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  • Renewing Passion Through the Legacy of Contribution

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    Renewing Passion Through the Legacy of Contribution

    Image Source by Chip R. Bell Apathy comes in many forms. It can be complete emotional indifference, the sleep-walking movement of a factory worker, or the wooden sound in the operator’s voice. Apathy robs teams of energy, marriages of romance, and organizations of much needed productivity. It...

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    March 28, 2014

  • When the Path Takes a Turn (or Two)

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    When the Path Takes a Turn (or Two)

    Image Source by Jesse Stoner She was the first female executive in the 150-year history of the large manufacturing company, The Stanley Works, maker of Stanley tools. Tall, slender, with short blonde hair, her direct, yet easygoing style allowed her to fit well with Stanley’s male-dominated c...

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    March 28, 2014

  • The Antidote To Employee Apathy

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    The Antidote To Employee Apathy

    Image Source by Paul Levesque A visit to the home of Mr. Potato Head illustrates how some companies imbue their employees with a “sense of higher purpose” that makes their work feel far more meaningful and satisfying-while also making a positive difference in the world at large. Rhode Island...

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    March 28, 2014

  • Wayne’s World

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    Wayne’s World

    Image Source by Bill Treasurer Wayne Bland sounds apologetic as he recounts the story, fully aware of its absurdity. He cites his failed suicide attempt as the reason he’s able to make such a positive impact on people today. “Listen,” he says, “I’m telling you from experience that it is pr...

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    March 28, 2014

  • Be Who You Are

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    Be Who You Are

    Image Source by Mark Levy How can you make a difference in your organization and in the world? I know of a small yet potent way: Make sure your job reflect who you really are, because who you really are is where your energy lies. Let me illustrate what I mean by telling you about Joel Bauer...

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    March 28, 2014

  • Creative Convincing for Corporate Change

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    Creative Convincing for Corporate Change

    Image Source by Pamela Gordon Ian’s ultimate goal was for his corporation to waste zero resources: “At the end of each day, I want only people and finished product to leave the plant.” “Impossible,” you say? What “impossible” goals do you have for organizational change? And if you don’t ha...

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    March 28, 2014

  • First Among Equals

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    First Among Equals

    Image Source by Don Frick By 1991, George SanFacon was weary of mediocrity and isolation in the workplace. He had worked as a cook, mechanic, custodian, engineer, trainer, teacher, painter, and consultant. Everywhere, he saw a lack of community and few efforts to meet human needs. “Mediocri...

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    March 28, 2014

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