Category Archives: 2008 Linda Talley Articles

No Rest for the Battle Weary

What’s your score sheet like in your business world? Are you fighting battles every day but you don’t feel like you are winning any wars? Happens all the time. As a corporate refugee myself, this was one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Is Rudeness Costing You Some Business?

Business etiquette is just important today as it was a generation ago. Probably more so since the many Baby Boomers are in charge and they want their “dues.” The younger generations may not care about paying dues or sitting on … Continue reading

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Hire for Humanity, Train for Skills

How many times have I heard: “Why should I have to tell my employees what to do. They should know how to do it already/” Then in the next sentence, they complain about how many hours/week they work and how … Continue reading

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Have You Got Your Direction for the New Year?

Many don’t—even at this early date. I usually don’t begin my strategic planning till the week between Christmas and New Year’s. However, I thought it might be a good time to talk about it. When people are directionless, they may … Continue reading

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As a Boss, Some Things to Remember in the New Year

1. You get a reputation from those who work for you and/or buy from you. The boss/owner sets the tone and mood for any business and they are judges on it by their staff and customers. 2. The only person … Continue reading

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10 Truths of Management

It’s hard to be a manager today. You have to do your job and at the same time, get close to your staff, be the coach, be available, be the model. It’s enough to make your head spin. As books … Continue reading

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