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Be Surprised if You Win the Lottery—But Not by Your Success

April 19th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Business Management, Effective Leadership, Improving Your Business Leadership

If your success comes as a surprise to you, it means you were lucky, not good. Success is the anticipated reward for hard work and commitment to achieving an objective, but many are convinced – or at least want to be – that success is the result of chance rather than choice. Those who fail […]

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Business Mavericks – Demented, Dysfunctional and Indispensable

April 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Business Management

Business mavericks can drive you crazy, but they also drive success in any organization. We all know the great modern-day entrepreneurial business mavericks such as Steve Jobs (Apple), Fred Smith (FedEx) Richard Branson (Virgin) and Bill Gates (Microsoft), but there are other business mavericks who toil unknown and often unappreciated in companies all across America. […]

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Negotiate as if You Want the Other Party to Win!

April 5th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership

Successful negotiation occurs when two parties reach agreement and each believes they got more than the other one. The big news last week was the tentative agreement between the United States (along with Great Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China) and Iran dealing with limiting its ability to develop nuclear weapons. Consistent with the typical […]

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