DROPPING THE AX

Firing someone really sucks! It’s just not fun even when the person being fired is a jerk. But sometimes it’s necessary, even critical to the life of your business. I remember the first time that I had to fire someone. It took me an hour. He was a nice guy in a sales role and…

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The 4 Magic Steps of Problem Solving

Sometimes all of the motivational mantras in the world still are not enough to make you feel better. When you have a problem, a big one, a real whopper, the last thing I need is to have someone say, “Problems are just veiled opportunities” or “There are no problems, only solutions.” Even though I have…

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How Does Thinking Make a Difference?

by Ed Foreman Every one of us, at one time or another, has experienced difficulty. If you haven’t, you’re likely to… such as the loss of a job, a business failure, an unexpected drop in stock market prices devaluing your retirement portfolio, fire, flood, divorce, the loss of a loved one, etc. How we deal…

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