Weekly Reports

June 22, 2013

Weekly Report 13-26

  • “IT’S ONLY NATURAL FOR LEADERS TO TRY TO MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR STRENGTHS… But as they rise in an organization, people often become comfortable practicing the skills that got them thus far, and fail to ask how useful these... Continue
  • June 15, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-25

  • AMERICANS’ WORK-LIFE BALANCE, WHEN MEASURED IN HOURS AT WORK VS. LEISURE, ranks ninth from the bottom of 34 capitalist countries. The major reason is that Europeans & Scandinavians have “national laws, like mandatory paternal leave, that alleviate the burden on... Continue
  • June 8, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-24

  • NON-FINANCIAL MOTIVATORS REMAIN MORE EFFECTIVE than the highest-rated financial incentives (salary, bonus or equity-stock options), even in this economy. A McKinsey survey of more than 1,000 C-level Execs, Managers & Directors found that employee priorities continue to be: (1) “Praise... Continue
  • June 1, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-23

  • BEHAVIORAL AND COMMUNICATION STYLE IMPACTS HOW A PERSON FILTERS INFORMATION and the degree to which they can (or not) be guided by professional or personal advice. This applies to all persons: customers, clients, employees, children, friends & relatives. One profile... Continue
  • May 25, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-22

  • SINCE ONLY 1/10TH OF 1% OF PEOPLE RESPOND TO UNSOLICITED EMAIL ADVERTISING, and under 3% to physical junk mail, most of the $170 billion spent yearly by direct marketers simply “annoys people, creates landfill and clutters spam filters.” But marketers... Continue