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How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality.

By Pepper de Callier

"How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality."  Norman Douglas

“You can deny reality.  But, what you can’t deny are the consequences of denying reality.  Ayn Rand

How many times have you experienced someone who held a point of view so intransigently that they simply refused to accept any input which was contrary to their position?  These are people who are more interested in dogma and ideology than in discovering the truth.  These two quotes can be very helpful to remember, especially when you feel you have all the answers and the situation under consideration is absolutely black and white.

Till next time…

About the Author: Pepper de Callier is one of the most respected senior executive coaches and authorities on leadership in Europe. Learn more about him at www.pragueleadershipinstitute.com  



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Success is getting what you want.  Happiness is wanting what you get 09.06.2014
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When I’m afraid of losing, I never win 30.06.2014
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Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude 28.07.2014 
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