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Turn Your Company Culture Around With Stories

Can any of us recall a day when our thoughts did not gravitate at least once to the dark edges of our mind? It happens every day, even in the workplace. That is why good leaders spend lots of time looking … Continue reading

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Did Any Good Come from the Titanic Tragedy?

Sunday, April 15, 2012, marked the centennial of the sinking of the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic. Other than the attacks on 9/11 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Sunday, December 7, 1941, that killed over 2,300 American servicemen … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Business by Really Trying!

 “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”                       –William James How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying made for a great musical comedy–so good it won the … Continue reading

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As Joel Osteen Teaches, Expand that Group

    “I’m afraid if I stay in the same place whenever I’m in a familiar locale, my mind will stop expanding, my neurotransmitters will get smaller and smaller, and so will my whole world.”           Jean Anne Costa, MSW   My … Continue reading

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Win or Lose, Coach K Is Surely a Winner!

The NCAA tournament is a high-stress crucible. And when emotions run high, be it in the midst of a sporting event or a daily event in our lives and in the workplace, we always find much to learn within that … Continue reading

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Undercover Bosses Learn to “Manage Through Their Fingertips”

Have you watched the TV show Undercover Boss? The plot is simple. The CEOs of well known companies assume fictitious identities.  Posing as workers-in-training, they are introduced to co-workers–most often those engaged in tedious, entry-level jobs in the boss’s own … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Choices by Panera

I just read a wonderful news article about the Panera Cares Café. Here is how it works:  after a customer places an order, the café clerk tells the customer the suggested price of the meal; the customer can pay that … Continue reading

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