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Should We be Surprised to Discover that Bureaucracy Reigns in the Department of Veterans Affairs?

May 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management

The dangers inherent within a bureaucratic culture are an abundance of rules that strangle options and cripple the urgency to act. This past week, with little real news and airtime to fill, the media merry-go-round calliope commonly called the “news cycle” fell back on an old and reliable target by focusing on bureaucratic foul-ups at [...]

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Trust Me, Trust is the Real Secret to Business Success

November 3rd, 2013 · 12 Comments · Business Management

The presence of trust makes any effort possible. The absence of trust corrodes any relationship until nothing is possible. Trust is the most underrated aspect of a business relationship. The presence of trust makes any effort possible. The absence of trust corrodes any relationship until nothing is possible. This is true in any relationship, but [...]

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Hiring the Most Qualified Person for the Job May Not Always be the Best Decision

September 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Business Management

The most important qualification for filling a new job should be the potential for growth, not past experience. In the practice of law there is a concept called stare decisis. It is a Latin term that means the decisions rendered by a court in previous cases set precedent for how current cases should be decided. [...]

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