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Welcome to the Blogosphere

February 7, 2007
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Nardellli's Tear-Down Job

January 12, 2007
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The CEOs failure was rooted in his decision to take a hammer to the people-oriented culture that was the essence of the Home Depot experience.
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Runaway Pay

December 15, 2006
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Here’s a question that’s a surefire conversation starter at this year’s holiday party: How much should top executives be paid? Or to put it another way, when is enough, enough?
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Leading Well Is Simple

November 3, 2006
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These are great times to be in the leadership business. I‘m not taking about being a business leader, although CEOs are also doing pretty well, given the exorbitant pay packages we keep reading about. I mean the business of talking about leadership.
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Gray Matters ... a Lot

October 14, 2006
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A couple of weeks ago, at an event in Chicago called the Motivation Show, I attended a seminar titled "Reward & Recognition: Best Practices and Solutions That Work." Little did I know, but this session was a glimpse of the future—and it was a future I didn't recognize.
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You've Been Deleted Firing by E-mail

September 8, 2006
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No matter where you work today, take comfort in the fact that you aren’t working for RadioShack.
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What Would Warren Do

August 11, 2006
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For my money, Warren Buffett isn't just the world's greatest investor, he's also the world’s greatest manager.
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Show's over. What now

July 21, 2006
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SHRM offers a unique opportunity for HR professionals to bond, to learn and to interact with others who do what they do. These are just a few of the really good things that happen at this conference.
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Lessons in Leadership

June 9, 2006
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Bob Nardelli's behavior at Home Depot's shareholders meeting was leadership in action, but of the decidedly wrong variety.
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On The Skids

April 7, 2006
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If you want to get a good look at the changing state of workforce management in the 21st century, look no further than the drama going on with General Motors and Delphi Corp., GM’s largest parts supplier.
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