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I can assure you, I’ve done it – made really bad hiring decisions.  The current data indicates miss-hiring can cost you, the company up to 3 times the base salary for that open position.  NOW that I have your attention…my valued business … Continue reading

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Introverts are different from extroverts! It’s easy to turn them on and ratchet up their performance. First, introverts are thinkers. This means they are problem solvers; they have good and well developed ideas. But they don’t tend to come forward … Continue reading

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Leaders who strive for perfection deny top performance. Here’s why. The leader sets unrealistic expectations for others, so they fail. When they fail the manager heaps criticism onto them. The leader is sensitive to the need for perfection, and insensitive … Continue reading

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Everybody is getting the same pay raise because: 1. Everybody did a great job last year. 2. Everybody deserves a raise. 3. Everybody worked hard. 4. With so little money, it doesn’t really matter what I do. 5. With so … Continue reading

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Good employees have upward skills.   They clarify expectations. They accept responsibility. They ask for and accept feedback. They communicate successes and failures. They handle criticism. They show loyalty. They understand and accept you. They are not needy. They can … Continue reading

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