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Work Requires Fair Play Too

One day many years ago, two young fellows were in a quarrel, and it had signs of becoming serious. Future U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, himself a young man at the time, but with an earnest desire for fair play, was called upon to decide the
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Advance Your Career In Every Meeting

I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve called someone and the response I received is that they are in a meeting. I often wonder if they are in a meeting to see if they should have a meeting. According to the MeetingKing website, in the
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A Culture of True Transparency Has Helped This Company Soar

I talk to and meet many companies on a daily basis. Each and every company is a special snowflake … or so they think. Your product or service might be unique, but the truth is that the internal structure of...
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Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn't."The MBTI is astrology for nerds." Say it with me again: personality types are a myth, traits are on a continuum, and the major dimensions include extravert-introvert, agreeable-
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How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You)

This is a post about something I’ve been wanting to write about forever: careers. Society tells us a lot of things about what we should want in a career and what the possibilities are—which is weird because I’m pretty sure society knows very little
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WHAT TO LISTEN TO: Some audiobooks are more equal than others

“Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes.”So begins Animal Farm, George Orwell’s classic novella. I’ve read Animal Farm many times. But now, for the first time, I’m
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Show Your HR Value With ‘Pain Point’ Metrics

One of the trickiest parts of providing HR services is that the better you do your job, the less visible your work is. When everyone on a team is happy, fulfilled, and engaged, the business can operate as the founder...
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Google just slashed the price on its massive storage plans with Google One upgrade

Google's storage plans are getting cheaper. The company has launched a new storage plan called Google One, which offers significantly better deals than Google Drive storage plans. There's no need to switch, because all current Drive storage
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Believe in yourself even when no one else does

Life is not a parabolic curve.  It doesn't go straight up.  There are a lot of lumps, a lot of bumps.  I have never yet met a successful person that hasn't had to overcome either a little or a lot of adversity in his or her life.
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Billy Graham - the best salesperson I ever met

Other ministers told funnier jokes than Billy Graham, did a better job of illustrating Bible passages and organizing sermons, but no one was more effective than Graham in getting people to step forward in front of the congregation and make a

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