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The very best way to “contain” positively engaged employees

March 6, 2011

As all supervisors already know, employees can be either positively or negatively engaged. The former are evangelists; the later are subversives. The challenge is to develop and then retain the number of evangelists. How? The Container Store is among very…

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

March 6, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Heidi Grant Halvorson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s…

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The most common mistakes made when initiating change

March 5, 2011

Most change initiatives fail or at least fall far short of original expectations and reasons vary from one debacle to the next. John Kotter has identified what he believes are the eight most common mistakes that are made and what…

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New Report: Women Gain in Workplace, Still Lag in Pay

March 5, 2011

Here is an article written by Kimberly Weisul for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *  …

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Joe’s Journal: On Leadership, Lincoln and Integrity

March 5, 2011

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Ezechange (DX) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the DX) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and…

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The Essence of a Great Presentation

March 4, 2011

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Whitney Johnson for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily…

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How to find your “inner rebel”

March 4, 2011

    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. *     *     * American culture often celebrates heretics, misfits, and entrepreneurs…

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From Ancient Markets to Global Networks

March 3, 2011

The prophet Ecclesiastes and the ancient philosopher Heraclitus are both credited with observing, in effect,  “Everything changes…Nothing changes.” The same can be said of markets. Initially, a “market” was a specific location; later, it was viewed as a specific segment…

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Secrets of Job Hunting in a Post-Job Board World

March 3, 2011

Here is an article written by Jessica Stillman for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. *    …

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