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Managing Pressure

Peter Drucker once said that “The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.” While I am not totally in agreement with this statement as I feel that everyone in an organization can be … Continue reading

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Energy, Discipline, Spirit

Managing people, like training horses or parenting, is all about harnessing energy and teaching discipline, while preserving spirit. The best managers, like the best trainers, possess a remarkable capacity for empathy and their high expectations are never lowered by sympathy. … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Ownership

In my professional career I have noticed that there are two types of people: those who approach everything as owners and those who face their life’s work as hirelings. The former develop habits that make them ideal candidates for actual … Continue reading

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A New Corporate Culture

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.” ~ Benjamin Franklin One of the greatest challenges I’ve faced while developing a more desirable corporate culture that is free of the common impediments that creep … Continue reading

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