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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Is Your Boss Making You Sick?

According to an article in today’s Boston Globe titled, Heart Attack, Eh? Boss May be the Cause your life may very well be in your bosses hand. That is if you let him or her control your fate. Toxic bosses have been around for years. Only recently has it been proven that what doesn’t make you stronger […]

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Rough Patch for New Grads

Harvard B-School Student Elana Berkowitz seems to have captured what is happening to job seekers all across America. And yes, even at Harvard. You can click here to read her piece that appeared in the WSJ  Nightmare on the Charles . Here is how I see it. You have two choices. You can walk around in circles saying […]

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Going back to College

Roberta Matuson receiving degree from Alan Weiss, Ph.D. You are never too old to learn! Last week, I graduated from the Million Dollar Consulting College ® presented by  Alan Weiss. Ph.D.  Only a handful of people are selected for this very prestigious program. The week was spent learning, interacting and practicing consulting techniques with other world-class consultants. Here […]

Posted in Learning and Development

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Another Prediction Comes True

Earlier this year I blogged about Circuit City’s ridiculous “strategy” of firing their best sales people because they were making too much money. I predicted this company wouldn’t be around much longer and my prediction has come true. Today, Circuit City filed for bankruptcy. We can talk about how this company was just another victim […]

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Students Pick Pay over Job Satisfaction

According to a recent article in HR Magazine, half of all U.S. college students would be more likely to accept a job that offers higher pay, but less career satisfaction, in order to repay their student loans. So what does this mean to your organization? If you want to lock in young talent, then consider […]

Posted in Millennials

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Get Ready for the Millennials (and Meet Rebecca Corlis)

I just came across this blog posting by Social Media Expert Ari Herzog. I especially like the table he included in his post from the Learning Cafe. Enjoy! Get Ready for the Millennials blog posting  As always, I welcome your comments. 

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How Schools are Preparing Our Young for the Future

The other day, my daughter came home and proudly shared her Job List for Third Grade. I thought I would share it with you so that you could have a window into the future. This is how our schools are preparing young people for the workplace. October-Pinch Hitter (or Hiter, if you go with “best […]

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