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Jun 30 2014

Go Team!

Published byHank under jobs, teamwork

You can’t deny the impact that a professional sports organization has on jobs and the local and regional economies.  Whether it’s football, baseball, soccer, hockey, basketball or tennis, there’s no question that professional sports are big businesses.  Die-hard fan or casual observer of any of these or other sports,  we sometimes don’t even realize the [...]

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Oct 15 2012

Good Sports

Recently, I was talking with a new client who asked about careers in sports.  He told me he played football; competitively but not professionally, while in college. But I was pretty sure he was asking about jobs behind the scenes in pro sports.  As we talked, he revealed himself to be a devoted fan of [...]

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Jul 09 2012

Sacrifice And Compassion

There are times in your life that necessitate that sacrifices are made. The small act may not seem like a big deal at the time, especially if the right sacrifices is made, and is done with our hearts so we can demonstrate our compassion, our understanding and patience.  Things like giving up your seat on [...]

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Nov 28 2011

A Little Goes A Long Way

Now that you’ve made it through the Thanksgiving Weekend with or without a tryptophan induced hangover, and with or without bruises from the Black Friday melee, maybe you’re at work not quite feeling the gratitude the holiday name suggests. Understandable!  Due to our sustained economic doldrums, many employers are cutting down on office celebrations, bonuses, [...]

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Oct 17 2011

Unsung – Unseen!

Published byHank under collaboration, creativity, teamwork

Like many people, I enjoy going to theater performances, concerts, festivals, and other live-entertainment events, and I’m lucky enough to attend a variety of shows throughout the year.  There’s a tremendous amount of work that goes into the production and presentation of every performance, from some very talented behind-the-scenes, unsung and unseen heroes, who rarely [...]

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Jul 25 2010

The First Days

Regardless of the type of relationship you are trying to establish, the first days truly are the hardest.  This is particularly true when you start a new job.  Even if you are a veteran in your field and think you are prepared to do the work that is expected, you are thrust into a multitude [...]

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Mar 08 2010

Risk VS Reward

Published byHank under attitude, creativity, teamwork

You’ve been on the job for a while, and from your current position you don’t see much promise for the future. You like the company you work for, and the work you do, but aren’t feeling confident about your prospects for the career growth and advancement you thought were possible when you first applied for [...]

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Nov 30 2009

It Takes Teamwork

It’s a rare thing to be working alone, solo. While you may have myriad responsibilities that are yours and for which you must take ownership, you will be working with others as part of a team.  And even if you’re self-employed, you may be working for yourself, but maybe not by yourself.  Whether directly or [...]

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