Month: May 2021

CLICHÉ: Brutal Honesty is bad.

CLICHÉ: Brutal honesty is bad. WHAT WE FORGET: Brutality is the thing that’s bad. You might not consider this one a cliché. I would probably agree but this seems to be a very common belief among internet commentors that I’ve come across recently and I thought it might be fun to look at. I’d like …

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CLICHÉ: Set Specific Goals.

CLICHÉ: Be specific with goal setting. WHAT WE FORGET: The broad strategy. ‘Set specific goals,’ is excellent advice. Why don’t people follow it? Because it’s difficult. Because they face analysis paralysis (specific means selecting from a larger pool of options). ‘Set specific goals,’ is bad advice if the overall strategy isn’t in place. First, understand …

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