Monthly Archives: July 2013

3 Signs You’re Deadweight

My colleague and friend, Patti Johnson is so well-respected and in-tune with her abilities and strengths, she’ll let you know when she …

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No Extra Credit for “Obfuscation”: The Wisdom of Simple

I have always been fond of the quote attributed to Einstein that says, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand …

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Who’s Your Voice Of Reason?

I’m sure you’ve heard, “It’s lonely at the top.” Well, you don’t even have to be at “the top” to sometimes feel …

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Keep Making Terrible Decisions, Or Read the Book “Decisive”

It is a proven fact. The research proves it time and time again. We make poor decisions, even when we consciously work …

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6 Forgotten Habits for Engaging the Troops

“How was the food drive?” “Did you have a great time on your trip? I saw your pictures.” Nancy Morgan, the group’s …

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The Awards for the Best Customer Service Go To…

I hate it when I experience lousy customer service. It’s bad enough when I’m talking with a sales person, customer service rep …

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Improve Engagement with the Right Confidence-to-Ability Ratio

Each summer I load my family in the car and head out of Dallas toward a cooler climate. This annual road trip …

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The Power-Deficient Executive

Have you ever held a job title or thought you had the formal authority to make decisions or implement change, but found …

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