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#762 The stories they hear

If you want to change people’s behavior, you have to change the stories they hear and the ones they tell From “Four Seconds: All the Time You Need to Replace Counter-Productive Habits with Ones That Really Work” by Peter Bregman

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#763 Keep it small. Keep it simple. Let it happen.

Emergence is one of the founding principles of agility, and is the closest one to pure magic. Emergent properties aren’t designed or built in, they simply happen as a dynamic result of the rest of the system. “Emergence” comes from middle 17th century Latin in the sense of an “unforeseen[…]

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#761 A story to be told

Persistent, consistent, and frequent stories, delivered to an aligned audience, will earn attention, trust, and action. [..] Your tactics can make a difference, but your strategy—your commitment to a way of being and a story to be told and a promise to be made—can change everything. If you want to[…]

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#760 Choices about what’s important

To create a model, then, we make choices about what’s important enough to include, simplifying the world into a toy version that can be easily understood and from which we can infer important facts and actions. [..] A model’s blind spots reflect the judgments and priorities of its creators. [..][…]

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