Monthly Archives: March 2012

Got a plan for what’s next?

When this project, job, assignment, adventure is over, what’s next? Most of our jobs, what we get paid for, are temporary. They may take 30 years to run their full course. But they will eventually end due to the job … Continue reading

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Do it anyway

Please pardon the interruption in the presidential series. Some of you are familiar with this poem. Here are some thoughts to get your midweek pointed in the right direction. People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If … Continue reading

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Some things just go together

Salt and Pepper. Minnie and Mickey Simon and Garfunkel. Honesty and integrity. “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States (1881) Tweet

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Have an idea that needs to be implemented?

Don’t be afraid to speak up. The worst thing that can happen is that somebody says no. Hopefully you are in an environment that encourages input from all levels. As a leader, are you asking for suggestions from your team? … Continue reading

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Is this the right decision?

Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) As a leader, manager, director, or supervisor (pick a title), do you stand by your employees in good times and bad? What about standing by your decisions? You are presented with a problem. Through the cognitive … Continue reading

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