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Richard Branson has a few tips for success in his book “Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School”. One of them is about the workplace environment.

It was all about me. Coach (Singletary) helped me to learn that it was about the team. It wasn’t about me. Vernon Davis on video from NFL Countdown on ESPN September 23, 2012 Every once in while you get the opportunity to see someone truly change. I have never seen someone change as quickly as Vernon […]

Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees.

– Tony Hsieh Zappos

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

– Benjamin Franklin

Leading from good to great does not mean coming up with the answers and then motivating everyone to follow…It means having the humility to grasp the fact that you do not yet understand enough to have the answers and then to ask the questions that will lead to the best possible insights.

Jim Collins – Good to Great

If you have the right executives on the bus, they will do everything within their power to build a great company, not because of what they will “get” for it, but because the cannot imagine settling for anything else.

“What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.”

Bruce Barton

“You can’t manufacture passion or “motivate” people to feel passionate. You can only discover what ignites your passion and the passions of those around you.” Jim Collins in Good To Great Find out what motivates you and those you live and work with the abeo Hidden Motivators profile.  

You ought to be glad for the troubles on your job because they provide about half your income. If it were not for the things that go wrong, the difficult people with whom you deal, and the problems of your working day, someone could be found to handle your job for half of what you […]

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson

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