Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Motivation Problem: Good Goals, Bad Goals

            Employee motivation is not created equally.  Not all employees are motivated by the same things or in the same way.  There are numerous surveys out there to tell us “what employees really want”, but these will give you percentages … Continue reading

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Where is John Galt?

While shopping with my son at a bookstore, my son pointed to an endcap in the aisle.  The sign over the books read “Who is John Galt?”  The books that filled the endcap were copies of Ayn Rand’s masterpiece Atlas … Continue reading

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What Type Is Your Type?

Are you an NT or an SJ?  Are you a D personality or an S personality?  Melancholic or Phlegmatic?   Knowing personality type in the business world is like knowing your astrological sign in dating.  When someone asks, “What’s your … Continue reading

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There’s No Crying in Job Hunting

I realize that being unemployed can be a difficult, discouraging, scary and for some, even humiliating time.  This is why unemployed people need support and understanding.  I see that groups are showing up on LinkedIn for this purpose, including Star … Continue reading

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