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Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace by Ken Tanner

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Common Nonsense Based on Faulty Appeals

Appealing to Nonsense and Making It Personal

There are two ways to improve your overall performance in anything. The most obvious is to increase your output of brilliant things. I have found, however, that it is much easier—and effective—instead, to decrease the output of dumb stuff. Elimination of a negative is usually stronger than the addition of a positive. Perhaps my management philosophy also works with common sense. The most productive way to increase your common sense may be to eliminate any act that makes you appear to lack common sense.

People with good common sense speak and think logically. ...

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