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Skin in the Game – What’s in it for Me in the Workplace

Posted on 03/25/2019 by Jack Speer

Who’s skin is in your game–really? In any event of life we are spectators, watching the outcome with little to lose, or we have a great deal personally on the line–we have skin in the game.

Hate Criticism? A Practical Guide to Managing and Profiting From Criticism

Posted on 03/16/2019 by Jack Speer

How you accept and give criticism will determine a great deal about how you succeed—in both life and career. Managing and profiting from criticism is a key skill at work and at home. Not becoming a punching bag for critics is equally important.

Office Space Turns 20 – Serious Lack of Alignment

Posted on 03/11/2019 by Jack Speer

The cost of unaligned teams that are unclear of how they’re adding to the success of the organization is huge.

Setting Realistic Goals — Why Not Me? Why Not Now?

Posted on 03/01/2019 by Jack Speer

Russell Wilson never lost the key question his father asked him, “Why not you, Russell?”  And Russell Wilson continues to ask his team, “Why not us?  Why not now?”

Are Top Leaders Brighter And Better Looking Than You Are?

Posted on 01/14/2019 by Jack Speer

Is it petty and wrong for me to ask, “Why do people get ahead of me that are not nearly as smart and capable as I am?”

Assumptions Killed Goliath

Posted on 12/10/2018 by Jack Speer

How an Ancient Story Speaks Important Strategy to Organizations Today

What Could Kill Your Career? Questions. Even If You’re the Smartest Person in the Room

Posted on 12/03/2018 by Jack Speer

Here are some strategies for asking questions that will work for you that I have learned from the top experts. These strategies for asking questions will revolutionize your ability to get the outcomes you need.

7 Deadly Mistakes of Highly Successful People

Posted on 11/12/2018 by Jack Speer

(And How To Avoid Them) With Kudos and Apologies to Stephen Cover

Escape Layoffs: Avoid the Cut

Posted on 09/17/2018 by Jack Speer

Most organizations will tell you that people are their most important asset. So why do they get laid off? Don’t people do the work, sell goods and services, and make customers love them?

Dale Carnegie vs. Donald Trump. Is the Way People Talk to Each Other Changing?

Posted on 07/09/2018 by Jack Speer

Is Dale Carnegie “Friendly Me” Communication Out? Is Donald Trump “Fear Me” Communication in? Is Friendly in the Workplace on Life Support?

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