Second instincts

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"They" say to trust your instincts. True enough, but which ones?

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Second instincts

  1. 1. Second Instincts
  2. 2. You know that littlevoice in your head?
  3. 3. Yeah. That one.
  4. 4. The voice that says
  5. 5. The voice that says ATTACK
  6. 6. The voice that says MISLEAD
  7. 7. The voice that says INDULGE
  8. 8. The voice that says BETRAY
  9. 9. That one.
  10. 10. Its wrong.
  11. 11. Well, it can be.
  12. 12. (But thats the point.) 
  13. 13. That voice is your first instinct.
  14. 14. And its hard-wired. Or close to it.
  15. 15. It told cavemen:
  16. 16. Fight!
  17. 17. Run!
  18. 18. Eat!
  19. 19. Mate!
  20. 20. hubbahubba
  21. 21. In other words,
  22. 22. To make the most ofthe power they had.
  23. 23. To make the most ofthe power they had.And that wasn’t a lot.
  24. 24. Which means...
  25. 25. When you listen to that voice
  26. 26. without questioning it
  27. 27. When you act
  28. 28. without thinking
  29. 29. You might feel powerful.
  30. 30. You might feel powerful.At least for a minute.
  31. 31. But really,you’re giving your power away.
  32. 32. You’re giving it toyour (inner) caveman.
  33. 33. thanks!
  34. 34. Here’s the thing...
  35. 35. Youre not a caveman.
  36. 36. Youre not a caveman. (Even if you act that way sometimes.)
  37. 37. Youre much muchmore powerful
  38. 38. Youre much muchmore powerful
  39. 39. Youre much muchmore powerful
  40. 40. Youre much muchmore powerful.
  41. 41. You have something he doesnt have:
  42. 42. Second instincts.
  43. 43. You can act.
  44. 44. You can act. And think.
  45. 45. You can think. Then act.
  46. 46. hubbahubba
  47. 47. So that little voice?
  48. 48. Listen to it.
  49. 49. (It’s trying to protect you, after all.)
  50. 50. But question it.
  51. 51. Doubt it.
  52. 52. Tell your caveman:
  53. 53. Stop.
  54. 54. Listen.
  55. 55. THINK
  56. 56. Then act.
  57. 57. ‘Cause that’s where the real power is.
  58. 58. www.brasstackthinking.com

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