Archive of: Advice

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How Washington and Italy can damper optimism March 8 2013

How Washington and Italy can damper optimism

Ineptitude and fear of instability combine for disheartening economic news

Can we really afford fewer state troopers? February 22 2013

Can we really afford fewer state troopers?

There’s a cost to funding public safety adequately, but what’s the price if we don’t?

February 8 2013

It’s time to pay attention to the new health law

Businesses should start thinking now about how the Affordable Care Act will affect them

What it means to hedge your citizenship February 8 2013

What it means to hedge your citizenship

Only civic engagement can stem the slide into continued pedestrian actions that do little to address our long-term economic and political stability

January 25 2013

Don’t overlook the importance of a hearty handshake

In this day of technology overload, it’s the personal relationships that will serve you well and help differentiate you and your message

January 25 2013

When getting to the ‘finish line’ can be a challenge

All sorts of issues can creep up to potentially stop a deal from moving forward

January 25 2013

10 best career development practices for 2013

A continual improvement checklist for those eager to enter the career fray

The dangers of confirmation bias January 11 2013

The dangers of confirmation bias

Confirmation bias -- the tendency of people to seek and embrace information that matches their existing beliefs and paradigm -- is one of the many flaws we humans have when it comes to using data in our personal and professional lives.

Looking for work? Think outside the box January 11 2013

Looking for work? Think outside the box

Turning a ‘we have no openings” into “we’d like to create a job for you,’ isn’t a long shot. It happens all the time