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  • Attitude

    You can't always help what happens to you, but you can help what happens in you. I was spending time with a good friend the other day and asked how she had been doing. She told me a fascinating story about how she realized that she didn’t like being around people with...  Read More

  • The Peter Principle: Managers Rise To The Level Of Their Incompetence

    People will rise to the level of their incompetence. The Peter principle is a concept in management theory formulated by Laurence J. Peter in which the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate's performance in their current role, rather than on abilities relevant to the intended role. Thus, employees only stop being promoted once they can no longer perform...  Read More

  • On Hiring...

    The important thing to remember is that hiring a bad person is more expensive and wastes more time than waiting for a good person. It’s tempting to say “at this point, anybody would do” but that’s never, ever true. The wrong person will not merely fail to do their job, they will make everybody slower at theirs...  Read More