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A Tribute to a Fallen Hero – Thomas F. Swift (1971-2001)

Terry Starbucker

The NY Times had run a series of profiles on each of the victims (I recall at the time that these pages of profiles were very hard to read because of all the heartwrenching stories), and here was his: December 16, 2001. Master of Factoids. When Thomas F. That was because Mr.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jurassic Park 3

Joseph Lalonde

The leadership lessons are coming to you from the 2001 dinosaur movie Jurassic Park III. Today’s Reel Leadership article is a blast from the past. Jurassic Park III revisits the story of Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) while introducing Paul Kirby (William H. Macy) and Amanda Kirby (Tea Leoni).


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Are You A Gryffindor Or A Slytherin StopSucking

Persuasive Powerhouse

Image from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) In Catherine Lawson's post Are Criminals Better Entrepreneurs , she talks about how some famous entrepreneurs have committed crimes in the past. It turns out that criminals have many entrepreneurial traits, including management skills, passion, and willingness to take risks.

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Foxes And Hedgehogs: Which One Are You?

Lead Change Blog

In 2001, I accepted my first official leadership position as a human resources director with one audacious goal – to be and do all the things to serve all the people. With a background in public relations, marketing, and internal communications, HR had become an accidental specialty – I was a jack-of-all-trades and master of none.

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The Rise Of Hybrid Self-Employment

The Horizons Tracker

In 2001 Dan Pink made the case for the “free agent nation”, whereby we would increasingly be self-employed individuals using web-based technologies to make contacts and deliver our services. million such people in 2001, but by 2016 this had risen to 3.39 The study shows that there were 2.46 ” Frequent switching.

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Hot Seat: Jeff Immelt at GE

Leading Blog

I N SEPTEMBER 2001, Jack Welch was a tough act to follow. And in 2001, the economic tailwinds that Welch enjoyed were about to shift. The day after Jeffrey Immelt became CEO of General Electric, he had an even bigger challenge to deal with—the 9/11 terrorist attacks. But numbers can hide looming issues until they don’t.

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We Pause To Remember

General Leadership

We pause today to remember the events which occurred on 11 September 2001, and reflect upon how they completely changed our nation, our people and our world. We reverently remember al those whose lives were lost on that day, and all those who have since given the ultimate sacrifice in service to the War on Terror.