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    Managers are always looking for cost-effective ways to improved productivity, performance, and office morale, yet genuine praise—one of the easiest, cheapest, and best ways to do both—is woefully underutilized. Praise is an incredibly valuable tool, and if used wisely, its value will resonate to ...
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    Much has been written about the quest for power. Some studies indicate that human beings universally long not for freedom, per se, but power. Whole civilizations have risen through the use of power. Whole civilizations have fallen through the use of power. But what does it mean to have power ...
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    Let's not sugarcoat it: Rejection stinks. Nothing is fun about being turned down for a job opportunity. And while circumstances are often beyond your control (they went with an internal candidate, or the position wasn't filled), if you’re consistently coming in second or third during the hiring p...
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    Imagine your potential employer is standing next to you in an elevator, and you have less than a minute to convince him he should hire you. Would you be prepared to sell yourself in 60 seconds or less? If your answer is “no” you may not even get a chance to get in on the ground floor. In today’s ...
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    Techniques for career growth abound. One of the most reliable is learning to ask great questions early and often throughout your career. What makes a question great? The answer depends on the situation, but one thing all great questions have in common is the motivation to expand your understan...
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