Monthly Archives: January 2013

10 Fun Brainteasers to Rev Up Your Mind

by Holly Green Can’t figure out that thorny problem? Feel like you’re getting bogged down and your creativity just isn’t happening? Here’s another round of brain teasers to test your wits and actually improve innovation. Enjoy! 1. A man stands … Continue reading

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Developing Effective Leaders to Hit Home Runs

Google’s 8-Point Guide to Good Management. Use it to add fuel to your own management training. The guide says “Don’t be a sissy” and reach for those goals, use your power to remove roadblocks, develop careers and listen. Seems pretty … Continue reading

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Google Cliff Notes on Creating Great Managers

We’re a big believer in not re-creating the wheel and learning from the best. If a company is successful in motivating workers and consistently hitting or exceeding financial targets through innovation and productivity, it must know what it’s doing in … Continue reading

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What Goal Gives You “Fire in the Belly” to Win?

by Lee Ellis Life itself is a fight at virtually every turn. To win in sports, the athlete must fight against the limitations of the body and the efforts of the competition. To win the new job, the candidate must … Continue reading

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Management Blind Spots – Quick Fixes

Success Television Newsletter 1.17.2013 “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135) Managers often think they’re good at listening but if … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Boost Your Listening Skills

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus quotes (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135) Managers often think they’re good at listening but if you ask their staff, … Continue reading

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Which Mistake Would You Rather Make?

There is the mistake of overdoing the defense of the status quo, the error of investing too much time and energy in keeping things as they are. And then there is the mistake made while inventing the future, the error … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Mentors and Lessons Learned

by Lois Zachary We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” Dan Zadra, the Founder and Editorial Director of Compendium, Inc. Easier said than done. How many times have we expressed … Continue reading

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12 Interview Questions to Flush Out Courageous Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston What’s your biggest professional regret and what role has that played in your life? This isn’t your typical “traditional question” which focuses on a job candidate’s beliefs. Or, as an example, the dreaded, “So tell me … Continue reading

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