June 2013

A good book/read…

This is a terrific book, full of wisdom and insights… 12 Choices… That Lead to Your Success  |  David Cottrell Choice The act of selection after consideration. The power or liberty of choosing. Success The achievement of something desired. The gaining of prosperity. Table of Contents Introduction: The Choices for Success Part One: The Character Choices […]

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“Ever upward …”

From MIT’s 147th commencement address: “When you’re in school, every little mistake is a permanent crack in your windshield. But in the real world, if you’re not swerving around and hitting the guard rails every now and then, you’re not going fast enough. Your biggest risk isn’t failing, it’s getting too comfortable.” —Drew Houston, Dropbox

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Foundations of group behavior

DEFINING AND CLASSIFYING GROUPS A group [within an organization’s structure] is defined here as two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent, who have come together to achieve particular objectives. To begin, “Why do people join groups?” Security. By joining a group, individuals can reduce the insecurity of “standing alone.” People feel stronger, have fewer self-doubts,

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