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Giving Good Feedback

quot;I love my job except for 2 times a year when I have to review my eight direct reports."  Do these words sound familiar?  If you are like most managers, you would prefer to just do the "real work" and leave it to the employees to figure out how their … More

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Taking a pizza the action

According to a news report from chinadaily.com, “Most people think pizza originated in Italy, others say it was created in China. But staff at Serafino Pizzeria are adamant that Greece was the first home of the globally popular pizza.” “The Beijing outlet, opened by Greek chef Christos Voudouris last year, features … More

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Pizzeria is dream come true

According to a news report from townonline.com, “In 2003, 29-year-old Nondas Pamfilis traveled from Athens, Greece to Chelmsford hoping someday to open his own Greek-style pizzeria.” “Four years later, Pamfilis has reached his dream with Villa Roma, Tewksbury’s newest pizzeria, located on Livingston Street, which will have its grand opening … More

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Subway, Dunkin' give pizza a chance

According to a news report from usatoday.com, “Subway is to sandwiches what Dunkin’ is to doughnuts. So why are both chains exploring — pizza?” “It’s because fast foodies find it tough to resist sticking a gooey finger in the $28.5 billion pizza industry at a time when the pie biggies … More

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Office Romance: Worth the Risk?

She regularly sees her handsome coworker at the coffee pot. In fact, she has started drinking more coffee just to increase her chances of an encounter. He occasionally sees her in meetings and tries not to stare. They both know there is a spark between them, but they have been … More

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The New Rules for a Diverse Workplace

Diversity in business today makes good sense. Unfortunately, many companies don’t manage their diversity initiatives effectively, resulting in the one thing they were aiming to avoid: Discrimination.   When businesses use diversity to understand different types of customers, develop products or services that are competitive, and gain insight on future … More

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Keeping Up is a Fool's Game – Seek Advantage Instead

Keeping up—with technology, with competitors, with anything in business or life—is a fool’s game. Think about it…When you’re keeping up, what’s the advantage? In reality, there is no advantage to keeping up, because all you’re doing is making yourself just like everyone else. You’re finding out who the best is … More

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YOUR EXPERTISE IS ABOUT TO EXPIRE

The headline got your attention didn’t it?             It’s scary to think you might actually become obsolete. What’s really frightening is to already be obsolete and not even know it.             You see, it doesn’t matter that you’ve been an expert in your field for 20 years. Or that you … More

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"NOW HIRING", Requiring NO Experience

quot;Yes ma’am. I have a great deal of experience using Microsoft Excel. In fact, I created my resume using that program.”  The interview was going well. She had the look, spoke well, and Bill thought she would get along with the other team members. He missed the part about Excel … More

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There's a Fortune in Failure

It took Thomas Edison over a thousand tries to get the light bulb just right. Yet how many of us give up if we don’t nail something perfectly the first time out? The best baseball hitters in the game fail approximately two out of every three times they step up … More

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HOW HAVE YOUR CUSTOMERS CHANGED

First of all, forget the tired, old adage; “The customer is always right!”             It’s just not true…or even relevant, anymore.             Replace it with, “The customer is always…Vulnerable.”               Customers feel vulnerable, helpless, out of control, and anxious. That was the clear message we got from them when … More