July 2012 Posts

The Tribe Report: The Change Management Issue

Read the fourth installment of The Tribe Report; our issue on Change Management. http://www.tribeinc.com/EZines/TRB-088-Issue4_vF/index.html

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Monday Zen: Are You Treating Unemployed Friends Like Damaged Goods?

A weird thing happens when successful professionals become unemployed. Suddenly, former colleagues and long-time contacts don’t return their calls so quickly. More and more of their emails drift unanswered to the bottom of their friends’ inboxes. In our business culture, professionals […]

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The Fate and Future of Movies

A week following the shooting massacre that took place in Aurora, CO on July 20th at the midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, America continues to mourn the victims and sympathize with the many families affected by this tragedy. […]

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Following the Leader

The power of language is not to be undermined. The way something is phrased can make the difference between a great experience and a catastrophe. Words can make or break the situation. No one knows this fact better than Capt. […]

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Developing an Engaging Conference

Company conferences are a great way to engage and re-energize employees. It’s one of the few opportunities to bring a large collection of employees together to discuss company news and initiatives and plan for the future – all while taking […]

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The Importance of Communicating With Non-Desk Employees

Does every single employee at your company spend the workday sitting in front of a computer? Yeah, I didn’t think so. In companies across virtually every industry, the non-desk worker is a large part of the employee population. Yet, when […]

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A Great Family Vacation

A few weeks ago, we went on our annual vacation to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. This was our 13th year to be exact. For the second year in a row our kids talked us into letting them bring […]

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Programs to Build Relationships in the Office

Relationships are what fuel society. As important as they are in your personal life, they are equally important in the workplace. Think about it: Many people spend more time with their coworkers than they do with their actual families. This […]

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Software for Creating With Index Cards

I’m a huge fan of index cards for any creative project. And now Super Notecard, an inexpensive software I’ve just discovered, takes paper index cards to a whole new level. (For more on using paper index cards, please see “Brainstorming with […]

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Monday Zen: Transferring Parenting Skills to Business

Does parenting make you a better people manager? Shazi Visram’s recent post on Inc.com titled, “Being CEO Makes Me a Better Mother” makes a case for business skills transferring to parenthood. But those skills also transfer in the opposite direction. Being a […]

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