Monthly Archives: April 2014

Can’t or Won’t?

It drives me nuts to hear people confuse “can’t” for “won’t.” HR Department: We can’t send employees to that needed training … …

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Surprising Winners in the New War for Talent

In his book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell spends a lot of time talking about …

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Listen up! Hold off on that reply

My colleague, Martha Duesterhoft wrote a great blog recently on humility in leadership. One of those characteristics, she asserted, was listening intently — listening more and …

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Is Humble Pie Missing From Your Diet?

In our world of “selfies” and social media apps to facilitate telling the world about our every thought and how we spend …

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A Foolproof Strategy to Stop Worry

by Alexandra Levit excerpt from: “They Don’t Teach Corporate in College“ Alexandra is celebrating the 10th anniversary of “They Don’t Teach Corporate …

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Note to My Workaholic Boss

Working for you is not working for me. It was great at first. I admired your skills, work-ethic and amazing productivity. I …

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Does Your Team Have Too Many Tacticians & Not Enough Strategists?

I often hear this from executives: “My managerial team needs to be more strategic. I have managers who are fine at executing, …

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Benchmarks Gone Bad

Buds are on the trees, birds are chirping and spring is in the air. In Texas, that can only mean one thing …

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