Monthly Archives: April 2017

Why No Meeting Should Be Longer Than 30 Minutes

By: Brad Feld Have you ever finished something and thought to yourself, “That didn’t need to take an hour?” In my world, I have an endless stream of requests to do something for an hour. I just looked at my … Continue reading

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The Right Way to Start a Meeting – Short Version

By: Liane Davey Make the purpose of the meeting clear. Be specific about the purpose of each agenda item. Ask people to filter their contributions. Reiterate any important ground rules. Head off passive-aggressive behavior. Decide whether to roundtable.  

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The Right Way to Start a Meeting

By: Liane Davey We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever … Continue reading

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Collar Colour

# White Collar – A salaried professional, typically referring to general office workers and management # Blue Collar – a member of the working class who performs manual work and either earns an hourly wage or is paid piece rate … Continue reading

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The 1% rule explains why a few people end up with most of the rewards

By: James Clear Sometime in the late 1800s—nobody is quite sure exactly when—a man named Vilfredo Pareto was fussing about in his garden when he made a small but interesting discovery. Pareto noticed that a tiny number of pea pods … Continue reading

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10 Things To Tell Your Spouse When Your Relationship Is Difficult

For you. By: Power of Positivity Things are tough at home right now and have been for some time. Do you press the eject button or do you press on? Before throwing your spouse’s things in a bin liner and … Continue reading

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The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

By: Dave Willis 1. The times you made them feel safe (or the times you made them feel unsafe) There’s a vulnerability and a need for protection in the heart of every child. Your kids will remember those moments you … Continue reading

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