Tag Archives: human resources

Sunk Cost Fallacy


“Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost … Continue reading

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Common Sense


“Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” “Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” Frank Lloyd Wright Every day I receive numerous HR … Continue reading

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It’s Not Rocket Science


“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius — … Continue reading

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Family Ties


“Someone who’s never been exposed to it doesn’t really understand that the family business is the moving force in the family”. Bernard Kliska “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we … Continue reading

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Rules of Engagement


“Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that … Continue reading

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Markers


“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” Ken Blanchard On the refrigerator in my kitchen is a white board with a calendar … Continue reading

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Noticing, Listening and Other Forms of Observation


“Man’s inability to communicate is a result of his failure to listen effectively.” Carl Rogers “Wisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening … when you’d have preferred to talk.” D.J. Kaufman “We need to start noticing a few … Continue reading

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