinking about project planning. As a big picture, high intuition, high extravert preference, experiential learner person (I know, we’re a nightmare for the sensing, thinker, aren’t we?), planning and detail aren’t my default position… Read More I need a plan . . .
Working with a scientist I was surprised to hear them say that they expect to fail more than they succeed, and also fascinated by the notion that every failure takes him a step closer to finding the answer to a solution. And in one fell swoop it blew out of the water the phrase I’d known… Read More It is ok . . .
You don’t need to understand the nuances of chemical shift anisotropy (I don’t) to understand the message here. Sir Peter Mansfield talks about “the birth of the MRI” . . . “In those days coffee and tea breaks were taken in the tea room of the Physics Department. It was an opportunity for members of… Read More What might happen in the tea room . . .