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Is the Power in You to Empower Others?

November 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Business Management, Effective Leadership, Employee compensation, Improving Your Business Leadership

The promise of most business leaders to empower employees has about as much credibility as a politician’s promise to bring about change No management technique is more talked about, praised and promised than the concept of employee empowerment. The idea of empowering employees is held up by business gurus as some form of management nirvana. […]

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Now it’s the Republicans Turn to Disappoint us as Leaders

November 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

As voters we live in the real world but continue to believe in a fantasy world. The Republicans have scored a smashing victory; not just in taking control of the US Senate, but they have also scored gains all the way down the line to governors and state legislatures. Most pundits suggest these results were […]

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The Rules Rule!

November 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Business Management, Effective Leadership

The Upside: Rules mandate stability and conformity – eliminating disorder. The Downside: Rules mandate stability and conformity – eliminating resourcefulness. Rules. They’ve always been with us. In fact, when archeologists found evidence of the first written language deep in a cave in Mesopotamia (circa 3200 B.C.)  it’s reported the researchers translated that primitive attempt to […]

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