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Archive: August, 2010

Abuses by the minority

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 10:50 AM
I'm reading Scott Rosen's interview book of local chief executives titled "Wisdom at the Top: Lessons on Leadership and Life from 35 CEOs." A couple, including Rudy Karsan of Kenexa and Ted Peters of Bryn Mawr Trust Co., did address the topic of abuses by a minority of their fellow chief... Read more

Leadership lessons

Monday, August 30, 2010, 12:47 PM
The names are familiar -- Ed Snider, chairman of Comcast-Spectacor; Howard Stoeckel, president of Wawa; Joseph Zuritsky, chairman of the Parkway Corp.; Joe Frick at Independence Blue Cross. Scott D. Rosen, president of the Rosen Group staffing agency, interviewed them and 31 other top regional executives... Read more

Quitting smart

Friday, August 27, 2010, 11:12 AM
Well, our JetBlue flight attendant's dramatic exit from his job has already faded from the news, but the idea of quitting work remains a guilty pleasure, particularly in this economy. I'd be a lot happier at work if we could install a JetBlue emergency exit-style sliding board between our balcony in... Read more

Mastery and shop class

Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 5:10 AM
Truthfully, I don't love to work with my hands -- except to type, as I am now, and to cook, which I do for my family. I don't even like to garden. So, sadly, I'll probably never dismantle my car, or even change the oil. One could say, "So what?" I'm making an adequate living using my skills... Read more
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