Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Habits of Likable People

When you meet someone you connect with you smile, your body language changes, and the minute your time spent with that person is over they leave you wanting more.  Here are six habits of likable people from Inc.com: http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/6-habits-of-remarkably-likeable-people.html?nav=featured Do … Continue reading

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What If Everyone In Your Company Could Read Your Emails?

Stripe, the San Francisco based startup that provides payment software for developers has an office policy that allows everyone in the company to read one another’s emails.  My first response is; thankfully I don’t work at Stripe!  Second, do you … Continue reading

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Drinking At Work May Be Good For You

News Flash: Drinking at Work may spur creativity! Whether you are a champagne drinker (out of the can) or prefer a good IPA, you may want to start cracking open a drink around 3pm once a week to get your … Continue reading

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Couldn’t have said it better myself…

http://www.inc.com/william-cyr/sunny-delight-social-media-generate-demand.html    

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Hiring for Talent Vs. Fit

Great interview from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about hiring for fit compared to talent.  If you’ve made the mistake of hiring talent over fit then you can understand exactly what Tony is referring to.  http://www.inc.com/allison-fass/tony-hsieh-zappos-i-fire-non-culture-fits-fast.html?nav=pop  

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Office Talk 101 Sharing your salary or pay information with co-workers may sound like a good idea or be a conversation shared during a vulnerable time but there is absolutely nothing good that can come of this.  Commissioned based sales … Continue reading

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Another Good Sign For the Economy

Auto sales continue to rise which is a great sign for the economy. When consumers are buying vehicles they are also buying homes, taking vacations, shopping, etc. The auto market is the ultimate trickle down effect for the economy. Check … Continue reading

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10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

We all have those sayings that we constantly repeat.  I catch myself saying, “we can look at this in two ways.”  My previous manager used to say, “lets take a look at that.”  (and of course it drove me crazy) … Continue reading

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Have you been De-Recruited by your own company?

Recently I was speaking with a friend about her staff.  She mentioned that this particular employee of her’s has “de-recruited” himself. I absolutely loved this term and it led me to wonder if I’ve ever de-recruited myself both during the … Continue reading

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Multi-Screen Viewing Trend Continues To Grow

How often do you view television at home without a tablet, mobile phone, or laptop in front of you?  If you’re anything like me you tend to watch television while checking out Wikipedia for the background info on the actor, … Continue reading

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