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Appreciate best of others

Bring good energy and help others with their struggles. Find ways to appreciate the good from others. Work to be better for others.

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Adventurous perspective

Yvon Choinard says "Adventure begins when everything goes wrong." Another perspective is to approach days and projects as adventures, knowing everything will not go right. The destination is often less important than the adventure, like any good rantum scoot.

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Expected outputs

Recognize the expected outputs from a given effort. Don't expect results that don't match the inputs.

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Emphasize values

Personal values matter, especially during challenging times. Find ways to emphasize values within the given structure and confines.

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Make things, better

When change happens quickly, it's a chance to build new things. Use this chance to make things, better this time.

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Finding good in the challenge

Find the good aspects that won't come back. Recognize the challenge is the only way forward.

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Perception frustration

Brief encounters leave a lasting impression, and negative impressions take time to correct. The correction starts with communicating the right messages. Find ways to communicate the best aspects, change perception with continued thoughtful application.

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Anticipate likely scenarios

If the situation gets out of control, it's often because of earlier mistakes. Play through possible scenarios mentally ahead of time, anticipate the most likely scenarios, and then repeat the process better the next time.

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Patient confidence

Present the right message, avoid introducing anxiety, and project confidence and progress towards long term goals.

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Encourage socialization

Good connections are hard to come by and those opportunities shouldn't be put off for the 'right' time. Make time. Encourage others.

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