Monthly Archives: August 2012

Are you a micromanager?

Most people, at one point or another in their career, encounter a micromanager — the boss who must personally review every email, every communication, and makes every decision, often without the benefit of input from the employees he or she … Continue reading

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There’s always something more to learn …

It’s difficult to imagine a time before computers – say in the medieval times, where scribes dutifully copied ancient works. Long before the printing press, few people had access to the ancient knowledge and almost no one had a Bible … Continue reading

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Conflict

One of the things not touched on in many business program is the inevitable fact that organizations have both internal politics and conflict. Many people avoid politics, but sooner or later, conflict will happen and must be confronted. Avoiding conflict … Continue reading

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Attitude

Winston Churchill once stated “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”   We choose are circumstance and our reactions toward what happens to us is largely a matter of our collective choices.  We can accept where we are now or … Continue reading

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Hollow Point Ammunition

Is anyone else concerned about “our” government purchasing about a billion rounds of hollow point ammunition? (Across agencies like Homeland Security, National Weather Service, Social Security Administration)? Hollow points are designed to inflict maximum human tissue and organ damage. These … Continue reading

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Stephen Covey

I noted with sorrow the recent passing of Stephen Covey on July 16, 2012. His contributions will continue beyond his life as will hisbooks and the Covey Leadership Center (now a part of Franklin Covey). He was such a poasitive … Continue reading

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