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  • October 17, 2011

It’s hard to teach creative thinking. So often our day-to-day prejudices get in the way. But to be successful, we need to learn to think creatively and not just in a problem solving manner.

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  • October 10, 2011

[box] THE RULES OF WORK: A Definitive Code for Personal Success Expanded Edition Richard Templar Published by FT Press ISBN: 9780137072064[/box] Every aspect of life has a set of rules and the workplace is no different. Instead of thinking that these “rules” set restrictive boundaries, the author wants you to learn how to get more…

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  • August 29, 2011

Present You Way To The Top, David J. Dempsey, JD, McGraw Hill 2010, 9780071739948. What steps do you take to get ready for a presentation? Do you go out of the way to avoid speaking publicly? If you answered with such responses as, “I wait to the last minute,” or “I’d rather have a root canal…

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  • March 29, 2011

Have you ever worked for a company that spent so much time, effort, and money on seeking “breakthrough” ideas that everyone was spent and couldn’t execute? Then, after a brief respite, they’re off to repeat the same cycle again. Ever seeking that holy grail while under the misguided notion that innovation is synonymous with creativity….

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  • March 22, 2011

I just finished reading PAY ATTENTION!: How to Listen, Respond, and Profit From Customer Feedback written by Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate. Every business owner and manager should pick up a copy and read this! Social media has made such an impact in how we handle customer feedback. According to the authors, “Negative service experiences…