Category: Everything Else

Book Review: The CEO Next Door

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Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. There’s no magic in The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders. The four behaviors referred to in the title aren’t going to transform you or your career. If you master them, you will probably be a better leader than you would  »  Read More

Leadership Fortune Cookies

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The story goes that the WonTon Food Company, the world’s largest fortune cookie maker, tried to introduce them in Hong Kong, but failed because the cookies were “too American.” Yes, indeed, in this salad bowl of a nation, it turns out that fortune cookies could be as American as apple pie, though you  »  Read More

Weekend Leadership Reading 12/29/17

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Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular work days. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take time for some of that reading you can’t find time for during the week. Here are choice articles on hot  »  Read More

From the Independent Business Blogs: 12/13/17

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Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that  »  Read More

Lessons in Love and Leadership

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My father graduated from the Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia in 1941. He and my mother married, and they moved to a small farming community to start my father’s career as a parish pastor. There was a lot to learn. Neither of them had ever lived on a farm. My mother never learned basic skills like canning and preserving  »  Read More

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