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Entries from March 19th, 2010

Lehman Leadership Vindicated?

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Company profiles, War stories

Former Lehman Brothers employees keep getting a pitchfork in the butt. The latest round of abuse comes from Dick Fuld, Lehman’s former CEO, in response to a bankruptcy examiner’s report released March 11, 2010. Ex-employees were understandably pissed by the 2,200 page report. A March 13th Wall Street Journal article titled “Lehman Report Confirms Former […]

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How to Reclaim Your Future

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Coping, Motivation, Solutions

“Giving you a handout will help pay the bills, but it won’t give you dignity.” My self-esteem was slaughtered when my company was shut down. My lifestyle flipped and my dignity – how I assessed my value to society – evaporated. Fast forward to 2010. In the eBook, What Matters Now, Jacqueline Novogratz writes: “Dignity […]

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Take This Productivity Test

March 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Motivation, Series, Solutions

Your to-do list is a waste of time. Throw it away and discover what it means to be productive.

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