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Honesty, integrity, values - not optional

A dejected father confided in his pastor with a problem:  his youngster had been caught cheating on a test at school.  He was crushed, feeling like he had failed as a father, concerned it would saddle the child with a reputation for
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Here’s Why iCIMS Acquisition of TextRecruit Is So Brilliant, Scary for Competitors

News broke earlier this week that iCIMS, an applicant tracking system, had acquired TextRecruit, a text messaging and live chat communications platform for employers. “This couldn’t be a better fit,” said Erik Kostelnik,
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Appreciation increases your value

A man attending a seminar on interpersonal relationships became convinced of the need for him to begin showing appreciation to people.  His family seemed like an appropriate place to start.  So on his way home, he picked up a dozen long-
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Decision making, after the fact

Critics are eager to pick apart complex decisions made by others. Prime Ministers, CEOs, even football coaches are apparently serially incompetent. If they had only listened to folks who knew precisely what they should have done, they would have
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Make friendships work at work

I've always felt that the real title to every book I've written and most of my nationally syndicated columns is Prepare to Win.  But I have a fondness for catchier titles, so for my networking book, I went with "Dig Your Well Before You're
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Arrogance and business don't mix

In a village long ago lived a young boy who loved nothing as much as competing in athletic contests.  Because he was fit and strong, he usually triumphed and grew to love the adulation he received from the villagers around him.One day he
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Improve Your Recruiting By Knowing What Your ATS Knows

According to a Boston Consulting Group study, the ability to deliver on recruiting has a larger impact on revenue growth than all other HR areas, including onboarding and retaining new hires, managing talent, and developing leadership. Yet despite
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Quantity is Good but Quality is King

A few years ago, I had a long conversation with a good friend who was considered a networking expert in Europe.  He did a lot of work with online networking or social networking.  During this conversation, we got into a fundamental
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How to Complete a task without rushing…or totally forgetting – Pick Dave’s Brain

This week’s question comes from Samuel in Manchester in the UK. Q: I’m a recent Time Management Fundamentals graduate with two questions about processing your inbox. First, what if I try to do a task and then I find out I couldn’t do it in five
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Mentoring works both ways

Anyone who doesn't understand the value of one minute hasn't been paying attention to my good friend Ken Blanchard.  Starting with his "One Minute Manager" and moving through a series of bestsellers, he has shown his millions of fans how just

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