As we approach the holiday season, lots of heart-felt stories about kindness and giving start to appear. Tis’ the season, so to speak. It’s a time when even the busiest and most cynical among us pause (even if only for a short time) and reflect. 1,042 more words
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Miyuki Suzuki is a remarkable woman. Raised in Japan, Australia and the UK and educated in the UK, she has worked in a variety of roles in both Western and traditional Japanese organisations in Britain, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, the Middle East, New Zealand, North America and Singapore. 283 more words
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“If all the people leave the building there is no organization left in it. The organization is the people, their relationships, their motivations, their energies, their values, their aspirations or lack of them.
I’m reading a book called Life’s a Pitch by Philip Delves Broughton. It’s about how central sales is to organisations. We seldom think of sales as a pivotal function but let’s face it — without people out there selling, those ‘back at the ranch’ would all be out of work. 343 more words