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Five worst ways to fire someone

If you have never been fired, then you either work at a Stage Two company where under-achieving is rewarded, or you’ve chosen not to be completely honest when your boss says, “Do you have any…

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The New Wave of Spirituality: Work

I had more time to think about the Pew research study on religion than most people. One of their pollsters phoned me when I was home sick, and since I had nothing better to do,…

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Stage Four? Stage Four Anyone?

Several years ago, I had dinner with a David Allen, author of Getting Things Done. His picture is on the cover of his book, and his company is named after him, the David Allen Company. He’s a…

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No Mission, No Margin

Most hospitals today are still “not-for-profit,” that is they are charitable organizations exempt from federal income taxes under IRS Sec 501(c)(3). As we like to remind everyone from time to time, the term “not-for-profit,” or…

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The Most Annoying, Pretentious And Useless Business Jargon

“The next time you feel the need to reach out, touch base, shift a paradigm, leverage a best practice or join a tiger team, by all means do it. Just don’t say you’re doing it….

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