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Begin with the End in Sight

Sports have a great advantage: the goal is immediately apparent.  In golf, sink the ball in the hole.  In football, get the ball across into the endzone.  In quidditch, catch the golden snitch.  Regardless of the sport, the rules clearly state how to score points and the objective.  Unfortunately, the objective of training is not…

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The Not So Simple Art of Communications

Communication is an art form that requires diligence and patience to get right.  How we approach differing opinions can quickly set the stage for positive (or negative) interactions.  Once each person has taken up camp, it is difficult to find a common ground.  In business, and our personal relationships as well, perspectives matter.  In the…

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Images and Parables

Parables are word pictures not of visible things, but rather of things of the mind and the spirit.That which cannot be seen with the eyes of the body, a parable will reveal to the eyes of the mind, informing the subtlety of the intellect by means of things perceivable by the senses, and as it…

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When Carrying Baggage Impacts Change

There are times when I think General George S. Patton had an easier time moving his Third Army across Europe than I do getting my kids into the minivan for a trip. The kids are masters at prolonging the process: I start with a friendly announcement that we will be departing in an hour; 30…

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Instagram

We are visual learners: Instagram helps us share our learning journey. Creatively Efficient has joined Instagram in an effort to share with you some of the tips and tricks we learn during our journey of sketchnoting and bullet journaling.  I won’t lie, there might be an occasional post of personal celebration in there, but the…

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