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Anthony Pica

Digital Journal

A collection of some of my writing.

A simple act to foster trust (and how Franklin turned an enemy into an ally)

Without trust, there is no room for leadership.

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No is more valuable than Yes

Trying to get to Yes too soon can put people on the defensive.

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"Do you have a few minutes?"

Trust is eroded when someone says they want to talk for only "a few mins" yet the conversation takes much longer.

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Thinking negatively to create positivity

Negative visualization is a powerful mental model.

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But what color is the bike shed?

People spend too much time on trivial issues, myself included.

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Strategic Patience

Patience can help clarify our thinking. Clear thinking leads to better outcomes.

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