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Episode 070: It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

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Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #070 — Keep going!Giving up on something is often the quick and easy way out. But that "quick" can have lasting impact. The second-guessing, the self-criticism, and the self-flogging lingers long after the quitting is done.All too often it's merely the persistence that makes the difference between success and…

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Episode 069: Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed no hope at all.

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Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #069 — "Hope is not a strategy!"My Vistage Chair, Larry Hart, said that so many times it became part of the lore of our group, almost a cliché. Despite that, the message landed … As a leader, hope isn't even part of the equation. Clear values, a resonant dream,…

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Episode 067: Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.

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Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #067 — Sympathy is a force multiplier.Way back in Episode #005 (3/5/18), we played with Teddy Roosevelt's idea that "Comparison if the thief of joy." When I read this quote by Oscar Wilde, I first thought that this week's conversation would snap back to dire warnings against comparison or…

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