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Help is a funny thing. We often – in fact, almost always at some level – need it. But we don’t always get it. Is that because the universe is unkind? No. It’s because we only get help when we … Continue reading

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Jeff Immelt (GE Chief) evaluates all his management personnel on five “growth traits.” These traits are clear thinking/decisiveness, inclusiveness, expertise, imagination/courage, and external focus. You don’t have to have all five of them fully developed to move up the GE corporate ladder, but you have to have the potential for all five of them, and you have to be willing to not only work on all five, but to be intentionally surrounded by people who will force you to work on all five. Continue reading

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