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The Impact Code by Simon Tyler

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There is a physical law – ‘nature abhors a vacuum’ (or Horror Vacui as Aristotle called it in his Fourth Book of Physics, detailed in Further Reading on page 140) – that works just as well in everyday life as it does in creating a scientific vacuum. Where a vacuum exists, new things are drawn in rapidly.

When your world becomes overloaded, crowded, back-to-back with meetings, in-boxes brimming, there is no space for anything new to enter, no matter how positive your thinking may be. My challenge in this Impact Note is to experiment with the creation of a vacuum.

Leadership is not about constant activity at the metaphorical coalface; truly effective ...

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