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Career With A Purpose 13.0: Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part II

Handling Pivotal Conversations, Part II Career With A Purpose 13.0   In the last article, we discussed how casual discussions can sometimes turn into pivotal conversations, and we sought wisdom on navigating such discussions so that the resulting impact would be positive. Looking for answers to this very question, management consultants Joseph Grenny and Kerry

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Career With A Purpose 11.0: Four Management Tips for Retaining Top Talent

Four Management Tips for Retaining Top Talent Career With A Purpose 11.0   In today’s economy, with high unemployment and a shortage of full time jobs, one would think that employers would have no trouble recruiting and retaining talented men and women. However, recent studies show that today’s work force is looking for more than

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Career With A Purpose 10.0: Personal Steps from Good to Great

Personal Steps from Good to Great Career With A Purpose 10.0   In his 2001 classic Good to Great, management consultant Jim Collins identified seven factors or characteristics that can enable businesses to outpace competitors and reach the highest of industry goals. While the book is an especially interesting read for CEOs, department heads, and

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Career With A Purpose 4.0: Is “Following Your Passion” Really a Formula for Success?

Is “Following Your Passion” Really a Formula for Success? Career With A Purpose 4.0   When college grads begin a job search, the first advice they are usually given is to find something that matches their personal passions, gifts, and dreams. And they also, of course, are looking for good pay, an exceptional work environment,

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