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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Victim No More: Turning Weakness into Strengths

Temple Grandin, “easily the most famous female autistic woman in the world” (The Wall Street Journal, “Life Among the ‘Yakkity Yaks,’” February 20, 2010), also teaches at Colorado State University, travels world-wide lecturing, is the author of ten books, and has a Ph.D. in animal sciences. A stunning list of accomplishments for anyone, incredibly remarkable […]

360-Degree Feedback

A Classic Post from the NSCBlog Archive Originally posted on February 1, 2008 I recently asked a ten-year+ Team Member to complete an evaluation of me. Here it is: 1. Have you ever publicly criticized an employee? No 2. Do you take credit for your employees’ work? No 3. Do your employees fear you? The […]

Business Has a Noble Purpose

I have spent my life in business. It is something I love and in general respect. I bemoan the way Wall Street and the financial industry have twisted and perverted many aspects of business. I am grieved by the way those in charge of policing the excesses of capitalism (the SEC, the Federal Reserve, Congress, […]

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