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February 9th, 2017

How to Witness at Work

Every day when you arrive at your workplace, an attitude arrives with you. Our attitudes are like the perfume or cologne we are wearing; we smell the fragrance when we first put it on, but others smell it throughout the day. The fragrance you’re wearing at work, others are picking up. So...

March 23rd, 2015

Joy at Work: A CEO's Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Dennis Bakke is co-founder and CEO of AES, an energy company with 40,000 employees in 31 countries and revenues of $8.6 billion. Bakke led a quest at AES to “create the most 'fun' workplace ever,...

via Bill Peel
March 15th, 2015

Max De Pree on Leadership

Leadership Is an Art by Max De Pree,  I read Leadership is an Art when it was first published in 1989. The book has become a classic, selling more than 800,000 copies. De Pree's timeless principles on servant leadership, humanizing work, building relationships and...

October 15th, 2013

The Heart of Business: Solomon's Wisdom for Success in Any Economy

Become an excellent employer while running an effective business. The Heart of Business by Raymond H. Harris, focuses on the business wisdom found in Proverbs that is vital to personal and professional success. Written specifically to young executives, this study is divided into four easy-...

June 8th, 2012

No Jerks on the Job

Ron Newton, author Contrary to popular opinion, the greatest threat to American business is not the current economic deficit, it is the deficit of character in America’s workplace brought by an increasing number of adult-age, workplace brats. As reported in countless media stories, this “...

February 16th, 2012

Work, Love, Pray

Women building careers in a man’s business world find inspiration and a healthy dose of practical wisdom in Diane Paddison’s climb to the top of the commercial real estate industry. As former COO of two Fortune 500 companies, Paddison’s success as a woman in a male-dominated industry defies...