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Don’t overlook the quietly effective

“The best defenders are those who never tackle.” – Chris Anderson and David Sally, in The Numbers Game In 2001, Sir Alex Ferguson sold the Dutch international defender Jaap Stam to Lazio based in part on match data that showed Stam

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Posted in Leadership, Management, Soccer

Book Report: Not Everyone Gets a Trophy

“Yes, Generation Y will be more difficult to recruit, retain, motivate, and manage than any other new generation to enter the workforce. But this will also be the most high-performing workforce in history for those who know how to manage

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Posted in Books, Careers, Leadership, Management

Self-Evaluation and Self-Management

“Self-evaluation is the beginning, middle, and end of self-management.” – Bruce Tolgan We’re in performance evaluation season at work, which means lots of introspection, assessment, candid discussions, and 360 degree feedback. It’s a time that tries to balance looking backwards

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