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Category Archives: Management

Generation Gap

This is my first post of 2014 – I took a brief hiatus at the end of 2013 to take care of work that had backed up here an there. For a while I was trying to do one post a week, going forward into 2014 that will likely change, at least for a while. […]

Ender’s Game

I went to see the movie Ender’s Game this week. I’ve been looking forward to this film ever since I first read the novella of the story many years ago. It’s by far one of my favorite books, and I’ve read it more times than I can recall. As movies go, it was OK. It […]

Motivation

Being motivated at work can mean the difference between just getting by and enjoying what you do and working hard to be successful. As a manager, how do we make sure our staff is motivated, and more importantly, how do we ourselves stay motivated? Staff motivation is always a challenge, particularly in organizations where the budget […]

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