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BooHoo to Yahoo!: The Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

BooHoo to Yahoo!: The Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

Recently, Yahoo! announced a major policy change that will de-authorize working remotely. Apparent reason: the struggling tech giant thinks it’s missing out on the positive results of face time among their people, forfeiting the creativity and other benefits encouraged by in-person interaction. A quick and widespread outcry has followed this move—not surprising in today’s constant-breaking-news-fanned-by-social-media […]

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Crisis, Change, and Fiscal Cliffs: What Congress Isn’t Doing Wrong

Crisis, Change, and Fiscal Cliffs: What Congress Isn’t Doing Wrong

The fiscal cliff. The sequester. The continuing resolution. Whatever name we’re using to describe Congress’s budget predicament of the moment, the media’s tone of consternation remains consistent and seems tinged with a sort of looming dread. As if these “crises” are like asteroid collisions or threatening weather events—things that are about to happen to us. […]

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The Law of Compensation II: How to Increase Your Value

The Law of Compensation II: How to Increase Your Value

In my last blog post, The Law of Compensation: How to Make More in Any Year, I promised to follow up by answering a simple and essential question: How? How do we constantly make ourselves more valuable? As many of my readers know, I think there’s great power in brevity. So, I’ve selected 3 brief […]

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Strengths and Weaknesses: Teaching Squirrels to Fly, aka Ways to Waste Time & Talent

Strengths and Weaknesses: Teaching Squirrels to Fly, aka Ways to Waste Time & Talent

Have you ever stopped to consider your strengths and weaknesses? If you answered “yes,” how far have you gone? Far enough to really understand what you’re wired for? Far enough to identify how the people around you are wired – your team members, family members, customers, you name it? Far enough to go back to 7th […]

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