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September 2006

Are Working Moms Valued in the Corporate World?

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There are companies out there who silently discriminate working moms, especially pregnant ones because they would be paying them while not getting anything when their maternity leave kicks in. Project managers would always put the extra effort in timelines and resource planning whenever they have pregnant moms in their team; some would understand while others…

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Delegation Is One of the Most Important Skills a Leader Fails to Learn

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If you want to do things right, do it yourself. How often do we hear this quote from leaders and managers? Sometimes when things go wrong our leaders tend to blame themselves for not doing the work themselves; but they are actually the ones at fault because they failed to mentor and coach you into…

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MBA Students are Cheaters. Period.

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I am reading an article at MSN about a survey to be published in Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal indicating that 56 percent of graduate students admitted as cheaters. According to the article there were 5,300 survey respondents from US and Canada coming from 54 colleges and universities. 623 of these correspondents are…

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Moving Up the Ladder is a Mystery to Be Solved

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Getting promoted is probably one of the most mind boggling thoughts in a corporate career because people get promoted around so many factors — age, peers, market, organization, superiors, environment, timing, etc. Some of the questions to ponder are: How many times have you seen people get promoted for so little reason? Have you been…

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Media Brainwashes People the Definition of Success

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Have you ever dreamed about being successful? Most people dream of being successful but very few people understand what success means. I am reading a post of Seth Godin entitled “Successful?” which questions the definition of success and tells us how outside forces tell us the meaning of being successful. I quickly remembered my professor…

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A Keen Look on Newspapers Becoming an Ancient Relic

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I am reading this article from Fast Company entitled “Are Newspapers Becoming Ancient Relics?” “If newspapers were invented tomorrow they would be hailed as a miracle innovation. They are cheap, paper thin, easy to annotate and don’t use batteries. You can read them in the bath and when you’ve finished with them they can be…

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How to Let Go and Move On

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Letting go of something is probably one of the hardest and longest running thought decision process and emotional struggle a person has to go through especially if it’s special or dear to the person. The thing we hold so dear could vary from one person to another ranging from profession (jobs, work), personal (girlfriend, boyfriend,…

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