Practicing composure

I have some experience with music, and one of the things that amazes me is how musical conductors can keep time despite everyone doing something… different. Every ┬átime the orchestra varies their playing speed to something different from the conductor, they are technically making a mistake, opening up the possibility that everything is disjointed in […]

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Over Dependence

Helping people is great. Especially when training people to be more capable or when they have a problem. Most of what I do on a daily basis is entry level problem solving, most of what everyone does on a daily basis is entry level problem solving. By this I mean there’s a problem and you […]

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A Different View of Tools.

A while ago I was part of a “Let’s get to know other people in the online community” chat were we pretty much played twenty questions. So it got to be my turn and I was asked what I never leave the house without. I thought a little bit and settled on ” A pocket […]

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Witch Doctors and Snake Oil.

A legitimate Nigerian herbalist asked to join a Facebook group that I manage and inspired me to think about why witch doctors and snake oil salesmen are so successful. For the most part the average consumer is lazy, I’m guilty of this. I don’t want to put forth the effort to find every single thing […]

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Hard Business

I’m going to take on a darker and grittier tone today and channel the Mercenary, from my Lessons of a Mercenary course. And today’s topic is the gritty world of business. The world of business and the world of fighting mirror each other a lot. They both are cutthroat in their own rights and take […]

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I am not a tourist

There are a couple of meaning for the word tourist, and not all of them actually apply to the definition of tourist. The two main ways I will be using tourist in this post deal with sight-see-ers and people who don’t know what they’re doing (or make easy prey) Being a tourist can mean someone […]

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