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Never Discount the Power of MOTIVATION

March 19, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

Recently, I heard a prominent speaker declare: “I think motivation is garbage.” She went on to say, “Motivation is never there when you need it. Ever, Ever, Ever!” She even said that we have all bought into this big lie that motivation really works. The speaker went on to explain her statement, but nothing she said changed my opinion of how TOTALLY wrong I think she is.

The Source of Knowledge is Experience

March 11, 2018

by Robert Stevenson

According to the Small Business Administration, there are 543,000 new businesses started every month, but only roughly 18 percent of them will ever succeed. The leading causes of small business failure are:

The Paralyzing Effects of Decision Fatigue

December 11, 2017

by Robert Stevenson

Decision Fatigue refers to the deteriorating quality of decisions made by an individual after a long session of decision making. Researchers have discovered by analyzing more than 1,100 decisions over the course of a year ... Judges, who would hear the prisoners’ appeals and then get advice from the other members of the board, approved parole in about 33% of the cases, but the probability of being paroled fluctuated wildly throughout the day.

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