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The First Milestone of a Business Analyst - The Business Case

  The First Milestone of a Business Analyst – The Business Case Effective Business Analysts realize that to avoid failure, they should build the business case for their projects by getting intimately knowledgeable about the
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Success in 2011 depends on your goals

So this is the year you're going to break away from the pack and set reasonable, achievable goals.  And then, you're going to get through your whole list so you can reach even higher in 2012. Call them New Year's resolutions,
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The key to Motivation

Financial Rewards can cause a negative impact on overall performance. The traditional approach to motivation is the carrot and stick approach. This worked very well in the 20th century when most tasks were predictable. Today a lot more is required
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CUSTOMERS – SOME SURE-FIRE WAYS TO LOSE THEM Enough has been said about retention of customers. Now here are some tips for successfully getting rid of them, since many companies seem determined to lose customers…to the competition
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Succeed in the marathon of life

I ran my first marathon after my fiftieth birthday.  I've run nine more since then, including the New York and Boston marathons.  I'm proud of that fact for a number of reasons, not because I ever came anywhere close to finishing
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The ugly duckling’s career graph

This is a true story, which illustrates a rule rather than an exception, but of a rather less apparent and seemingly paradoxical aspect, of professional growth. It may help you to strengthen yourself or your team members, while they are going
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Pay for results or for actions- Learn from School Kids

In this fascinating article in the Time Magazine, 'Should Kids be Bribed to do well in School' an experiment is conducted in various schools to see if there is any impact on grades and learning if kids are paid money.The study has some very
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Undercover bosses discover that employees have them covered

So there's this new guy/gal, older than most entry-level employees, who shows up at your workplace one day and wants to learn the ropes.  A little unusual, you think, but you train the person to do your job and explain why what you do is
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It's not always about the money

I'm having a fabulous time on my tour promoting my new book, Use Your Head To Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You.  I've been meeting folks with so many stories that I could write another book on the
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Follow Your Passion

Great movies leave plenty of excellent footage on the cutting room floor.  It's part of the process, my son David, a film director, tells me. The same is true when an author writes a book. Following the dozens of interviews I conducted