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May 2010

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Capitol Ideas: Fighting for our Future

Business, Leadership

Each generation seems to have an event that serves as a defining moment.  For many of our parents they remember where they were when the attack on Pearl Harbor was announced.  That event galvanized and mobilized a generation and forever…

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Leaving the Waffle House

Business, Leadership

Never Underestimate the Power of Resolve In 1519, Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés landed with a fleet of twelve ships near the present day city of Veracruz, Mexico. With a flotilla of less than one thousand soldiers, a dozen horses and…

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Fooling Some of the People Some of the Time

Business, Development

Resume Fraud Is More Prevalent than You May Think One of the most common methods for applicants to present their knowledge, skills, and abilities to potential employers is the resume.  Resumes typically contain information regarding an applicant’s education, previous employment,…

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The Times They Are a Changin’

Business, Management

Ensure Your Staff Can Make the Transition Successfully Three words to effectively manage change: Support, Information and Structure. We’ve all been there – and on both sides of the major change transaction.  That is to say, either as a leader…

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From the Frying Pan into the Fire?

Business, Money

Risk in the Safety of Bonds To paraphrase Yogi Berra, it seems like déjà vu all over again.  At times in the past, interest rates were relatively low and rising.  Today, I see people making the same mistakes they did…

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US Airways Expands Summer Discount Sale

Blog, Business

High demand for $79* one-way fares prompts expanded dates, extended deadline MELBOURNE, Fla. (May 26, 2010) — Strong demand from Space Coast travelers for US Airways’ discount summer fares has prompted the carrier to expand travel dates and extend the…

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“Why Should I Believe You?”

Business, Leadership

3 Questions that Determine Leadership Credibility Employees of the younger generations, Gen X and New Millennial, encompass half of the U.S. workforce. These generations don’t bow to authority, they question it. They don’t automatically believe that leaders are telling the…