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Building Capacity

When you first think of capacity you might think of a limit.  That’s one place to start, but I want to mold the definition further from there.  What is my current capacity?  You could apply this thought to your physical life, your professional life, your relationships or perhaps even your ability to think, reason, and function in life.

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Rob DeCou
The Silence Before the Storm

There are times in life when circumstances overtake us and throw us into the fray without our knowledge.  Other times, an opportunity or challenge arises when we know exactly what we’re getting into. Regardless, during these times there is a lull often called the “silence before the storm."

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Rob DeCou
Thinking Big Picture

The advice to “Think Big Picture” is perhaps the second-most clichéd prescription for mental hygiene in America today. (The first being, ironically, to “Think Outside the Box”). Hardly anyone would argue against thinking big picture, but what does it actually mean, and how do we do it?

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Robert DeCou
Grit

When it comes to characteristics that I find most admirable, grit is towards the top of that list.  Grit is defined as courage and resolve; strength of character.  

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Rob DeCou
3 Types of Miscommunication

Hello blog readers,

Nick here. I'm back in action after a several week blog-sabbatical. I separated my right pectoral muscle from my arm in a surfing accident a few weeks ago, so while I've going through surgery and rehab Rob has filled in for me on the blog-writing front. Thanks Rob! (Also, I noticed that one of one of my posts from earlier this year, Surfing and Adversity, was uncannily prescient).

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Robert DeCou