Four Steps to Help You Make Tough Calls

August 12, 2016.Management
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Do I go to the gym or do I bank the extra sleep? Caf or decaf? Take the train or drive? Go out or eat in? We make decisions—consciously and unconsciously—all day, every day. As a business leader, making decisions can be tough, particularly when you know that your choices will affect board members and […]

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Frustrated at Work? Here’s an Antidote

August 8, 2016.Careers

You’re out having lunch at your favorite pizza spot, sitting around with your colleagues, and the hot topic of the day is the new evaluation system at work. You hate it. It’s all a bunch of bureaucratic phoniness. At last week’s lunch, it was the strategic planning process. All chart-making, not real discussion – no […]

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Can You Answer This One Question About Your Job? (Most People Can’t)

August 7, 2016.Careers

“What do you do?” It’s a simple enough question heard time and time again—at social and business events, high school and family reunions, and conferences. People should have no problem answering this simple question, then, right? Wrong. Ask this question and you’ll see that the first response you get will likely be someone’s job title, […]

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Are You “All In”? Four Ways to Tell

August 5, 2016.Business

Last week, I ran into a colleague who was carrying two phones—one for work and one for personal use. It wasn’t born of a need for privacy or an interest in accumulating more cool devices. Instead, the employee was attempting to achieve a healthy “work-life balance,” and the two phones were just the most overt […]

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