Journal

Journal

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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Structure and themes

Good structure supports many themes. Build the right structures to keep moving, building momentum, while rotating the themes.

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Next start momentum

Prepare for the _next start_ and recognize there will be always be more. Be ready to start strong, rather than eking nominal returns out of the end of the previous day.

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Good friction

Good friction makes for more memorable and unusual experiences. Digital processes work to eliminate all friction, including the good points.

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Prioritize people

The pandemic has only exacerbated, not caused, these conditions. Use the tools available to connect with most meaningful people in a personal manner.

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Ideas and connections

It's difficult to build in time for brainstorming and connecting with others. It's made harder when working alone, and the pandemic has exasperated the conditions.

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