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Edward Deming: On a personal level

Deming: A Personal Quality Plan

Thursday, 04 April 2013 00:00
The blind side of loyalty

Blindly following your employer (or anyone in your life for that matter) can be a dangerous decision for you and your company.  If your boss demands it of you, find the nearest job board and start applying elsewhere.  If you offer it up willingly, shame on you.

Monday, 15 October 2012 00:00
Getting a handle on midlife crises

In real terms, the transition to mid-life is gradual. There are no major landmarks or signals to one's entry into this new and uncharted domain.   

Saturday, 01 September 2012 00:00
American Exceptionalism. Yes!

American Exceptionalism is vivid. The prevailing idea here is that you can do and accomplish whatever you set your mind to. President Obama in 2008 was the exclamation point on that value system.

Monday, 13 August 2012 19:45
Good vs. excellent: The competitive choices facing Information Age professionals

Knowledge Management: the skills of the future

Monday, 02 July 2012 00:00
Tapping into the power of emotional intelligence

Smart Can Be Dumb. 

Saturday, 16 June 2012 00:00
Golden parachutes for the smart professional

A golden parachute is a colorful term for pay-packages for high-level executives whose positions afford them the chance to negotiate a bail-out for themselves in the chance that their company is merged, sold or hostilely taken over.  

Wednesday, 23 May 2012 00:00
Embracing the "creative tension" in a you

Bootstraps and Jump-starts. Take it from artists, you can pull your act together at any time.  

Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
Recession: How to ride above it

In difficult economic times, you might be tempted to crawl back into bed and pull the covers over your head. It would block out all the doom and gloom out there. However, it would also block out the new opportunities which are opening up.   

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 00:00
Skills you need in the 21st century

Applicants looking for jobs in the modern work environment need many different skills than they did a few decades ago. Today's applicants must possess a variety of skills as it is no longer feasible to be only adept in one area.   

Monday, 09 January 2012 00:00

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