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Tom Lemanski
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If I Had a Hammer

Pogo Cartoonist Walt Kelly coined the phrase: We have met the enemy and he is us. If we can accept that we are all our own worst enemy, the next step is to figure out how to become more of an ally? ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Two Tips For Job Board Effectiveness

An effective job posting must strike a balance between attraction and qualification. While these two objectives may seem to be in conflict, they needn't be. In recent years, I have asked to expand my .
(July 10, 2008)
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Your Transparency

Early in my career, I regularly utilized the literal concept of word transparency when I was involved in plastic product design and material selection. It was easy to know the difference between ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Tough Times Test

As the tight economy has reduced business activity and limited resources, I'm also seeing an accompanying new trend in behaviors. Variations of that ever popular lie: “The check's in the ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Lessons in Influencing From an 800 Pound Gorilla

In my efforts to help clients to improve their ability to influence the actions of both their prospective customers and employees, I am always looking for effective, successful examples. I recently ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Filling the Bus For Your Good to Great Odyssey

It has been said that business leaders evolve into one of three categories: Inspired - Complacent - Desperate In 2001, author Jim Collins provided the inspired with a business bible for pursuing ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Shortfalls of Seminar Training for Soft Skills

In his book Working With Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman describes how millions are wasted on two and three day leadership and management training seminars. In some researched cases, ..
(April 03, 2007)
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The Difference Between Order Takers and Professional ..

In all walks of business, there are sales people. There are some sales-phobic, mathematically challenged folks who believe that the word “sales" is a frightening, four-letter word. So they ..
(March 12, 2007)
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The Value of Core Values in Strategic Thinking and Business ..

Business planning emphasizes strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. A Vision and/or Mission are standard fare. However, the most meticulous strategy plan can still derail without the ..
(March 10, 2007)
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Do You Promote From Within?

Most organizations are proud of their practice of promoting their own employees. It fosters your organization's values and culture. It provides opportunities for professional growth and ..
(March 10, 2007)
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A Classic Example of Taking a Lemon and Making Lemonade

My personal favorite example of taking a lemon and making lemonade comes from the early days of Wal-Mart, long before they became The World's Largest Retailer. The Lemon Our story begins at an early .
(March 10, 2007)
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