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The paradox of being bonus eligible

Almost every week, I stay in seriously nice hotels, like this Brooklyn Marriott…

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Cab, subway, or just walk to work…

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Someone framed it up a long time ago, “If you want a great parking space at work, become a vice president”.

Anyone can be a VP. But only those toiling endlessly do. And not only the parking space and an expense account, with their great performance, a decent monetary bonus too.

Going to continue this story at Lane 8 because it’ll surprise you where I’m going.

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The one thing you have to do to reach a ripe old age

Better check for a pulse…

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The one thing you have to do to reach a ripe old age? It’s simple. To reach an old age, you just have to live long enough.

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Note: Today’s thought was inspired by Groucho Marx

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Honesty is the best policy doesn’t work in every situation

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Honesty is the best policy doesn’t work in every situation. It should. But. This leadership blog is a classic example of having our midlife attitudes tested.

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Note: We get more bees with honey than we do with vinegar.

PS. Updated Oct. 3, 2012… revised this post. Nuwanda reminded me to stay away from writing while frustrated.

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No, Seriously

We aren’t living fully. No, not really. We’re not.

But here’s the coolest thing. We are grown up enough to have permission to.

In the search for amazing people to inspire, we’ve overlooked the obvious. We’ve looked everywhere except in the mirror. Go look (I’ll wait).

See?! I told you so. But if you didn’t see what you should have seen, try again in a few minutes, or tomorrow, or however long it takes.

Eventually, you’ll see. And that will be the beginning of your great adventure.

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Unusual Wednesday

Wall Street Journal headline 3 weeks ago…

Is The Herd a bunch of wusses?

Maybe. Seems the WSJ is asking the same question.

What is the Herd? Well, for starter’s, The Herd is the opposite of remarkable.

Then what’s the opposite of remarkable?

A wuss?

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