Category: Company Ideals

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In the words of Winston Churchill and Henry Ford

“It is not enough to do your best; sometimes you must do what is required.” – Winston Churchill When the going gets tough sometimes you have to step up to the challenge and do what is required to overcome an obstacle, sometimes we can’t rely on the excuse “we did our best”.   “If we…
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5 Key Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From ‘Unbroken’ Louis Zamperini

by: Adam Toren; Serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com Unbroken could be one of the most influential books you read and films you watch this year. What does a film about the olympian, World War II bombardier and prisoner of war have to do with being an entrepreneur? If you’ve been exposed to…
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7 Reasons I’m Thankful Alzheimer’s Affected My Family

written by: Veronika Dirdaite – visit her food and life blog at www.atveros.com Growing up, my grandparents were always there for me. My grandpa shows up in most of the special memories I keep from childhood. No matter where I went or what I did, I always knew he was there for us. I knew if…
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How to Manage a Team of B Players

By: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic  In 2004, Greece surprised the world by winning the European Championship, the toughest tournament in international soccer. Despite not even being a dark horse in the competition, and with a team of mostly peripheral and unremarkable players, they overcame France and hosts Portugal (twice) to lift the trophy. Even hardcore soccer fans…
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Alzheimer’s Quotes

A poem about Alzheimer’s Do not ask me to remember. Don’t try to make me understand. Let me rest and know you’re with me. Kiss my cheek and hold my hand. I’m confused beyond your concept. I am sad and sick and lost. All I know is that I need you To be with me…
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The 3 Differences Between A Boss And A Leader

by Barry S. Saltzman is CEO of Saltzman Enterprise Group Acting “like a boss” may not be the best way to get respect from your employees. A strong leader aims to shift workplace culture. Consider for a moment the difference between a boss and a leader—what distinguishes the two? Some immediate differences come to mind.…
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The Wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh

Anyone that knows me knows that I love Disney, and more specifically I love Winnie-the-Pooh and often reference him in leadership presentations. I think we can learn a lot from A.A. Milne about leadership and life: “Pooh looked at his two paws. He knew that one of them was the right, and he knew that…
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The Perfect Deadly Storm: Corporate Silence

The Lufthansa plane crash serves as a reminder: Leaders must encourage openness in their organizations. written by Rob Bogosian April 8, 2015 German airline Lufthansa might want to look at its screening process after a co-pilot committed murder-suicide in March (Photo of a Lufthansa airbus by Lasse Fuss, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.) On March 24, co-pilot…
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In Honor of Independence Day: An American Guesser

In December 1775, “An American Guesser” anonymously wrote to the Pennsylvania Journal: “I observed on one of the drums belonging to the marines now raising, there was painted a Rattle-Snake, with this modest motto under it, ‘Don’t tread on me.’ As I know it is the custom to have some device on the arms of…
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What Competitive Sports Taught Me about Running a Business

written by: Lisa Falzone, Contributor, CEO and Co-founder of Revel Systems Succeeding in competitive sports requires laser-sharp focus, hard work and unwavering discipline. The same can be said of running a multi-million dollar company. And that’s why, despite the fact that my days as a swimmer at Stanford University are behind me, I continue to apply the…
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