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Deming’s Deadly Disease #3 – Annual Reviews

Hub member Nick McCormick first published this in The Hub in 2008. As it's annual performance review time for many of you (January 2012), I've dug it out of the archives, as it is timely. Also, Nick has a second book out, and the 'more', below, takes you to his site where you can have a look...Phil (The Hub Caretaker) 

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Instant Pudding Learning and Multitasking: A Leadership Challenge

If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
– Yogi Berra (former New York Yankees manager)

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The Rise of Tiger Business Women

At present rates, it will take about 150 years before women and men are equally likely to reach middle management. And a century and a half is an eyeblink compared with the eternity it would take to achieve this benchmark in senior management.

TigerTiger Business Women.

Wow!

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In Memory of the World’s Greenest CEO

Sometimes people are taken from us much too soon – people who are doing extraordinary good for the planet.

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Work Hard, Play Hard: Leadership Lessons to Redefine Your Thinking

I remember hearing about an incredible leader in the U.S. Navy over a decade ago. This guy was a mere commander, in charge of 310 sailors on a new guided missile destroyer, yet he radically changed many Navy policies and practices during his command.

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The Darth Vader of Leadership: Dick Cheney’s Misguided Memoir

It doesn't matter your background. You could be a former felon from computer hacking, mobster hit man or disgraced politician or businessman. There's money to be made in writing a book, regardless of how crap the contents or writing style.

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No FREE Lunch! Is Capitalism Dead?

TrainDateline: May, 2008.

My wife, Sue, and I were rocketing across America on a three week, 6,500 mile Amtrak train trip. For a couple of Canucks from the Great White North, it was a phenomenal experience to spend time in Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, plus many other cities and towns. Seeing the Grand Canyon, the Meteor Crater and the splendid beauty of Sedona, Arizona, was thrilling.