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    Scott Kregel

While it may seem like stress is coming at you from all directions, there are only two real sources:

  1. Stress we absorb from circumstances, and
  2. Stress we create for ourselves.

 

It’s important to recognize the two sources, because it gives us a little more control so we can choose a healthier response. Read more

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Personal Growth
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I love the movie Terminator. I first watched it when I was in middle school, and even back then the thing that struck me was the Terminator’s focus. He had exactly one goal: kill Sarah Connor. Nothing else mattered. Kill everyone in a police station? No problem if it means he’s more likely to kill Sarah Connor. Destroy an entire clothing store? Didn’t care as long as he’s one step closer to killing Sarah Connor.

 

Any collateral damage he created in pursuit of his goal did not matter, because that’s exactly what it means to have one and only one goal. Read more

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Personal Growth, Strategy
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Would you get a tattoo of your firm’s logo? The logo of the firm you own or work for? I’m not talking about a tattoo on your forehead or neck or butt. I’m talking about a tattoo in a normal place like your shoulder or ankle or just above your butt.

 

People get tattoos of company logos all the time. People get Harley-Davidson tattoos so often it’s boring. I mean if you’re going to have a midlife crisis, at least put some thought into it. But people also get tattoos of some real weirdo corporate stuff like the guy who got a tattoo of the KFC Double Down and the guy with the Walmart tramp stamp. I’m pretty sure the KFC one was a paid stunt, and I’m confident the Walmart one was joke (and as a joke, it’s the definition of being committed to a bit). Read more

As we finished Life Principles in Part 1 of the book review on Principles by Ray Dalio, we noted the power of relationships in our lives and how they influence us and how we in turn can influence others. It is also true that your ability to get what you want out of life is much greater when working with others than it is when working at it alone. Many of the Life Principles can be applied to groups by taking individual decision making and converting it to group decision making.

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Book Review
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