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Ecocentricity Blog: Third Time's the Charm

SOURCE: Ray C. Anderson Foundation


Sometimes it takes three times to sink in. I’m not sure why. Maybe the number three is magical or something. Maybe it has to do with me being slow to “get it.” Regardless, for a number of things in my life that I really enjoy, it took three encounters before I decided to commit and try them in the first place.

An example, you ask? I give you the iPhone.

I remember hearing about the iPhone around the time of its initial release in 2007. I was dismissive at first. Who would spend that much on a phone?

It caught my attention again when the second version, which added 3G connectivity, came out a year later. I researched a bit more and remained dismissive. I had a flip phone that made phone calls just as well, I had an iPod that perfectly met all of my musical needs, and I kept a navigation device in my car that got me wherever I needed to go. No iPhone wanted here!

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Tweet me: Sometimes it takes 3 times to sink in @johnalanierRCAF had one of those “power of 3” moments recently @RaysLegacy

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