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Can Introverts build business? Are they effective leaders? Is it true they don’t like people?

There has been much commentary recently about personality types and styles and their impact on career success and performance.  It is assumed that extraverts, because they are social animals, are the true business builders.  It is easy and natural for them to develop and nurture relationships. From The article . . . Bill Gates, Abraham  Continue Reading »

Rather than setting goals for 2013, consider this . . .

The big end-of-the-year push is on, and we are bombarded with advice on setting goals for 2013.  Do goals pay off?  Do they get us where we want to be? Some research shows that goal setting results in greater profitability.  However, countervailing data show that in pursuit of goals, critical variables fall by the way.   Continue Reading »

Keeping meetings smart can enhance productivity.

The decision of whom to invite to a meeting is often a function of culture and custom. However, for Steve Jobs, known for running great meetings, it was about “quality thinking.” A smart attendee list equated to productivity. Productivity equates to dollars. LESSONS FROM THE ARTICLE . . . In his article “What I Learned  Continue Reading »