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Are You Mining for Career Gold But Digging in the Wrong Place?

April 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Business Ethics, Business Management

It is not just what you have to offer, but where you offer it that can determine a successful career. No matter how capable or experienced a miner might be, if there is no gold in the mine, any and all efforts to find it will be futile. Likewise, no matter how talented and dedicated [...]

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Distinctively Different Times Call for Distinctively Different Leaders

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Ethics, Business Management

The long-held dictum that if you do what is expected of you, you will do well is no longer the sure path to success. There have been more changes in business orthodoxy in the first 15 years of the 21st century, than occurred during the entire 20th century. When the last century ended, it marked [...]

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It Pays to Work Overtime as a Leader

March 16th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Ethics, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership

If you want followers to make the extra effort for you, you have to work overtime to earn it. You probably saw the news last week that President Obama has directed the Labor Department to revise rules pertaining to overtime pay requirements. The intent of the original set of rules was to exempt employers from [...]

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