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The Brief Regression

Have you ever had an incredibly amazing day or week, with huge breakthroughs… and then thought it would be permanent, when it wasn't?

I've spent immense time investigating this phenomenon. It's as aggravating as anything else imaginable. You're flying along, doing incredibly well, it seems like you've turned up to a higher level of production, productivity, creativity, teamwork, whatever -- only to sink back down, and sometimes worse than before for a while.

What causes this?

Well, there's old fashioned complacency or overconfidence -- which is why Tokugawa Ieyasu made his famous quote that, "after victory, tighten the straps on your helmet."

4 Acceptable Ways to Get Mad at Work

On A Driver Minded Guy Living in a Passenger Minded World

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How do you deal with situations in the workplace that boil your blood? Here's some advice to keep the conflict under control.

We all lose our cool sometimes. It's a reality of life. We are creatures of emotion. We want to lash out. We want to yell. We want to take out our frustration on people we feel deserve it.

But anger is a destructive emotion you must learn to control if you want to build a business. As the old saying goes, if you want to make an omelet you have to break a few eggs. Well, while building your business if you let your anger get the best of you every time someone breaks an egg you'll risk disenfranchising your employees and, correspondingly, you'll tear down that which you are trying so hard to build.

So how do you deal with situations that would typically boil your blood? Here's some advice to make sure you keep it under control.

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