Author Archives: Stu Dunn

About Stu Dunn

With a background in sales and behavioural science, I enjoy learning more about people, behaviour, psychology - which led into motivation - and more recently - sales again. Having started my own real estate company with my wife, it's time to merge interests.

Everything Has Beauty

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.” – Confucius Meet Matilda the Alien Cat. Matilda has a genetic eye disorder that’s caused her enlarged eyes, and she’s now blind. Source: https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/matilda-alien-eyed-cat-celestial-eyes/story?id=31725309

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Make Me Smarter #9

Make Me Smarter #9: There’s a bird that has “evolved” back into existence twice. The Aldabra white-throated rail may not be a very well known bird, but it’s certainly a remarkable one. The flightless creature first found itself in trouble … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #8

Make Me Smarter #8: Babies don’t blink nearly as much as adults. Humans blink in order to keep our eyes clean and moisturized. However, it turns out that some of us blink much more than others. Specifically, adults tend to … Continue reading

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Why We Hate Being Told What To Do

I always thought it was just me that hated being told what to do, which is one of the reasons I’ve been a business owner / self employed for most of my working career. What’s worse that being told what … Continue reading

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The Human Face After 4 Years of War

These two pictures are shown side by side in the Andrei Pozdeev museum. The museum caption reads: “(Left) The artist Eugen Stepanovich Kobytev the day he went to the front in 1941. (Right) In 1945 when he returned”. This the human face … Continue reading

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Working with Your Partner (or stuck in Lock Down)

Working with Bridget since 2013 has been fantastic for me (and sometimes her!) – there’s no one I’d rather be spending my time with than Bridget. In saying that, there’s some unique challenges that can occur that other relationships may … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #7

Make Me Smarter #7: There are polka-dotted zebras. Talk about a horse of another color – a zebra foal with a dark coat and white polka dots has been spotted in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. Photographer Frank Liu was … Continue reading

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Ordinary and Extraordinary

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.”- Jimmy Johnson It just doesn’t take much to take a little extra care and really look after a customer. We remember the doctors that call us a week after a … Continue reading

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Who Can I Thank Today?

“Who can I thank today?” That’s what I write at the top of my diary page each day, which reminds me to focus on positive human interactions and to praise good service. We’re now living in scary pandemic times, where … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #6

Make Me Smarter #6: Two asteroids orbit the Earth just like the moon. When you look at the night sky and see the moon shining down, you might not have realized that it’s not alone up there. Other than the … Continue reading

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