October 2011 Posts

Don’t Make Things Harder Than They Need To Be

There can be real beauty in the simple answer, the direct approach, or even in the decision to move forward without all the answers. It’s not uncommon for large corporations to belabor the process, turning what could be a simple operation […]

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“The Red Menace”

It’s a sad week for Tribe and other ketchup lovers across the globe. The Today Show featured a tragic story this past Tuesday that France is pulling the world’s most delicious condiment from it’s school lunch menus. Chefs there claim […]

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5 Features To Build Traffic To Your Employee Intranet

Need to revitalize an employe intranet that’s an online ghost town? Planning the launch of your company’s first intranet? To have a well-trafficked and energized intranet, you have to give employees compelling reasons to go there. If your intranet is […]

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Bossypants by Tina Fey

Tina Fey Gives Tips on Being the Boss (no, she’s not talking about being Bruce Springsteen) Tina Fey is the funny, bespectacled woman on NBC. You might know her as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, as the previous librarian newscaster […]

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Socializing in the Office

“Man is by nature a social animal…” -Aristotle Even though you could say this quote is slightly outdated (circa 50 B.C.), it still rings true today when you consider the millions of people using social networking services such as Facebook […]

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Or The Mule Could Start Speaking Spanish

This one is about staying open to possibilities. There was this old fella who said to a farmer friend of his, “Give me $100 right now and I’ll pay you back $200, if I can’t teach your mule to speak […]

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All Hallows Eve

My favorite time of year is nearly upon us. Since I was a just a wee lad, I have always loved Halloween. It’s always been a bit ironic because I’m not a huge fan of being scared, though dressing up […]

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3 Ways to Bring Your Values to Life

Breath life into your company values by using these three methods that will take your values off the written page, and into the hearts and minds of your workforce. 1. A Companywide Event - An event that not only promotes, but […]

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The Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley with Jonathan Littman

I will never say, “Can I play devil’s advocate for a minute?” again.  For most of my career that was my go-to line.  Being an analytical thinker I always thought about how a potential good idea wouldn’t work or how […]

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Engagement Has to Keep Engaging

At Tribe, we understand the engagement Catch-22. After implementing an engagement program the scores usually go up. Leadership then calls it a success and thinks the work is done. However, this is not the time to stop engaging. In fact […]

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