Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Primary And Secondary Consequences

It is easy to think about the direct consequence of our actions. "If I eat this, it will taste good and I will enjoy it!" Instant gratification! We like it! "It felt so great to tell him/her what I was really thinking!" However, it takes a truly wise person to consider the more important and longer lasting secondary consequences of their actions. "If I eat this I will gain weight" and "I wonder how what I just said will impact our relationship." Start to think more often about the secondary consequences of your actions!

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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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