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Nothing Beats Persistence For Getting Ahead in Your Job

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” Calvin Coolidge. I was working as an associate …

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You Must Take Care Of Yourself; Your Job Employer Does Not Care If You Work Yourself To Death

Pragmatic Management “I have come to believe that caring for myself is not overindulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival. Andre Lorde” I was working as the Manager of Manufacturing Engineering when we found one of our employees’ dead on the toilet at the end of the day. The entire situation was disturbing. …

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Good Things Come to Those Who Work Part II

Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay “If you are not making someone else’s life better, than you are wasting your time “— Will Smith I am participating in the She Engineers Virtual Summit. The summit is a five-day virtual event that will take place from November 18 to November 22 — sponsored by Stephanie Slocum, who wrote the book. Her …

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When Your Boss’s Career Is in Trouble, So Is Yours

Tainted Leadership Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay “You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform.” ― Richie Norton I was having a good year until I wasn’t. I had established trust with my boss. My team was meeting or beating the group …

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In Leadership, There Are Few Lone Wolves

Collaborative Management Image by Bernd Hildebrandt from Pixabay “Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” ― Patrick Lencioni Working well with others is one key to success. I was straight out of Engineering school. I landed a job with a Fortune 500 aerospace company. …

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How to Stand Up to Your Abusive Boss and Keep Your Job

WTF Management Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay When your boss’s unhealthy actions are putting your team’s success in danger, you must address that behavior. WTF? I walked into my new office. I had taken a job as a Senior Director at a large aerospace company. The staff of eight business unit managers reported directly to …

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Firing People Who Don’t Deserve It

Merciless Leadership Image by joseph_Berardi from Pixabay “When it’s time to let someone go, do it right. No surprises. No humiliation.” — Jack Welch Being the leader of a hundred-million-dollar organization is no joke. Part of the leader’s job, especially when business is not going well, is to reduce expenses, to make cuts. Those cuts include reducing the size …

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be the Boss?

Audacious Leadership Image by Vitabello from Pixabay “The challenge of Leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind but not weak; be bold but not a bully; be thoughtful but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” Jim Rohn Being the boss is not a …

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When Your Boss is A Bully

Cowardly Leadership Behavior Image by ?? ? from Pixabay “Bosses shape how people spend their days and whether they experience joy or despair, perform well or badly or are healthy or sick. Unfortunately, there are hordes of mediocre and downright rotten bosses out there, and big gaps between the best and the worst. “ — Robert L. Sutton, Good Boss, …

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