Tag Archive: Branding

Sep 02

Reinforcing Generational Stereotypes

If there is any hot button that raises my fur it is when people make assumptions about me or others by assigning them to a particular generational bucket. Not being a fan of oversimplified infographics, I was particularly annoyed at one that I saw last week showing how to provide incentives to each of four …

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Aug 26

Prehistoric Origins of Business Management

Splurg was born toward the end of what we now call the Paleolithic Era a little over 10,000 years ago. As was the tradition in their tribe, he was named by his father after the first sound heard in the early morning darkness after his birth. It was believed to be a large wooly animal …

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Apr 25

Networking: The Job Search Imperative

So, you think spending a few minutes applying to jobs through a job board is a complete job search plan? Think again. Job boards are still a valuable part of the process, but the usefulness of this approach is trending downward. Three years ago almost 25% of new hires came from the boards, last year …

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Apr 24

Networking: The Barrier Buster

When we talk about networking, it conjures up a broad foggy blur of reaching out globally to individuals who may have immediate impact on our goals and desires, but for the most part the network is seen to to be a long term sustaining mutual support system. The question occasionally asked about networking is, “What …

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Apr 23

Networking: Not Just For Personal Gain

A common misconception is to consider organizations and their components as living, breathing, independently acting beings. The Supreme Court of the US may have granted corporations the same rights as an individual, but they are not able to prescribe how that is supposed to work without human interaction. Without people they would not exist at …

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