Right People. Right Fit.

No secret, it is critical to find and hire the right people.  As important as finding the right people is making sure that the people you hire are in the right jobs. Start first with the importance of hiring the right people.  If you have been in a leadership position for any time at all, you have made a "bad" hiring decision.  A bad hiring decision does not necessarily mean that the person you hired was a bad employee.  It could mean, however, that you hired someone who is not an ideal candi...
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Living a Choice Life.

Life really is just a series of choices. It is true that we are all where we are right now as a result of our own choices.  Far too may folks are in constant pursuit of that thing that's just beyond the horizon.  Whether you understand it as that or as the thought that the grass is always greener, the truth is that far too many of us are focused somewhere where we are not.  It is imperative that we savor the moment we are in to get the most out of where our choices have brought us. I am not ...
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Customer isn’t always right

A friend spelled it out very well for me the other day.  If you just buy the product, it costs less than buying the product and getting me with it. We are at an interesting place where many seem to have forgotten that service comes at a price.  I realize that there are some products that I buy via the Internet, because I can save some money.  I accept, though, when I do that I will receive a box at my door.  I don't expect concierge service with that box.  I expect that I am accepting the man...
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Know Your Part.

Everyone has a part to play. It means that each of us brings unique strengths to our careers, our relationships, and our lives in general.  We each bring our own gifts and talents to the lives we lead.  What do you do best?  What is the thing you know you do better than anyone else?  Find that, and you will have found the gift you bring to everyone around you. Some have gifts surrounding specific tasks at work.  Some are good listeners.  Some organize like no one else.  Some are gifted speak...
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