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Stop Talking, Start Communicating: Counterintuitive Secrets to Success in Business and in Life, with a foreword by Martha Mendoza by Geoffrey Tumlin

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4STOP TALKING

HYPERCOMMUNICATION IS THE PROBLEM, NOT THE SOLUTION

Long ago when the king of Persia became very sick, doctors told him that the only thing that could cure him was to drink the milk of a lioness.1 Messengers went throughout the land telling the people that whoever brought the king milk from a lioness would be richly rewarded.

A man named Mordechai found a lioness with three cubs, and after feeding her for days, he was able to carefully milk her.

But on his way to the palace, the different parts of his body started an argument, with each part bragging about how important it was. The eyes said they were most important because they spotted the lioness. The ears said it was they who heard the lioness growl in the tall bushes. The feet ...

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