Category Archives: Change

Elvis without the Colonel, Success without a Manager?

I’m not the biggest Elvis fan (though my wee one had a sweet suit one October), but one thing was very clear – Elvis wasn’t Elvis without the Colonel. And though I always picture Colonel Sanders, it makes me wonder: … Continue reading

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Know thy enemy: 100 Ways to Kill a Concept

Our pursuits here at More than a living are often twofold. Two sides of the same coin. On one hand, we’re in the business of helping you focus. Helping you find perspective. And helping you get the most out of … Continue reading

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When On-Time, On-Budget is Only "Ok"

You scoped the work. You delivered on your commitments. You exceeded expectations when you look at what you had originally set out to do. Every “i” dotted, every “t” crossed. Attaboy. Your Customer’s needs are still unsatisfied. How did this … Continue reading

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Tired of working for tyrannical despots?

Well, today is the day to get out from under that thumb. Or that iron fist. Or whatever. Today, March 6, 2007, is the first annual Democracy in the Workplace Day! What’s a Democratic Workplace, you ask with genuine interest … Continue reading

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Are you reading Brazen Careerist, Penelope Trunk?

If you’re not you should be. Why? Well, for one reason, Brazen Careerist is good. Really good. All of it. Most everything Penelope Trunk writes. (She is part of 9rules, after all.) I’m serious. But today, especially, in this post: … Continue reading

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You're not going to retire from there

That seat in which you’re sitting right now? It’s not going to be the same one you’re sitting in the day you retire. I’m not a betting man, but I feel that’s a pretty safe bet. You see, jobs aren’t … Continue reading

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Who said this?

I’ve no idea where my proclivity for quotes is coming from lately, but here’s another that struck me. And rather than lay it all out for you, I thought it might be better to provide the quote sans author. Who … Continue reading

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The way I see Starbucks "The Way I See It #183"

I never believed it would happen to me. Lo and behold, I actually read one of those little quotes on the back of a Starbucks cup and, instead of shrugging and drinking my drink, I actually caught myself saying, “Interesting!” … Continue reading

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