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Training and the infinite return on investment

Training pays. Sometimes, it's easy to underestimate just how much it pays. Consider an employee who is going to work 2000 hours for you this year. It's not unusual for an organization to spend only 10 or 20 hours training...   
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Patience is a Virtue!

From: hornik.typepad.comVia: twitter.comCongrats to the Ebates team on the billion $$ sale of the company to Rakuten! It has been an amazing 14 years: grandmother used to tell me, my brother and sister that “
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Mastering the art of managing

Twenty-five hundred years ago a new Chinese emperor took the throne of the Middle Kingdom.  Because he was only 18, he called upon the court's wisest adviser. “O learned sage.  O venerable counselor,” said the young
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Is intuition a boon or a bane?

Why do we make decisions that are not in our best interest? Why do we drive faster when running late to catch a plane? Why don’t we realise that the probability of an accident increases at higher speeds? Why do firms, in spite of many rounds
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Eight mantras with which CavinKare's Ranganathan has taken on HUL, P&G

From: Recommended by: Balaji Pasumarthy If there is one story which demonstrates how to take on the Goliath, it is the story of CavinKare. Chinni Krishnan Ranganathan, shook up an
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Excellence in Execution

I would say execution is the link between having a great business idea and obtaining business results. When organizations struggle to achieve what they set out to, then their execution is weak. More often than not it is felt that when it
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Believe in yourself even when no one else does

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."   When Henry Ford said those oh-so-true words, he wasn't just talking about himself -- even though he is the
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How great leaders inspire action

In your message do you focus on the What and the How or do you focus on the Why? Simon Sinek in this very interesting Ted talk, says that great leaders focus on the Why. A very useful think to remember when designing your communication or possibly
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Talent Management is Broken

More than half of senior leaders anticipate their companies' performance will soon suffer because they don't have the right talent in place, according to a recent report produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of
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Foundry Networks Positioned in Leaders Quadrant in 2008

Foundry Networks evaluated by leading analyst firm on ability to execute and completeness of vision. Foundry Networks announced it is positioned in the leaders quadrant in the Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Campus LAN (Global), 2008 report[1