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Let the People do their Job

Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

George S. Patton 

Have you ever been in a situation where you have been trying to carry out a task, and a manager (or someone else) has started to dictate how to do it, even though the task may fall squarely within your expertise and role description?

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Mike Pence, Democracy and Civility

“We cannot do democracy without a heavy dose of civility.”

~ Mike Pence♦

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Tips for starting your own rec league team

There’s a lot more to starting a new team than filling out the lineup card, finding some teammates and remembering where your games are.

If you’re thinking of starting a team on your own, here are a few tips before jumping in. 652 more words


Workplace: Showing Your Value

“When your values are clear to you, making decision becomes easier .”

~   Roy E. Disney,  senior executive for The Walt Disney Company, which his father, Roy Oliver Disney, and his uncle Walt Disney founded. 139 more words

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Swissair collapses, when Groupthink creates poor decision-making (Blog entry 3)

Born in 1933, Swissair used to be called the “flying-bank”. Before his collapse, the company was well-established and seemed to be unstoppable. However, years have passed and more and more poor decisions and failed alliances have impacted the company and ensure his collapse. 654 more words

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Managing Teams First Entry

My name is Nicolas Douet. I’m currently following the International Negotiation track and I expect to become a manager during my career. Next semester, I will be working at EY Luxembourg as a trainee in the learning departments. 474 more words

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Workplace Issues: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

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“Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.”

~ Alan W. Watts, Author   ♦ 340 more words

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