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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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Values determine who we are

In the famous French story, "The Little Prince," a fox becomes the best friend of the young royal on a fictitious planet.  When the fox must depart from the prince forever, he offers to tell him the world's most wonderful secret if the prince
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How to game your performance appraisal

Performance appraisal season is almost upon us. Here are a few tips on how you can get an appraisal better than what your performance truly merits.First, work hard and try to deliver good results in the weeks and months just before the boss begins
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Take a visual approach to solving problems

There’s an old saying that goes:If you can dream it, you can achieve it.That’s a good start, but I think that statement needs a qualifier.I would add a few words:If you can dream it, you can achieve it if you are truly determined. Visualization is
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Increase Productivity With These 5 Questions

Disciplined leaders succeed by purposefully creating a winning corporate culture where everyone feels inspired, productive and rewarded relative to what matters most in the company. But understanding how productive your employees are relative to the
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What This 27-Year-Old Learned From Running Startup Competitions in Emerging Markets

A few years ago, Alisée de Tonnac met Pierre-Alain Masson, and the two discussed building an international network to find the most innovative and investable entrepreneurs in frontier markets. In the globalization era, these kinds of conversations

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