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Maven Matters: On My Relentless Search for Better

I’m what you might call difficult to please. Never satisfied. Or easily bored. Maybe flaky. On a never-ending search for a miracle cure. Always onto the next thing. This is going to the habit. Or routine. Or course. The one that (finally!) revolutionises everything. Except it’s not. Because I often get bored, I move on […]

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Maven Matters: Nice as a Superpower

In my day job, I’m a corporate manager. A role typically considered to require a ruthless streak to get to the top. I’m not cutthroat. But becoming an Operations Manager at 27 can be considered successful by many standards. (On a more appropriate standard, I’m happy and stimulated as an Ops Manager, which, to me, […]

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Quote Unquote: Amos Tversky

When you are a permissist and the bad thing happens, you live it twice. Once when you worry about it and the second time when it happens. What I LOVE about this quote is the worry comes first not second. That we live the worry in our minds, then live it in the physical reality. […]