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  • All In A Day's Work
    on Dec 17, 2009
    You may have seen this headline or heard about it on the news: "Sex, Shopping and Gambling All in a Day's Work." It was generated by an Interior Department report, citing compelling numbers from an investigation that discovered one million...
  • NASCAR in Bristol - A Truck Driver's Road Story
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Prove yourself as a quality, hard-working, safe, reliable truck driver and get to know as many people in the chain of command as you can. You don't have to be a kissy-ass, but just get to know them, show them respect, and make sure you do an awesome...
  • American Idol Syndrome
    on Dec 17, 2009
    I like Simon, one of three judges on American Idol. I find his feedback refreshingly honest. While his words startle me with their ego wounding potential, the traditional feel-good, let-you-down-easy, sugar-coatedfeedback is not much of a gift. It's...
  • Life/Work Balance; it�s a conscious decision
    on Dec 17, 2009
    I don�t know why so many articles on life/work balance seem to focus on people who suddenly decide they�ve had it with working all the time and within one hour quit their job, buy a yacht or a jet, grab their family or their best friends or their...
  • A Better Measure of Success
    on Dec 17, 2009
    The headline caught my eye, "The Goal: Wealth and Fame." The article in USA Today examined a recent survey of top life goals for the college-age crowd. It surprised me that there was a 33% jump, today versus thirty-eight years ago, in belie...
  • Risks to your ERP-SAP implementation
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Inadequate �as is� documentation Consider that you are the implementation Project Manager for a consulting firm and you have a client who has selected an ERP system. The project manager and the team started gathering requirements from end users...
  • In Trucking, Your Dispatcher Holds The Keys
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Brett Aquila | Published 02/18/2007 | Careers and Employment | Unrated In Trucking, Your Dispatcher Holds The Keys When it comes to a driver's success throughout his or her career there will always be one factor that will stand out time and time a...
  • About Those Words
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Traveling over the holidays to visit family outside of Denver, we were fortunate to arrive after a blizzard stranded thousands at the airport, and depart before the cancellation of flights for a second storm. However, our holiday presents were not as...
  • Integrating XML into SAP Business Connector
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Corporations are always in search of the most effective mechanism for both acquiring and selling goods as well as services at very minimum total cost over the Internet. The Business Process Connectors for SAP systems supports for the dynamic integrat...
  • How To Become a Profitable Independent Travel Agent
    on Dec 17, 2009
    How To Become a Profitable Independent Travel Agent By:  Joe Leech, Melbourne, Fl Foreword:  This is a long article, by intention. If you want to skip directly to the resource, go to the resource block and follow it. This article is...
  • How To Quit Your Job
    on Dec 17, 2009
    There are a number of things to take into consideration before quiting your job. Quitting your job requires a plan of where you want to be. The first step in quitting your job is to put your mind into thinking through the process backwards. Anyone su...
  • About Your Future
    on Dec 17, 2009
    When faced with catching a fly ball, Lucy missed again. "The past got in my eyes," she told Charlie Brown, "I thought I had it, but suddenly I remembered all the others I'd missed." In two decades in management, I've known hundre...
  • Dangling Carrots Wilt
    on Dec 17, 2009
    "Red tape. Infighting. Office politics. Employee morale. Can't get things done. Lack of communication. Layers of bureaucracy. Not valued. Rude, difficult people. Indecision. Lack of support. Inconsistency. No clear direction." These are sam...
  • Chunk It!
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Gulp, was how I felt as a young manager when my first big project was assigned. Hire and process five hundred people to start three weeks before opening for a new store in a remote city. It sounded challenging and exciting and scary and overwhelming...
  • Cover Letter Tips
    on Dec 17, 2009
    It's true that nobody really likes writing cover letters or resumes. What's even more interesting is that cover letters are not even enjoyed by their recipients. The problem derives from the cover letter templates. If you want to get the message quic...
  • Progress Trumps Perfection
    on Dec 17, 2009
    In the late 17th century, Lord Chesterfield, an English writer and politician, wrote to his son, "Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well." Three hundred years later, we still heed this advise from the fourth Earl of Chesterfield...
  • Time-Out
    on Dec 17, 2009
    When young children misbehave, many parents, teachers and caregivers insist on a time-out. Think how much better your workplace would be if you initiated the same approach. No, not for your boss or coworkers, but for yourself. It's hard to be amenab...
  • How to Stop Sabotaging Your Success
    on Dec 17, 2009
    Robert Waldo Emerson said, �We must be our own before we can be another�s.� It is an interesting concept. To truly be something for someone else, we need to first be something for ourselves.     Perhaps there is an idea within...
  • Think You Were Qualified for the Job? Your Credit Report May be the Reason You Were Not Hired.
    on Dec 17, 2009
    It is already hard enough to find a position you feel you deserve. With all the competition among college degrees, work experience and other qualifications there is yet another area a potential employer has to find appealing. Believe it or not, it is...
  • Carved in Granite
    on Dec 17, 2009
    In the Black Hills of South Dakota, carved in granite, the six-story faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt create a grand impression viewed from a distant, or standing on the national monument's viewing...
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