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Growth: It starts out great, but then . . .

An organisation, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.  ~Dee Hock When organisations or businesses get started there is always the buzz of excitement.  Everything is new and exciting.  Opportunity … Continue reading

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Two 25’s for a 50?

Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.  ~Mark Twain My father and mother were married for close to 60 years and like all long standing relationships they had their little phrases and sayings … Continue reading

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Hire for Excellence, not Just Experience

Like most of the people on the planet with television access I have been watching the 2012 Summer Olympics and since I live in London I have been fortunate to also attend live in the new Olympic park.  To say … Continue reading

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Would your HR Department Hire Michael Jordan?

If I were running a company today, I would have one priority above all others: to acquire as many of the best people as I could. I’d put off everything else to fill my bus. Because things are going to … Continue reading

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