Thursday, July 12, 2007

The Yoda Principle; Don't Try, Just Do It!

If you respond "I will try to do that!", in the face of challenge, you are setting yourself up to fail. You are keeping the backdoor of excuse open; "I said I was going to try!". In "The Empire Strikes Back", Yoda, in his peculiar wisdom, says: "There is no try - there is only do or not do." Adhere to the Yoda principle and stop trying. Just do it!

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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