Human Resources

Effectiveness Can Be Learned

»Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Achievement, Common Sense, Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Self-help, Success, Wisdom | 0 comments

Effectiveness Can Be Learned We often think leaders and executives possess high intelligence, extreme creativity and stunning imagination, but these qualities are not in short supply.  Nor are they the most important qualities of executives. Whether executives work in government, business, hospitals, churches, universities or the military, they’re expected to get things done, and they’re expected to get the right things done. Effectiveness is in short supply in most organizations these days.  Why is that? I don’t know all the reasons, but I know one of the reasons.  If you think about it, you’ll...

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Thinking Like A Genius

»Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Achievement, Books, Common Sense, Genius, Human Resources, Inspiration, Personal Development, Self Improvement, Self-help, Wisdom | 0 comments

Thinking Like A Genius The natural function of the brain is to learn, to explore, and to expand its own mental powers.  We have in our head a vast, substantially-dormant super bio-computer, the human mind, given to us free at birth. The nature of genius is in all human beings; it is the nurture of that nature that is all-important; this view has been held by many of the great geniuses themselves. A study of 100 of the greatest geniuses in history proves that all our societal prejudices about genius are wrong. “Great intelligence is characterized by robust health, greater physical size, advanced...

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Desire, Action, Determination, and Resilience

»Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Coaching, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Development, Success | 0 comments

Desire drives us to pursue our interests.  We won’t go far if our desire doesn’t become a passion for that which we are striving.  Desire and passion create enthusiasm, which energizes us to act. If we attain much in life, action is required.  “So what do we do?” asks automobile executive Lee Iacocca. “Anything.  Something.  So long as we just don’t sit there.  If we screw it up, start over.  Try something else.  If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.” So, what if we fail? Muhammad Ali, world champion and perhaps history’s greatest boxer and...

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24 Business & Personal Skills To Master NOW!

»Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Success | 0 comments

You can stay ahead in your career by brushing up on each of these 24 vital skills. Whether you’re seeking your first job, a corporate executive, an entrepreneur, or a business owner the business skills you should master are the same. Self-Confidence: Nobody will have a higher opinion of you than you have of yourself.  To get others to believe in you, you must believe in you. Positive Attitude: When times are tough—and they will be—your positive attitude will boost your morale and the morale of everyone you influence. Listening: Being a good listener is a sigh of respect and patience for others.  It...

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The #1 Thing Employees Crave

»Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Coaching, Human Resources, Leadership, Management | 0 comments

“I’ve quit a couple of jobs in my life,” a Nashville man told me recently.  “When I did,” he said,  “something odd usually happened – I was offered more money.” The interesting thing is the man quit anyway. “Only later did that strike me as backwards.” he said, “I hated working for the company, dreaded each and every day, felt like the life was being sucked out of me, and they wanted me to stay. “Who would want someone like that working for their company? People who feel that way are a cancer. I was a cancer to them and they were a cancer to me.” Logically,...

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