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Scott’s Thoughts: Toxic Assumptions

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” -John Quincy Adams, American statesman who served as the sixth president of the United States. In business, some virtues are held in the highest esteem. Rationality. Patience. Diligence. Shrewdness. Successful entrepreneurs and investors may place an emphasis on drive and passion, [...]

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You Are Not So Smart: The Podcast

There’s a great deal of conversation these days about fake news, alternative facts, and filter bias. While the internet may give us unprecedented access to information, it also connects us to disinformation just as quickly. So what do we do? If you’re looking to strengthen your mind and eliminate your own delusions (however sweet they [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Abandoning Assumptions

“You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions. ” -Denis Waitley (b. 1933), American motivational speaker, writer and consultant Success today requires agility. Those who recognize shifts in trends early and do the hard work of inspecting their expectations nearly always outperform competitors. This is a difficult task to accomplish, however, [...]

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