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The best lessons are short, sweet and useful

Readers of this column are remarkable when it comes to telling me what they like most about my weekly musings.  Of course, I'm honored when they tell me they have posted my words on company bulletin boards or used the lessons as motivation.
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How to Be Number One in Your Field

“You should have goals so big that you are uncomfortable telling your friends about them.Everybody has a goal and while you can’t do everything (some people can’t sing or draw or downhill ski) most of your dreams, like finding a job you love and
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Doing Good Work and Doing Good

“From childhood I have had it drummed into me by my parents, my life experiences, and my own work: You can do good work and you can do good. I’ve learned that life is not a zero-sum game that requires that we take everything and leave nothing in
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HR In a Union Shop: Here’s What Your Supervisors Need to Know

The job of supervising employees in a unionized environment has its own unique set of rules and challenges. HR professionals need to provide supervisors with the knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in this special framework. This applies to
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To be a winner ... be unselfish

Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors was asked the reason his team defeated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2017 NBA championship.  He answered in one word:  "Unselfish."The NBA Finals were a feast for
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Why Everyone Should See Themselves as a Leader

Sue Ashford, a professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, breaks down her decades of research on leadership—who achieves it, and how a group grants it. She explains that the world isn’t divided into leaders and followers.
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What Leaders Gain by Listening Closely to Employees

From: Via: can’t undertake fixing a company from preconceived notions of what needs to be fixed if you
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6 Roadblocks To Business Resiliency — How Vulnerable Is Your Company?

Many enterprises neglect some mission-critical applications in disaster recovery plans. One reason: the “resiliency perception gap” between executives’ perceptions of their resiliency strategies and how successful these plans
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The paradox of innovation

From: Buisness-standard By Shyamal Majumdar Recommended by: business-standard There was some good news on the innovation front last week: India moved up six ranks to 60th in the 2017 Global Innovation Index compared to last year.