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Simple Is the New Smart by Rob Fazio

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Getting Stuck in ReverseShifting Gears

Where we focus is where we go. This chapter is about getting results through focusing forward and not getting stuck. Five years ago, two of my close friends who were into skiing asked me to start coming on some trips with them. Because I wasn’t a big skier, I had the brilliant idea of picking up snowboarding. My thinking was based on what I heard, the learning curve was steep, but once you got it, you got it, and your skill accelerates fast. Well, I had a different experience.

I had the toughest time getting to a place where I could go down the mountain or bunny slope without great fear. Despite several lessons and some practice, a tip I got in a random conversation was most helpful. The person told me, ...

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