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“Correct your mistakes before they become your habits”

“Correct your mistakes before they become your habits” Yet another great quote from James Clear: “Correct your mistakes before they become your habits.” In the data management world, you might hear this more commonly as “We’ve always done it that way.” The following is a true story: During a conversation with a client, I learned that after …

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“Your current habits are perfectly designed to deliver your current results.”

“Your current habits are perfectly designed to deliver your current results.” “Your current habits are perfectly designed to deliver your current results.” – James Clear I’m a big fan of James Clear because much of data management is based on habits. Whatever business process we develop, if we execute it long enough, it becomes habit. And so, …

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A New Year Means New Data Management Habits

The new year brings new resolutions. May I suggest that one of your New Year’s resolutions be the creation of one new data management habit within your organization? Here are some suggestions: Develop and use data integrity reports. Establish an internal users group that meets at least monthly. Conduct internal “data awareness” training sessions, so that all staff …

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"Just because it's not optimal, doesn't mean it's not beneficial."

I’m a big fan of the author James Clear (https://jamesclear.com/) who writes about the formation of habits. I believe (good!) habits are an important element of success (I’ve written about it before.) In a recent blog post, Clear wrote: “Just because it’s not optimal, doesn’t mean it’s not beneficial.” Read another way, this is the old …

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It doesn’t have to be optimal to be beneficial

It doesn’t have to be optimal to be beneficial I’m a big fan of the author James Clear (https://jamesclear.com/) who writes about the formation of habits. I believe (good!) habits are an important element of success (I’ve written about it before.) In a recent blog post, Clear wrote: “Just because it’s not optimal, doesn’t mean it’s …

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