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Phil Holberton

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A Year Ago – Reflections on 9/11

Reading Time: 2 minutes I found myself weeping the other day as I read the letter from my sixth-grade son’s school telling us of the elaborate preparations they have taken to be ready for tomorrow. They will have an all-school meeting and the school psychologist will be available for the kids and their parents.

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The Value of Public Speaking

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every organization’s leaders are asked to speak publicly at various venues. Whether it is a team meeting inside the company, back at your school reunion, to investor conferences, or even at public shareholder meetings, every executive is asked to stand on his or her feet and address an audience. It

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Getting the Most from Your Team

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most of us know there are various stages of a team’s evolution. We see it in professional sports all the time. That’s why there are spring training and exhibition games. Not only are the teams learning or relearning the skills of the game, but they are working on team integration.

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Small or Large Business?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although employees don’t necessarily have absolute control over the picking, we need to be cognizant as to what type of organization will provide the best vehicles for our growth—and I don’t mean just professional or economic growth, but rather personal growth. One of the standard employment models is to hook

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Disagree? Pack Your Bag

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just a couple of weeks ago, Bertelsmann AG announced that its Chairman and CEO, Dr. Thomas Middelhoff, would leave the company. The press release was silent as to what led up to this departure, but it’s not hard to imagine why this departure occurred. In this day and age, when

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Knowing When To Fold Them

Reading Time: 2 minutes As professionals, we all have experienced circumstances in our professional careers when we knew, deep down, we had to move on. Whether it slowly came upon us or we woke up in the middle of the night, sat straight up, and made the critical decision, we knew it was time

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