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Benjamin Disraeli

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Today’s Quote

“How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” Benjamin Disraeli In the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” author Dale Carnegie begins by advising the reader never to “criticize, complain or condemn.” You can’t provide motivation while tearing someone down.

Thinking Like a Pro

It never fails. Snow is falling here in Northern New Jersey, only days after the temperature reached the 70s. That sort of thing happens every March, making it an uncomfortable kind of month. One day it’s spring, the next day it’s winter again. We don’t like these abrupt changes. We prefer consistency. We want to […]

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Yesterday at the Gold Medal Squared coaching clinic, we received a sobering lesson in statistics. Why sobering? Because the talk reminded us that in trying to measure any performance, we face two challenges: First, we must measure the right thing. Second, we must measure the right thing in the right way. It brings to mind […]