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What Do You See in the Mirror?

One of the lasting lessons I received from my parents is the importance of being true to yourself, to look at yourself in the mirror and be satisfied with the reflection.  The importance of being a good person, to be helpful, is the basis of my actions and thoughts.  Perfection is always elusive, but the…… Continue reading What Do You See in the Mirror?

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Teamwork

There is no ‘I’ in ‘team’ Anyone who watches a team sport understands the importance of all members to be working together.  Many organizations make conscious efforts to improve teamwork, and a quick search on the Internet will provide countless articles or books on this subject.  It is something so easy to understand, but yet…… Continue reading Teamwork

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Book Review: The Five Dysfuntions of a Team

  Any department of sufficient size will have responsibilities and roles that involve many aspects of team work.  In any given organization experiencing low morale, most likely an atmosphere of poor teamwork exists.  For these organizations, this lack of quality teamwork will be counter-productive, thus making goals much more difficult to achieve.  In the book…… Continue reading Book Review: The Five Dysfuntions of a Team

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Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage

Policies are the rules that guide all organizations.  They are the foundation in which to conduct business, to research new and innovative ideas, and guide employees into ethical decisions.  When violated, the consequences can be quite severe for an organization in this age of excessive litigation.  As a consequence, organizations will usually not focus on…… Continue reading Making the Right Decision Sometimes Requires Courage