Phil LaDuke is is a Safety Transformation Architect at
Environmental Resources Management. An author, he writes about business, worker safety and organizational change topics on his blog. An avid user of social media for business networking, LaDuke has worked as a consultant in this area.
It sounds oxymoronic, or perhaps just regular moronic, but it's true. The furthest you can ever fall is when you've reached your peak.
Mediocrity has its place. Where success and survival are synonyms, not dying is winning.
It is not whether it's positive or negative that determines its quality, it's how it's delivered. Wanna help? Do it this way.
Deadline pressure is a crushing affliction. It can bring out the best in some, madness in others, or both, as they labor side-by-side ... in the Twilight Zone.
Keep 'em short; send an agenda around beforehand and stick to it, like white on rice; demand preparation; schedule tightly and run it like an Apollo launch. Got it? Good, meeting adjourned.
Mourn not the passing of your business's biggest time waster and productivity serial killer. Instead, calculate a dollar cost before ever scheduling another meeting, using this simple process.
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How one Midwestern boy survived existential ennui, unending schooling and tons of bad advice to become an entrepreneur of wisdom and renown, sort of.
Not the least of which is to consider, from time to time, that you may be out of your mind. Call it mental hygiene.
Is joining a startup actually worth it?
Whether it's like climbing a mountain or turning an ocean liner, your leadership is what makes it happen.
Consider counterbalancing your freedom of speech with your right to remain silent. Both are precious.
The challenge when giving feedback is predicting what will be fed back from that.
While the presidential race captures headlines, congressional contests and local ballot initiatives affect you, your business and your community.
Ironically, a sales victory puts you at your customer's mercy about when you get paid. Get out ahead of cascading shortages with these tips.
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Don't let your genius product idea crash to Earth due to an avoidable marketing gaff. Heed this list and achieve lift off.
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