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Monthly Archives: November 2011

In the recent Econ­o­mist Issue The world in 2012, Matthew Bish­op tack­les an area of great inter­est to us–how to hire the best peo­ple. link here.

How many times does a text, email or phone call come in and stop the fun, hol­i­day rit­u­als and times with good friends and fam­i­lies? Maybe this time, I will turn all my devices off. You??

Ques­tions I am fre­quent­ly asked by CEO’s and HR folks–How can we have more effec­tive employ­ees? I read an inter­est­ing blog post in The Har­vard Busi­ness Review that lists The Twelve Attrib­ut­es of a Tru­ly Great Place to Work.

I read a dis­cus­sion with high school stu­dents in The NY TImes this morn­ing. Their per­spec­tive on the future is worth a look.

Advice From Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs gave a vale­dic­to­ry to the grad­u­at­ing class at Stan­ford in 2006 that is con­sid­ered a clas­sic and has been wide­ly quot­ed: fol­low your pas­sion; don’t live some­one else’s life. Sound, bril­liant, obser­va­tions. The part of that speech that res­onates for me and that isn’t as wide­ly quot­ed: “When I was 17, I read a quote that went some­thing like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, some­day you’ll most cer­tain­ly be…

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