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Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #94
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This week we learn about communication, ambition, and effective team-building. As well as cool alarm sounds and yet another tool to focus more effectively.
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3 Droplets of Leadership
People Aren’t Meant to Talk This Much
The internet has many issues, but the root of many is that we are constantly communicating with one another. Before the advent of online tools, people spoke less often and with fewer people. The average person had a few conversations a day, and the largest group they addressed was likely a wedding reception or a company meeting, with a maximum of a few hundred people. There were few ways to amplify their words and spread beyond the original context.
It is essential to consider the possibility that there should be limits to the amount and frequency of communication people can have online.
Don't miss this article on this very topic.
If you still decide to engage in many conversations, you might find this useful:
Why Is Ambition Important?
Ambition is commonly defined as the desire and determination to work towards and achieve great things, accompanied by an inner drive that keeps one focused on their goals. It is an intrinsic motivation that guides one to success.
Read more about ambition here.
On a similar topic:
5 Effective Tips for Building a Good Team
Throughout sports, business, and life, we have seen the impact of successful and unsuccessful teams. We understand that the right team can differentiate between success and failure. Over the years, Lynn Power has had the opportunity to assemble many successful teams in the advertising industry and now as an entrepreneur. To help others achieve similar success, she has compiled five tips on creating a winning team.
I recently wrote about:
2 Grains of Technology
Wake up with your favorite celeb voice, motivating you throughout your day. Check it out!
Social media, e-commerce, multimedia, gaming apps, and platforms are carefully built. They use science to keep you coming back. This can harm your focus, productivity, and overall health. Freedom.to gives you the control you need.
Don't miss it!
1 Atom of Reflection
I recently spoke with a manager worried about being too easy on their team, a concern raised by a business associate. It made me wonder why softness is viewed as an issue. Many believe that success in business requires strength, severity, and aggression.
But is that accurate?
Being kind or soft isn't inherently problematic.
Yet, it might allow others to exploit your goodwill. Doesn't this risk also exist when interacting with severe individuals?
Today, I encourage you not to equate effectiveness with aggression, power, and volume.
You can be soft, gentle, kind, and highly effective manager or executive.
I recently published a TikTok about it. You might want to check it out.