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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Being a good company is an end in itself

What gives meaning/purpose to our lives, our careers? One answer is working for and with a good company; perhaps being a good company is a noble end in and of itself, no other justification needed. Good can be hard to define but to me as owner and founder of The Collier Companies it means your […]

The Trap of False Certainty

Many fools are certain when the wise remain doubtful. We crave certainty in a world where much is both unknown and unknowable and we refuse to accept that because it creates anxiety. In addition, much of what we think we know is not so; instead it is greatly distorted by human bias, cultural orientation, and […]

A Big Mistake of New Leaders

A Big Mistake of New Leaders: Showing Insecurity by Attempting to Borrow Credibility by Criticizing or Distancing themselves from Organization It’s a fact of life that most folks get promoted to leadership roles before they are fully ready. It’s difficult to avoid, most organizations have a crying need for competent people and the challenges of giving someone a well-rounded exposure […]

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