Tag: leadership

Sometimes you just need to change your perspective

In my daily job in the corporate world I spend much of my time recruiting managers and sales professionals from other companies.  I recently sat down with a recruiting prospect and we were discussing the differences in our companies.  (We’ll call this prospect John, since that’s a unique name and will be […]

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Business lessons you can learn from MMA

Several months ago my daughter announced to my wife and I that she wanted to take karate classes.  We were a little surprised because she definitely isn’t the most assertive personality in the world.  During soccer she would chase after the ball and kick it, but only as long as there wasn’t someone […]

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Don’t write a mission statement; write a grandma statement!

For decades companies have proudly displayed their corporate mission statements on the masthead of their company websites and at the front of their annual reports.  Most of us pay little or no attention to what they say, but there are countless websites dedicated to their creation.  One of my many colleges professors […]

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