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Lord, have mercy on us poor folks.

My Grandmother used to say that when I was a boy, and it made everyone laugh. I thought that was because Mema was not poor. Years later, she told me that yes, it was her clever tongue at work, but … Continue reading

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The sting of being laid off

I would try to say something witty but nothing comes to mind. I was laid off this morning. Prayers are appreciated from those those of you pray, and if you do not pray, well, I hope you never get laid … Continue reading

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4 reasons to coach now instead of waiting for a performance review

Imagine coming home tonight and finding out that your spouse and kids were giving you a performance review. Right there on the spot. The fam has been taking notes for a year, and today is the big day for you! … Continue reading

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3 ways to overcome emotional hard-wiring

More people lose their jobs due to emotional misadventures than to poor technical skills. Someone reads an email as disrespectful, and they fire back a hot answer. Burned. Another person hears their work criticized, feels gut-punched, and start plotting revenge. … Continue reading

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Worry a little, but just a little

I am always encouraged by optimists. I am also hesitant to buy their claims. I grew up with a step-father who sold Real Estate and a Dad who sold everything not requiring a license. My step-father always warned not to … Continue reading

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Learn to lead faster

What’s the best way to learn to lead something? You might think, as I did, that it has something to do with organized courses, goals, and lists of lists, but that is, of course, not true. Instead, we have hope … Continue reading

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