Gary Crow Presents Audio Tidbits

Guts And Imagination

Starting a tidbit with a quotation or some other wise saying seems to help break the ice or since I am into clichés, it more likely is merely priming the creativity pump. Either way, a quote from Sylvia Plath struck me as useful for my present purpose, “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” Tune in to learn the point.


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Leadership Is Not About The Leader

"Making initiatives successful is all about focus and passionate commitment. The drumbeat must be relentless. Every leadership action must demonstrate total commitment to the initiative." (Jack Welch) Welch believes that leadership success depends on the focus and passionate commitment of the leader. Other authors emphasize different aspects of leader behavior but nonetheless, the leader is the prime mover, the key factor in the leadership equation. Similarly, "leadership" evokes various related images, depending on who is speaking and who is listening. Central to those images, however, are a few common characteristics that deserve your attention. Tune in to hear what they are.


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Does Believing Make It True?

According to Orson Scott Card, “This is how humans are: we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we really believe, and those we never think to question.” Wonder if this is true? If so, there are things you believe just because you believe it and others that you believe simply because you’ve never given any thought to not believing. Listen to see how this works out for all of us.


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Cooking Rice And The Art Of Posting

An old Chinese proverb says, “Talk doesn't cook rice.” I suspect it is equally true quoting old Chinese proverbs doesn’t cook much rice either. As I consider strategies for coming up with interesting tidbits, along with noting activities that do not cook rice, I’m thinking that also knowing those that do not lead to a great tidbit would be helpful. Once I know all of those on the don’t bother with list, what’s left are on the to do list. Here we go with the don’t list.


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Your First Six Pack

How about a six pack for a change of pace? Maybe you have a six pack of your own that is a little more quenching, so to speak. If so, pop a top and relax; and if a cold brew is not your style, a tall ice tea works just as well. You need only get comfortable, open your mind to the possibilities, and drink it in. This six pack's for you.


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