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1 @daverendall

2 What makes us weird also makes us wonderful. What makes us weak also makes us strong.

3 Deviance will always generate external pressures to conform. If you perform beyond the norms, the systems will adjust and try to make you normal. Robert Quinn, Deep Change

4 AWAKENING wrong

5 Excellence is a form of deviance. The way to achieve and maintain excellence is to deviate from the norm. You become excellent because you are doing things that normal people do not want to do. Robert Quinn, Deep Change

6 What makes us weird also makes us wonderful. What makes us weak also makes us strong.

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10 - Eleventh biggest US city - Third fastest growing US city - Best city for jobs - Best city for growing businesses - #3 travel hotspot in 2014

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12 - Top ten best places to retire - Second greenest city in the world - Most bike-friendly city in the US - Second most liked city in the US

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15 - New Freak Capital of the US - Top ten places to reinvent your life - Top ten most beautiful places in the US - Top 25 best places for business & careers

16 What makes places weird also makes them wonderful.

17 AWARENESS

18 Canada – Maple Syrup & Asteroid Impacts Australia – Deadly Animals & Melanoma China – CO 2 Emissions & Renewable Energy Greenland – Personal Space Russia – Raspberries and Nuclear Warheads Netherlands – Tall People New Zealand – Sheep & Rugby USA – Lawnmower Deaths & Nobel Laureates

19 We are led to truth by our weaknesses as well as our strengths. PARKER PALMER, Let Your Life Speak

20 ACCEPTANCE

21 Easy Going.... Irresponsible Adventurous.... Dangerous Spontaneous.... Impulsive

22 Structured.... Inflexible Responsible.... Controlling Cautious.... Fearful

23 strength AND weakness

24 Strong people always have strong weaknesses too. Where there are peaks, there are valleys. Peter Drucker

25 Hurricanes Tornadoes Floods Mudslides Blizzards Avalanches Drought Monsoons Dust Storms Wildfires

26 APPRECIATION

27 Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending. George Eliot

28 Strangely, I think my dyslexia has helped. Richard Branson

29 AMPLIFICATION

30 There is no great genius without a touch of madness. Seneca

31 If you can’t fix it, feature it. Gerald Weinberg, Secrets of Consulting

32 how could you AMPLIFY your weaknesses?

33 ALIGNMENT

34 how could you FIND THE RIGHT FIT?

35 AVOIDANCE

36 what should you STOP DOING?

37 AFFILIATION

38 who is STRONG where you are WEAK?

39 What makes places weird also makes them wonderful. What makes places weak also makes them strong.

40 - The best place to live in Canada (2013) - 5 th best place to live in the world - World’s cleanest city - 9 th of the top 10 travel hotspots in Extremely low unemployment ( Alberta ) - 10 th best Canadian city for zombie apocalypse

41 - 8 th best place to live in Canada - St. Albert is the best place to live in Canada - One of Canada’s sunniest cities - Largest living history museum in Canada - Biggest mall in North America - 3 rd best Canadian city for zombie apocalypse

42 - 16 th worst traffic in North America (Calgary) - 23 rd worst traffic in North America (Edmonton) - Higher than average violent crime (Edmonton) - Labor shortages (Alberta) - Dependence on oil & gas (Alberta)

43 Peaceful.... Boring Lively.... Chaotic Open.... Sprawl Dense....Crowded Historic....Outdated Cutting-Edge....Unproven

44 Because of its inclination... the tower has been the object of very special attention.

45 It is important to keep the current tilt, due to the vital role that this element played in promoting the tourism industry of Pisa.

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47 Dav ! d Rendall drendall.com


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