Small Talk: Mind Numbing or Career Building?

  “If I work really hard and put my nose to the grindstone, people will notice. I don’t have time for chitchat, I have to get my work done!” Does this sound like you? Someone...

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Witnessing the Moment of Transformation

So many of us hear stories of change, but we rarely witness the moment of transformation firsthand. In corporate America, change is usually associated with something negative. Does the dreaded term “downsizing” or the phrase...

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James Corden Takes Center Stage 4 with Carpool Karaoke

By Ken Perlman Carpool Karaoke videos reliably go massively viral. The one with Adele has 107 MILLION views. The one (of many) with Justin Bieber has 70 million views. The new one with a quartet...

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Client Corner with Fender

By Jeff Meneely Vice President, Global Logistics at Fender Musical Instruments Corporation   Changing culture is the organizational equivalent of climbing Everest. It is a deliberate, difficult process that requires commitment, focus, and a willingness...

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Jazz of Leadership Part Two: Staying Home To Mind The Chickens

By Ken Perlman In my last blog, I introduced you to a room full of doctors experiencing a discussion conducted using a jazz band to guide them toward a better sense of leadership. To refresh...

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