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Professionalism

My Pispective on Professional Standards

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(A pispective is when you write about something in 314 words. Which doesn't count these words or the credits at the bottom) It's important to have standards. One sense of having a standard is to stand firm. In the sense of a battle. We plant our standard and defend it against all comers. That's a nice idea, but...
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My Pispective on Trust

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(A pispective is when you write about something in 314 words). The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer tells management professionals that we're not managing well. Or being professional enough. Management is about integration. Being professional is about setting and observing your own standards. When I think about limits to integration, insufficient learning tends to stand out. As in, people...
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My Pispective on Interviewing

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A pispective is where you write about something in 314 words. Which doesn't count these words or the credits at the bottom. What is an interview anyway? The word originally meant 'to briefly catch sight of'. It then took on the meaning of a conversation to get a statement from someone. It became a meeting to discuss employment...
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We Are the Guardians of Our Own Standards

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The focus of this series of posts is to better describe who a manager (which I show here as [.]) is and does. Part of my motive is to get away from the leader vs manager topic which I believe is a false dichotomy. The trouble is finding a word to describe the modern [.]. My idea is to work...
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