Monthly Archives: January 2013

What Not to Say to HR

On Monday, Devon Corneal posted a brilliant blog on the Huffington Post about things you should never say to a working mom, …

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Is Your Recognition Program a Joke (Like the NFL Pro Bowl)?

Did you even notice that the NFL Pro Bowl, a massive recognition program, was played last Sunday in Hawaii? Maybe because you have been …

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Academy Awards for Our Biggest Talent Failures

It’s award season!  The Golden Globes, the SAGS, and in February the mother of them all – the Academy Awards. Surprise winners, …

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4 Ways to Manage Up, Not Down

Sometimes it’s more difficult to ‘manage up’ than it is to ‘manage down.’ No matter where you are on the food chain …

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Why Simple Is Better

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo da Vinci “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” — Confucius “Everything should …

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What is Your Instinct Telling You?

I wanted to believe Lance Armstrong so badly, and to believe that his amazing accomplishments on the bike were the result of …

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6 Introverted Networking Tips for Building Quality Relationships

We are excited to feature today’s post from Andre Pinantoan at Open Colleges Blog.   You might have heard about the “underground” job …

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Using Polarities in Problem Solving: “AND” not “OR” Thinking!

How many times do you find yourself in a situation where your perspective is completely opposite of another’s? As we take today …

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Bag of Tricks: 4 Tips for Shameless Naming Manipulation

Names don’t matter much. Or do they?   From Baby names (good luck with that, Baby Hashtag) to multi-million dollar branding campaigns …

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Change Management Downton Style

Over my holiday break, I was transported nightly to Georgian England in the 1920s. I’m enthralled with all things Downton Abbey: the characters, …

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