Leadership Toxicity

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March 2008, Candidate Obama had to give a major speech on race relations.  Not because of something he did or said, but because his Pastor made a statement that the media played incessantly for days. As President, he was met with criticism for speaking up in instances relating to injustice.  Said by many that he […]

Office Poli-TRICKS

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Office Poli-TRICKS There is an old saying: “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” And with that, what exactly is office politics? Well, according to a report by Ferris, Russ, and Fandt, titled, “Perceptions of Organizational Politics” they say “Organizations are social entities that involve a struggle for resources, personal conflicts, and a […]

957th

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Would you date someone who was ranked #957? Would you bet on a horse that was ranked #957? Would you hire the 957th candidate? No, no, no, because we all want a sure thing. You may root for the underdog occasionally but do you ever chose the underdog? I know for a fact when it […]