Sat.Jul 09, 2011

Have You Been Where You Are At For Too Long?

Ron Edmondson

The LORD our God said to us at Horeb, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Deuteronomy 1:6 NIV. Moses had led the people out of Egypt. Along the way, they were scared, ready to turn around and go back into slavery.

Guy Kawasaki on “How to Enchant Your Employees”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Guy Kawasaki for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * Enchantment defines a relationship with employees that is deep, delightful, [.].

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Are you willing to get better.Really?

Jason Womack

Go find a geek. Someone who understands gmail, Outlook, Excel and other basic tools. Pay her to sit next to you for an hour and watch you work. Then say, "tell me five ways I can save an hour a day.". Whatever you need to pay for this service, it will pay for itself in a week. via sethgodin.typepad.com.

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Voice of Experience: Joanne L. Alma (Goldman Sachs)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of Jo Alma (Managing Director and Head of IMD Technology for Europe and Asia at Goldman Sachs) written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover [.]. Bob's blog entries A Career in Investment Management Technology Advice for Professional Women in Technology IMD Technology for Europe and Asia at Goldman Sachs Melissa J.

When No One's Hiring, Get the Job You Want

Coaching Tip

The job market is bad, really bad,” admits Ford R. Myers , President of Career Potential, LLC and author of GET THE JOB YOU WANT, EVEN WHEN NO ONE’S HIRING (Wiley; $19.95; June 2009). But this has happened before, and it will happen again. Your chances as a jobseeker are actually much better than you think.” . Since 1992, Myers has been providing professional services in career consulting and executive coaching.

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Jack Canfield - Never Give Up on Your Dream

Building Personal Strength

I've heard this story many times before, but I just listened to it again and it inspired me all over again. I don't care what business you're in or what your dream is. You've got to watch this video. If Jack Canfield can do it, I can do it. You can do it. Post by Dennis E. Coates, Ph.D.,

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Summer Reading: 10 Leadership Blog Posts I Like

You're Not the Boss of Me

This week’s blog post was not working out for me. After several false starts, I realized my problem. I was trying to be deep and clever…again. I’m quite capable of both of those things, (from time to time), but when I try to force it, it comes out, well, not like me at all.

Help Solve a Difference of Opinion Between Husband and Wife

Ron Edmondson

Just for the record, our marriage is fine.in fact…it’s probably never been better… But…that doesn’t mean we don’t have disagreements. Actually, our differences are what make us a stronger couple. (As As long as we can laugh about them occasionally ).

Behind Closed Doors: Sales Talk

Execupundit

"We know that our product is much better than that of our competition but badmouthing a competitor would be lethal. We need to recognize that much of our appreciation of worth comes from the fact that we are insiders who can spot virtues that the average person cannot. We live with this product.

Scripture Memorization, Week 28

Ron Edmondson

Years ago, after I had a just gone through an incredibly difficult season of my life, I found this verse. The Psalmist David had experienced heartache and God extended him grace. He reflected on the other side of a trial.

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Late Night

Execupundit

I'd gone through revision after revision of the document. A special formatting software had downloaded smoothly. All items on the checklist were addressed. Test run. Two glitches. Frustrating but predictable. Few projects go click-click-click. Back to the screen

Help Solve a Difference of Opinion Between Husband and Wife

Ron Edmondson

Just for the record, our marriage is fine.in fact…it’s probably never been better… But…that doesn’t mean we don’t have disagreements. Actually, our differences are what make us a stronger couple. (As As long as we can laugh about them occasionally ).

Jack Dangermond (Esri) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, a company that develops geographic information systems and is based in Redlands, Calif. [.].

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Scripture Memorization, Week 28

Ron Edmondson

Years ago, after I had a just gone through an incredibly difficult season of my life, I found this verse. The Psalmist David had experienced heartache and God extended him grace. He reflected on the other side of a trial.

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Tech Tip: Bookmarks

Execupundit

CoolTools looks at the best bookmark organizers. Being close to the cave, my first thought was of conventional bookmarks

Don’t Know Much About History: David McCullough on “historical illiteracy”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a sequence of brief excerpts from an interview of David McCullough by Brian Bolduc, featured in The Wall Street Journal (June 18, 2011). To read the complete interview, please click here. * * * The popular historian David McCullough says textbooks have become “so politically correct as to be comic.” Meanwhile, the likes of [.].

Where Does He Find This Stuff?

Execupundit

Eclecticity : Not only amazing but also creative and kind

Rising Caine

Execupundit

As they say in this trailer , Michael Caine walked into stardom with The Ipcress File. Wasn't he was already a name by then? I may go back and read some of those old spy novels. The Bond books were painful. Eric Ambler was great. I liked John Le Carre before he went off the deep end. Have not read Frederick Forsyth or Len Deighton in years. Am currently a major Daniel Silva fan. And, of course, there is Alan Furst whose books transport you to Europe in the Thirties

The 1 Million Dollar Question

Execupundit

Would you permanently give up Internet access for 1 million dollars? Check out the video posted by Peter Robinson

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity. Eric Hoffer

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