Posts Tagged ‘way’

Word Play

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Some business terms become so frequently shared in meetings they earn a place in the cliché hall of fame. Ranking at the top of the list might be (cliché alert) ‘outside the box,’ ‘synergy’ and ‘value-added’. (In fact, type ‘overused’ into Google and guess what comes up: ‘business phrases’.) Yet there is one word I’m […]

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Figure This

Friday, August 24th, 2012

During our Florida trip a few weeks ago, we stayed at a condo near Melbourne with a beautiful view of the Atlantic. Of course, since we commuted four times that week back to Orlando to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, our beach time was limited. Time on the road, however, was lengthy – 72 […]

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The Lincoln Letter

Monday, August 20th, 2012

After reading The Lost Constitution in 2008, I reached out to William Martin. Having never ventured into historical fiction previously, I was amazed at how he made our nation’s past come alive on the pages of a novel and wanted to thank him for showing me a new way to learn. Later that year Kathy […]

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Double Meaning

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Most of the time I am actively reading a suspense novel… and whenever I discover new authors, I’ll dive into every one of their tomes. Thus, I quickly made my way through all 11 books in Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s Pendergast series after I stumbled upon “Dance of the Dead” at an airport bookstore […]

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Confrontation Station

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

One impressive thing I find in working with large organizations – those with HR departments – is a focus on conducting regular performance reviews with employees. Many of these include creating development plans to help direct reports improve in needed areas. Smaller companies? Not so much. It seems every time I ask a small business […]

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