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The New Yorker magazine once ran a cartoon depicting two politicians sitting in an office in the shadow of the Capitol, with a man behind the desk saying, "Those who ignore history are entitled to repeat it." That sentiment looks especially relevant … more
As a result of Republicans winning the White House and retaining the House and Senate, the 2016 election created the most promising climate for major tax reductions in years. Tax reform is a priority for both President Donald Trump and … more
For many, the new year is a chance for a new beginning, perhaps best represented by the baby and the old man, symbols of the new and old years since the time of the ancient Greeks. The fresh-faced cherub connotes so much promise. But so … more
Perspective has many definitions, one being the ability to understand what is important and what isn't, and another being the capacity to view things in their true relations of relative importance. Consider this example of how differently … more
When drafted properly and regularly re-emphasized, the employee handbook is a powerful tool for employers to communicate important information about their values, policies, procedures and benefits. What follows are simple steps employers … more
When I was embarking on my "second career," public speaking, I had a little experience under my belt – member of a Toastmasters group, graduate of Dale Carnegie and a long list of speeches I'd made to community groups and on behalf of various … more
If you think doing a good job is what it takes to get to the head of the pack, you're naïve, confused, delusional, or all three. Doing a good job is the starting point. It's what's expected. There are plenty of people doing a good, even a … more
My definition of success is having a predetermined plan, successfully carrying it out over a long period of time and having a good time doing it. That's what John Calipari does as the men's basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. … more
Social intelligence is essentially the ability to "work a room." Holding conversations with a wide variety of people, listening effectively, fostering strong relationships and reading other's emotions to see what makes them tick. This skill is … more
Whether or not they are planned, forces inside and outside the organization can sometimes impact your workforce and lead to nonvalue-added processes. Growth spurts, major technology implementations, or even small supply-chain disruptions can present … more
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