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Where the Rubber Meets the Air

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Certain phrases that are part of the workplace are just too good not to use. These are not phrases from management like, “people are our most important asset” or, “changing the paradigm on client engagement.” Certain phrases capture the essence of what’s going on in the organization so perfectly that further explanation is never needed. […]

The Thing About The Refrigerator

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Go to any workplace with a break room or a kitchen tucked away in the corner of the office. There, between the coffee canisters, the bucket of red licorice, and the salty snacks, is the big refrigerator. And taped there on the refrigerator door is a sign that says something like . . . THIS […]

Death to Performance Reviews – Again

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  The death of performance reviews may be highly exaggerated. When big organizations like Accenture proclaimed the elimination of performance reviews in that organization, a collective sigh of relief could be heard around the world. Yay! We thought there would be no more of the charade of managers trying to guess what we really contributed to the […]