Journal

BETWEEN BEING ADMIRED AND BEING LIKED

August 29th, 2011

I’ve got a question for you. If your organization needed to make 15 percent of your workforce redundant, do you think executives would have any qualms about letting you go? When crunch time comes (and to some companies I know, they are in it already….), When there is a call from the top to downsize, […]

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THE RICHEST MAN IN THE VALLEY

August 20th, 2011

A dying business man on his death bed called for the family: Is mommy here? – Sweetheart, I’m here. Are all the children here? Yes, they all are here. Where’s Danny – I’m here dad. Where’s Stephen? – I’m here dad. Where’s Connie? – I’m here dad. The dying dad says: Now if all of […]

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WHAT MAKES THEM GREAT

August 12th, 2011

In one of the local exercise gyms, a former professional boxer, now in his 70s, was pounding the bag. A middle-aged businessman, a wannabe jock, was doing sit-ups. After a while the businessman stood up and bragged to the boxer that he had just done 500 sit-ups. Without breaking the rhythm of his punches, the […]

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