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Be a Great Boss

Nearly everyone who has people working for them wants to be a great boss. What does that mean in practice? Read the rest of this entry »

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Same Old, Same Old Business

The idea of the same old, same old business may not be familiar to you, but you have most likely heard the expression same old, same old. If not, it simply means the same thing(s) keep happening over and over and usually those things are something undesirable. Often it could be that a particular individual continues Read the rest of this entry »

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Beware the Naysayers

In the workplace negative people drain the energy. A word of caution, beware the naysayers. You know the type. They see nothing but problems. In their eyes everything of doomed to failure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Information with Too Little Thinking

Information is good to have, but lots of information with too little thinking is not a good idea. What does that mean? Read the rest of this entry »

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Don’t Let Others Waste Your Time

While don’t let others waste your time may seem obvious, it is amazing how often we do exactly that. Here are some ways that happens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Philosophical Basis of a Business

Chances are you may never hear someone discuss the philosophical basis of a business, but if you listen closely you will realize they have one. So, what do I mean by the philosophical in this context. Read the rest of this entry »

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Speed Up by Slowing Down to Think

The phrase speed up by slowing down to think may initially seem absurd. If you’re like me you periodically seem so busy that slowing down to think appears unlikely at best. Read the rest of this entry »

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Employees are Not Pawns

Have you ever worked at a company where the everyday employee was treated as if they were expendable? There was likely either an owner who alone or with the cooperation of a favored few simply ran roughshod over everyone else. They perhaps have either forgotten or chosen to ignore the reality that employees are not pawns to be manipulated like they were part of some sort of game. If you’ve ever played the board game of chess you know that pawns are Read the rest of this entry »

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The Risk of Constant Change

Change is sometimes unavoidable and necessary yet not always the best thing. While it can be good, the risk of constant change is something to consider. Read the rest of this entry »

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Perspective Requires Multiple Views

When you are told you need a new perspective how do you respond? Some of the definitions of perspective include the state of one’s ideas and a way of picturing something spatially. So, we hear statements like, “That’s your opinion, but I have a different perspective.” There in is the rub. We have a tendency to reduce others’ perspectives to opinions. But, what if we look at this a little differently? Read the rest of this entry »

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