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What Norway can teach us about high performance

The real star of the Winter Olympics wasn’t so much a person, but a country: Norway. How did a nation of only 5.2 million people (fewer than the population of metro Atlanta) leave PyeongChang with more medals than any country on the planet?Several
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An ego check is in order if . . .

U.S. President Lyndon Johnson was famous for his well-developed ego.  For relaxation, Johnson liked to drive himself around his Texas ranch and vicinity.  One day he was stopped by a Texas patrolman for speeding.  When the patrolman
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PINKCAST: This is the best time of day to exercise

One of the questions I’ve been getting most these days is this: “What’s the best time of day to exercise?”In this 109-second Pinkcast, I offer the answer. You can watch by clicking the image below.https://gallery.mailchimp.com/
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Putting the fun in fundraising

A little girl asked to see the president of a large company.  She explained that her club was raising money and asked if he would contribute.Smiling, he laid a quarter and a dollar bill on his desk and said, "Take whichever one you want."The
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Cash and monetary policy

One of the shifting objectives adduced for the 2016 demonetisation is to reduce the cash-to-GDP (gross domestic product) ratio of the economy. Instead of cash the use of digital means to perform the transactions function of money is to be encouraged
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Image Is Substance

“How do you influence people to buy things? How do you educate the public about companies? And how do you match potential customers with a given product or service? Essentially, how do you help companies win in the market?I discovered early on that
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How different is your brand?

A cause for concern is that most of the brands’ differentiations happen only in advertisingWhat makes brands successful? How is it that certain brands have managed to remain strong over the years? While a multiplicity of reasons can be
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For best results, avoid temptation at work

A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city and attached the following message to his windshield:  "I have circled this block 10 times.  I have an appointment to keep.  Forgive us our trespasses."When he returned to
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The Top Articles of 2017: #14 A Simple Trick to Increase Engagement on LinkedIn

Note: this article does not in any way represent the thoughts, opinions, intentions, plans or strategies of my employer, or any other person or entity other than me. For the past year, I’ve been exceptionally consistent about posting content to...
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Rewards Can Help Close the Strategy-to-Performance Gap

I like to argue that we should be holding our compensation programs – and the money they represent – to a higher standard. Research examining how well company strategy delivers on its potential – and where and why it fails...

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