Category Archive for 'Winner's Rites'

Happy Halloween! Today, I ran into many cute miniature tigers and superheroes as well as giant-sized bumble bees. And, I was amused and delighted. October 31st is one of the few times it’s socially acceptable to wear masks. The rest of the time, transparency is the key to being trusted in the marketplace.

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Jane, the new secretary was recently put in charge of ordering all the yearly office supplies for her 40-person team. Many people ordered the same items, yet rather than purchase the items in bulk on one order, Jane placed 40 individuals orders for the supplies as the requests came in. This caused a number of […]

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A recent article in T&D Magazine, published by the American Society of Training & Development, outlined four key barriers to women rising through the ranks in the workplace: 1) age, 2) lack of role models, 3) motherhood and 4) qualifications and experience. The report, based on a UK survey of 1,000 women didn’t reveal surprising news, but […]

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This article is a companion post for our radio show episode bearing the same name, “When Employees Don’t Read.” The goal of this post is to prepare you for the Workplace Learning Revolution – when employees don’t read.

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Who’s talking trash, now? HYPE members are – or at least we were this past weekend. Even though we were not on a b-ball court, everyone of us on the streets was talking trash. I’d like to say it was because our super smooth dribbling and dunking skills made the crowds go wild, but there were […]

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Last week on Working Knowledge Radio we discussed Smart Uses for Smart Phones.  Just in case you’re in the mood this holiday to upgrade the functionality of your cell phone or purchase one for the first time, here are some expert tips of multiple uses of cell phones that can increase your productivity or at […]

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I admit it. I’ve had days – even weeks – where papers in my home office piled up. And yes, there were more than a few saucers in the sink. Life gets busy. But when honest, I can remember that the days-long epochs of chaos usually began with one or two incidents

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SECURE YOUR SUCCESS … Dare to Invest  – In Others A former Fortune 500 executive, turned Bishop Ben Gibert, frequently says in his sermons, what you do for another man, God will do for you as he encourages parishioners to donate money to buy houses and cars for the needy even though they may not […]

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This is a story quite literally about baby steps. Recently, as I was leaving a large church service on the way to the parking lot, I walked up on the littlest of girls in a hot pink jacket, pastel pink summer dress and some new white walking shoes. She was so adorable – maybe only […]

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Let’s face it, every one of us adults made it to the age we are by way of the rocky dirt road called “The Teenage Years.” For all but a rare few of us, we changed our hair, our clothes, our friends and decided on our values during this period. As our parents can tell, […]

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