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Staying busy

By Jack, published November 12, 2009, at 8:22 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

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Canada

By Jack, published November 11, 2009, at 8:17 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad.

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Traffic

By Jack, published November 10, 2009, at 8:13 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"The only way to solve the traffic problem of the country is to pass a law that only paid-for cars are allowed to use the highways.

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The Future

By Jack, published November 6, 2009, at 4:03 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"The future you shall know when it has come; before then, forget it.

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Jobs

By Jack, published November 5, 2009, at 7:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

"There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man [or woman] who holds the job.

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A Second Look at How to Castrate a Bull

By Jack, published October 15, 2009, at 2:10 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

We are in the middle of reveiewing books that have been submitted to us for consideration in our 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards. One side effect of this is that I have to take a second look at books that I initially passed on. One book that I passed on was How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz with Pat Walsh, published in January by Jossey-Bass.

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How to deal with hard times from Jay Abraham

By Jack, published June 4, 2009, at 8:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Jay Abraham is a world class marketer and CEO of Abraham Group, and he has written a book. The Sticking Point Solution is perfectly positioned for our current economic times. Lately, Todd and I have been asked time and again about books that could apply to our economic situations.

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Borrowing Brilliance Free Galley Giveaway

By Jack, published June 1, 2009, at 8:40 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Every once in awhile I really flip over a new book/galley I get. My latest fave rave is Borrowing Brilliance, a September 2009 title from Gotham books authored by David Kord Murray. The premise of the book is that we have all borrowed ideas in the past, but that this borrowing isn't intellectual theft.

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Leader's Seven Essential Behaviors

By Jack, published January 5, 2009, at 9:10 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

According to Ram Charam and Larry Bossidy's book Execution, the leader's seven essential behaviors are: Know your people and your business Insist on realism Set clear goals and priorities Follow through Reward the doers Expand people's capabilities Know yourself.

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Amazon lists The 100 Best Business Books of All Time

By Jack, published October 13, 2008, at 12:48 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Amazon now has catalog copy and cover art for our book. Four months before publication date, our sales ranking is already 280,000, but who's counting. Check us out here.

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Tom Peters Thoughts on Dealing with these Strange Times

By Jack, published October 8, 2008, at 4:07 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

In Tom Peters blog today he has some great ideas about how we can deal with these uncertain times. Check it out here. The comments are also very good.

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Exciting Book News

By Jack, published October 1, 2008, at 9:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Amazon now shows the cover of our new book. Check it out here. Thanks Jeff.