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Liminal Thinking by Dave Gray

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PRACTICE9Evolve Yourself

If you can change your mind, you can change your life.

—William James

My friend Chris Ortiz works on big change projects. The guy who makes tea, remember?

He was working on a project at a company where the CEO was a former military man, and there was a kind of unwritten rule that everyone in the company would wear white shirts and blue pants or skirts.

It looked like the marines, he told me, when you went to work.

What did he do? What’s the one small thing that he did to act as if a different world were possible?

He didn’t follow the unwritten dress code. He just ignored it. Just one small poke to the story web that defined that company.

He would wear nice clothes, but not blue pants and not a white shirt. It seems like ...

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