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Monthly archive January, 2012
Do You Confuse the Familiar With the Safe?

Do You Confuse the Familiar With the Safe?

When AT&T was broken up, shareholders were given shares in each of what were called the Baby Bells. A study done a short while later found that the residents of each region held a disproportionate number of shares of their local regional Bell. Each group of regional investors was confident their regional Baby Bell would...  LearnMore
Inspiring your team can be the difference between peak performance and pink slip

Inspiring your team can be the difference between peak performance and pink slip

It’s a story no one likes to hear: a rising talent takes a promotion at another company, and suddenly her peak performance drops off. How does this happen? Can it be prevented? In this video exclusive, Shawn Kent Hayashi outlines the key conversations that can not only save an employee from failing, but also inspire...  LearnMore
Ed Muzio Explains how to "Be Less Stressed With More Output"

Ed Muzio Explains how to “Be Less Stressed With More Output”

In today’s workplace our jobs are no longer linear.  Our jobs are very complex and we frequently work with many different people in various roles.  We find ourselves checking our email and thinking about work even when we’re not there  LearnMore
Are You in a Drama Triangle?

Are You in a Drama Triangle?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where there’s too much drama and not enough work getting done?   LearnMore
Develop Your Entrepreneurial Side -- Be a Personal Fitness Trainer

Develop Your Entrepreneurial Side — Be a Personal Fitness Trainer

It’s no stretch to say it, but starting your own personal training business really does involve a lot of heavy lifting.  LearnMore
Run the Gauntlet this Year (Update)

Run the Gauntlet this Year (Update)

Change your ATTITUDE. Change your BUSINESS. Change your FUTURE.  LearnMore
Do You Allow Yourself to Be Influenced by a Herd Mentality?

Do You Allow Yourself to Be Influenced by a Herd Mentality?

Psychologists have long known that individuals tend to  follow the pack, or get swept away by the “madness of crowds,” as Charles MacKay described it back in the 1840s. Larry Swedroe, author of Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make refers to this mass effect as a “desire to be like others, to be part of...  LearnMore
How Can You Double Your Sales? (In One Minute or Less...)

How Can You Double Your Sales? (In One Minute or Less…)

When you’ve been in the business for a long time, it can be easy to forget the fundamentals of selling. So a one-minute reminder to harness the power of positive selling can be the difference between same-old sales and doubling revenue.  LearnMore
Purpose, People, and Basketball: The Absolute Lessons Behind Great Leadership

Purpose, People, and Basketball: The Absolute Lessons Behind Great Leadership

What are the 12 secrets to leadership success, and more importantly, how can a leader achieve them? Leading the world’s largest executive search firm, Korn/ Ferry International, has provided Gary Burnison with insight into what he calls “Absolutes” – the essentials to leadership excellence that top CEOs possess.  LearnMore

Do You Project Recent Trends Indefinitely Into The Future?

As we age, our long-term memory skills tend to remain strong, while our short-term memory skills erode. Unfortunately, individuals don’t benefit from that tendency when it comes to investing. Larry Swedroe, author of Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make, views this as a simple human failing: falling prey to “recency” — the tendency to give...  LearnMore