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What To Do For Getting Back In The Game

  • Do expect defeat, if you’re surprised about ever getting defeated, you are deluding yourself.
  • Do force yourself to stop looking backward and miring yourself in misery.
  • Do allow yourself appropriate recovery time, but no more.
  • Do tell yourself that you’re going to stand and fight again.
  • Do begin planning for the next serious encounter.

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John Kotter shows in his book what is missing in nearly all organisations today: a sense or urgency - that attitude that leads people to use opportunities and avoid pitfalls - they purge low-priority activities and move faster and smarter in a rapidly evolving economy.

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