Five More Reasons Why Leadership Is Hard

July 11, 2017

  I’ve read that there are five basic skills you should master to be a good manager. Know your job. Do your job. Be reasonably familiar with the particulars of other people’s jobs, so that you can be a competent manager. And, fire people as need be. Don’t import a lot of politics and other garbage into the […]

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The Real “Most Important Question”

July 10, 2017

  Here’s the most important question to ask… What do you think? It’s the best question for a colleague.   The best for a recruiter.   The best for a candidate.   The best for the staff.   The best for a friend.   The best for getting people involved in your work, your career, […]

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Sermons After Church – Just The Facts

July 9, 2017

  Instead of bending facts to fit your point of view, be willing to let the facts change your opinion. ~ m  

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via TED: How To Find Work You Love

July 8, 2017

Here’s the link: Scott Dinsmore: How To Find Work You Love

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The Danger Of Thinking ‘Outside The Box’

July 7, 2017

    It’s a rare company that wants creative thinkers and disruptors. Chances are you don’t work for one. It’s likely that you were hired because the company is good at what it provides. You were hired because you ‘fit’ the culture Like you, they want to grow. They want to stretch. They want to […]

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Let’s Be Honest With Each Other

July 6, 2017

  Remember the last time you were asked for your honest opinion? What happened? Perhaps you worried about looking like an idiot. Perhaps you wondered about other people’s motives. Maybe you were intimidated by stronger personalities. Maybe you were concerned about your job or making the boss angry. Let me be honest with you… Take […]

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Planning Is Still The Enemy

July 5, 2017

    The second cup of coffee can wait. The bulb doesn’t need replacing. The floor isn’t dirty. The plant isn’t thirsty. Nor are the pets. The research is done. You’ve thought about it long enough. – m  

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