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written by Mick Ukleja

HOW OUR JUDGING IS “PREDICTABLY” IRRATIONAL

……….And 6 Practices That Will Help   There have been numerous books and articles that expose our irrational thinking.  It tends to make us uncomfortable, but often the truth does.  One of the more popular titles is Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions. Science backs up what we’ve always suspected was true.  […]

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02.20.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

Don’t Let Your But Get Bigger Than Your Why

Life has a way of pushing us over if we let it.  One of the main antidotes against being a pushover is to know what we truly want out of life.  This comes down to a decision to choose you.  The most difficult phase of life is not when others do not understand you.  It’s […]

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11.28.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

PUTTING ETHICS BACK IN BUSINESS

Leo Durocher, the baseball legend, made famous the statement, “Nice guys finish last.”    Nothing could be further from the truth.  Incompetent people finish last.  Not only can nice people finish first, but more importantly, they finish better.  There is ample evidence that you can do well by doing right.  Research has shown that when leaders […]

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11.06.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

TRUST: HOW CAN YOU BUILD IT?

The Key To Creating An Atmosphere Of Inspiration Trust is a universal need.  It is important whether you are leading or following.  Leaders cannot lead without the trust of their teams.  On the other hand, leaders will not be able to lead unless they trust their teams. In a study of 32,000 employees in large […]

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10.24.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

AN “INSIDE” LOOK AT THE WIZARD OF OZ

Does The Persona Reflect The Person? When Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion finally met up with the mighty Wizard, they were intimidated by his presence.  He was big and powerful and confident and wise.  But then they discovered something that surprised them.  Inside the mighty Wizard of Oz was a little man pulling a […]

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09.10.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

JUDGING, INJUSTICE COLLECTING, GOSSIP, AND PILING ON

If you judge people, you have no time to love them. – Mother Theresa The fact is, no matter how much we think we ‘shouldn’t’ judge, we are so conditioned to do so that without increasing our self-awareness, we will not only judge one another but we will continually judge ourselves and even our judgments! […]

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Posted In: Personal Values
06.25.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

SIMPLICITY: It’s Not That Simple!

Albert Einstein once said, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not too simple.” Of course we know that he did this in the realm of science.  E = MC² is an example of taking a complex idea and simplifying it for us mere mortals—but not so simple that it loses it’s accuracy. […]

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05.23.2012
written by Mick Ukleja

WHO IS YOUR CCO (Chief Caring Officer)?

Are you as smart as a 5th grader? New York’s Conference Board, a century-old research firm, began studying employee satisfaction and engagement 25 years ago. Their work shows that worker happiness has fallen every year since–in good economic times and bad. Today, over half of American workers effectively hate their jobs. What has become clear […]

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05.01.2012
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