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Why do some talented executives fail?

Coaching Tip

In their book, Maximum Success: Changing the Twelve Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead , James Waldroop and Timothy Butler identify twelve behavior patterns--what they call "Achilles' heels" — that can harm, or seriously hinder, a person's career development. Behaviors That Can Hold You Back.

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Make Work Meaningful for Your Freelancers, Too

Harvard Business Review

Have you stopped to consider how they’re finding meaning in their careers? I want to be able to sink my teeth into a project, without dealing with office politics and the constant interruption of new projects that need immediate help. It’s your job as a manager to make work meaningful for the members of your team.