Tales from the Front

By Tony Drees

http://(http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20063374,00.html)Sometimes, though, the Scuds got through. Army PFC Anthony Drees, 23, of Grand Forks, N.Dak., had been in Saudi Arabia less than a week when a Scud barreled into his tin-plated barracks, leaving 28 dead and Drees fighting for his life: "I felt it more than I heard it. Then there was a loud snap. I went from standing

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The 2 Devastating Mistakes that will make all business owners FAIL!!

By John Oda

The 2 Devastating  mistakes business owners make are,  eating the wrong food, and not exercising at least 4-6 times per week.  I am so amazed many times over to find out that most business people is not taking better care of his or her body. When running a business, my belief systems are you must have a sharp mind, body and spirit.Which is more difficult to achieve?  If you

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Are You Really A CEO Or Someone Just Pretending To Be One?

By Billie Bowe

What drew me to this article however, was the frankness with which Peters speaks about executive leadership. Here is what he had to say.Relentless experimentation – This was in response to a question about what’s missing from today’s conversation about management. Peters believes that leaders should be moving at the speed of light and “screwing around with nearly e

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Learn the 4 things most Fortune 100 companies dont want you to know?

By John Oda

Most people have the mindset of seeing their company as being just local and small. The Fortune 100 companies I have worked with see their companies as being international/ worldwide. If a small business owner wants to reap the same rewards as a larger, more successful company, then he must model success. The idea is to learn to think and behave like a Fortune 100 company. You

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Why Most Managers Hate Performance Reviews

By Billie Bowe

While we all know the intended purpose of a performance review, over the years performance reviews have become so routine that its true purpose or value may be getting lost among the ratings, weightings and vague employee performance goals. As a management consultant, I find conducting performance reviews to be the most problematic area for leaders as far as their responsibilities go. It is a drea

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Why Workplace Mentorship Programs Often Fail

By Billie Bowe

Anne Sullivan mentored Helen Keller. And while you may or may not be familiar with the mentors mentioned above, their protégés are quite well known all across the globe. I found this to be especially fascinating because although our memory of the mentors may have quickly faded into history, the impact their protégés made upon history still lives on. In the work environm

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Press Release

By Aaron Hodson

Press ReleaseLeading Real Estate CEO Steps Down to Launch Coaching and Consulting Company.Newport Coast, CaliforniaAugust 17, 2015Following more than 15 years at the pinnacle of his field, Aaron Hodson, Real Estate CEO of Harcourts International for 5 years prior to becoming CEO of Harcourts USA for the next 4 years, has made the decision to step down from his Harcourts USA CEO tit

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Let's Talk Business: Is online training in the corporate environment really worth it?

By Billie Bowe

Online learning or eLeaning, has come a long way since its early days and results from several studies indicate that students have greater learning gains and higher content retention from online learning classes. These studies revealed that a combination of four factors led to these gains: 1. Individualization,2. Immediate constructive feedback,3. Active learner involvement, and4. A

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How to Choose the Best Self-Improvement Programs

By Albert Goldson

A good self-improvement program regardless of the media format should provoke thought changing questions to help you help yourself. There are many good self-improvement programs that differ in approach and style. Critics may pan one program and praise another which is usually based more on how well the program’s style and approach meshes with their personality and spiritual inclinations.

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Shadow Market Guardians - The Valkyrie of the Federal Reserve

By Albert Goldson

Painful as it might be, think back to the near economic apocalypse of 2008 when we were at the brink of a worldwide economic collapse. The catalyst to our fears was not just the rapid stock market downfall, it was that no one knew the values and relationships of exotic financial instruments like derivatives. Even in a reasonably transparent financial environment this lack of hard information to ex

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