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The Perfect Deadly Storm: Corporate Silence

The Lufthansa plane crash serves as a reminder: Leaders must encourage openness in their organizations. written by Rob Bogosian April 8, 2015 German airline Lufthansa might want to look at its screening process after a co-pilot committed murder-suicide in March (Photo of a Lufthansa airbus by Lasse Fuss, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.) On March 24, co-pilot …

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What Competitive Sports Taught Me about Running a Business

written by: Lisa Falzone, Contributor, CEO and Co-founder of Revel Systems Succeeding in competitive sports requires laser-sharp focus, hard work and unwavering discipline. The same can be said of running a multi-million dollar company. And that’s why, despite the fact that my days as a swimmer at Stanford University are behind me, I continue to apply the …

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Top 10 Ways To Ensure Your Best People Will Quit

by Mel Kleiman  Most reasons the most talented and productive people flee a given workplace can be avoided. Here are common mistakes, along with better alternatives. 10. Treat everyone equally. This may sound good, but your employees are not equal. Some are worth more, because they produce more results. The key is not to treat …

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Leadership Over Coffee

by Robert A. Olszak There is one profound truth that cannot be denied – leadership is about people. Without people there is no need for leaders. Without leaders there is no need for followers. I don’t care what type of business you are in; all leadership is about people. If we can agree on this …

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7 Habits of People with Remarkable Mental Toughness

by Jeff Haden Mental Toughness: “The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals.” Successful people are great at delaying gratification. Successful people are great at withstanding temptation. Successful people are great at overcoming fear …

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