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Month: May 2012

Lest we forget this weekend….

May 25, 2012

During its first 100 years of existence, more than 683,000 Americans lost their lives, with the Civil War accounting for 623,026 of that total (91.2%). Comparatively, in the next 100 years, another 626,000 Americans died through two World Wars and several more regional…

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How to Get the Corporate Antibodies on Your Side

May 25, 2012

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mitra Best for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. *     *     *…

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How to Hire for Passion, Not Just Talent

May 25, 2012

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. *     *     * People are more creative when they feel…

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Emotional Equations: A book review by Bob Morfris

May 25, 2012

Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success Chip Conley Free Press/A Division of Simon & Schuster (2012) An “operating manual” from an “emotional concierge” for those who seek meaning in life on the other side of complexity I have read and reviewed Chip Conley’s previous books…

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8 Rules For Creating a Passionate Work Culture

May 24, 2012

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Paul Alofs and featured online by Fast Company magazine. To check out all the resources, sign up for email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *     *     * Several…

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The 4 Disciplines of Execution: A book review by Bob Morris

May 24, 2012

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling Free Press/A Division of Simon & Schuster (2012) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison For whatever reasons, many decision-makers are victims of…

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Why Teachers Drink

May 24, 2012

  Socrates may have been the first teacher who drank himself to death but he certainly wasn’t the last. The following questions were sent in from last year’s GED examination. These are genuine answers (from 16 year olds)…………and unfortunately they WILL breed.…

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Why Top Talent Leaves: Top 10 Reasons Boiled Down to 1

May 22, 2012

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article featured by Forbes magazine’s website and written by Erika Andersen. To read the complete article, check out other resources, sign up for free email alerts, and obtain subscription information, please click here. *     *     *…

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“Caveat emptor” in the Twilight Zone

May 22, 2012

The laws have gotten rather strict about providing warning labels in the public’s interest. That said, you have to wonder about the intelligence (or lack thereof) of those who devised these for consumers in the UK. *     *…

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Michael Marquardt, Second Interview, by Bob Morris

May 22, 2012

Michael Marquardt is Professor of Human Resource Development and International Affairs at George Washington University. Mike also serves as President of the World Institute for Action Learning. He has held a number of senior management, training and marketing positions and has trained managers in over 100 countries since beginning…

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