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CEOs Who Began Their Careers During Booms Tend to Be Less Ethical

Harvard Business

When Alan Greenspan addressed the Harvard University class of 1999 , he shared a message of wealth and prosperity that was reflected in many aspects of American life. ” Imagine you were sitting in the audience that day, about to begin constructing your career. CEOs who began their careers in prosperous times tend to use riskier financial strategies than CEOs who first entered the workforce in recessions. Our work suggests that they may be more ethical, too.

It's Your Country.Lead It!

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For our children's future, America needs to get better by reengineering our shared values and implementing a united ethical purpose. There's little doubt that the American middle class—the 40% of households with annual incomes between $50,000 and $140,000 a year—is in distress. The American Dream is dying. .

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How Military Veterans Can Turn Their Skills into a Corporate Career

Harvard Business

Transitioning from a military career to the corporate world can be a fraught process for the nearly 360,000 U.S. In addition to networking their way into new professional circles and learning new cultural mores, veterans have to face down the even more fundamental questions: what career will best suit them? “I felt very intimidated” by undergraduate classmates who had gone into more traditional corporate careers, he told me. Do you have a strong work ethic?’”

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This is the distinction between what he terms the 'Character Ethic' vs the 'Personality Ethic' The prior depends on deep changes within each of us including our view of creating a legacy for future generations. No one could credibly argue that our political leadership is anywhere near the same class as the Founders' era.

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Five Great Ways to Earn Extra Money in 2010 :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Conduct classes in cake decorating, flower arranging, jewelry-making, gardening, automobile maintenance, carpentry, photography, or whatever your expertise happens to be. Teach a class at a local community college, or hook up with a business that can use your classes to increase sales.

Business Leadership Expertise: Give a Gift of Honoring :: Women on.

Women on Business

For me it was a first grade teacher who challenged me to take an art project some “annoying boy” in my class had scribbled on and find a way to make it work.

Top 10 US Cities to Capture Small Business Recovery Act Dollars.

Women on Business

If your small business plan can move the nation forward, you’re a step closer to winning Uncle Sam’s financing and support. Then expand your following with a world-class Web design.

A Couple Reasons to Smile About

Women on Business

Extends certain middle class incentives and credits such as the Earned Income Credit and Coverdell Education Savings credit. Categories : Finance , Guest Posts 1 Comments 1 Tweets that mention A Couple Reasons to Smile About :: Women on Business -- Topsy.com January 11th, 2011 at 10:45 pm [.]

A Woman's Place is in the Classroom

Women on Business

I was in my junior year of undergraduate school and I was thinking about going to law school when a professor asked me to be his teaching assistant in a communications class. As Beverly climbed the ladder of career success she has seen the challenges mount. “I

Still holding on to “life's leg warmers?” What would Jane Fonda.

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Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In evaluating any relationship in the value chain I’m looking for value, talent, performance, leverage, efficiency, economy of scale, work ethic, integrity, character, discipline and many other traits irrespective of your skin color, age, etc. A sense of entitlement is not a substitute for work ethic and a desire to achieve. As a member of the the class white men in business you are part of a privileged group that long ago set the criteria for success and excellence.

What to Do After a Bad Performance Review

Harvard Business Review

Many, many successful people have failed at various points in their career, and most of them later looked back on it as a real opportunity,” says Heen. “So When Denis Coleman was promoted from finance to management in a fast-growing electronics manufacturer, he didn’t have any experience leading a team. It was early in her career, and she had little experience drafting contracts. “It She found a contract drafting class that was starting two weeks later and signed up.