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.

Make Me Smarter #23

Make Me Smarter #23: Crows can recognize individual human faces and hold grudges. It’s probably best not to get on a crow’s bad side. According to one 2008 study by wildlife researchers at the University of Washington – plus tons … Continue reading

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You Thought 2020 Was Strange?

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Parkinson’s Law

Parkinson’s Law is the old adage that work expands to fill the time allotted. Put simply, the amount of work required adjusts to the time available for its completion. The term was first coined by Cyril Northcote Parkinson in a humorous essay he … Continue reading

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Just Because It Fits Doesn’t Make it Right

Not every place you “fit it” is where you “belong”.

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Avoid the Symbolic Club

The palm closed finger pointing gesture can act like a symbolic club, ‘beating’ listeners into submission.

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Unmet Expectations – the Silent Killer

Unmet Expectations – the Silent Killer. The major reason marriages end in divorce is because of one thing… unmet expectations. With this in mind, what do you think this can do to your business, your reputation – your customers? EXPECTATION … Continue reading

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The Art of War #2

The Art of War #2 – Sun Szu Therefore, in your deliberations, when seeking to determine the military conditions, let them be made on the basis of a comparison, in this wise:- (1) Which of the two sovereigns is imbued … Continue reading

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The Art of War #1

Chapter One: Laying Plans Sun Tsu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of … Continue reading

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Dragon Pole

As far back as 3000 B.C., the staff and the long pole were used in hunting as well as in battle. The staff is a stick between five and six feet in length, both ends of the same diameter. The … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #22

Make Me Smarter #22: Grave robbers once stole Charlie Chaplin’s body. Charlie Chaplin may have become famous for making people laugh, but what happened to his body after the performer’s death is downright creepy. Following Chaplin’s passing on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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