Archive for March, 2011

7 Tips for Delivering a Great Presentation

Mar 27, 2011 1 Comment by

Public speaking is always listed as one of the most feared challenges people face at work.  When implementing change, there is a good chance that those leading the effort will have to get in front of an audience from time to time and deliver presentations, so it’s a good idea to get good at this […]

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The Case for Fun

Mar 20, 2011 No Comments by

The NCAA men’s college basketball tournament is in full swing this weekend and fans across the country are glued to their televisions and web browsers to catch all the action. It’s become an annual Spring ritual in many organizations to run an office pool based on picking the winners of the tournament games. Costly Fun: […]

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Everybody in the Pool!

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments by

Welcome to March Madness!  According to a recent CNYCentral.com article it’s estimated that US workers will waste over $192 Million worth of productivity over the next few weeks watching basketball games and filling out “brackets” of predictions at work. Click to read the article: http://www.cnycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=591153 Office pools based on the tournament have become so popular […]

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Now Batting: Fundamentals

Mar 10, 2011 No Comments

One of my favorite things about this time of the year is that baseball returns from its long winter slumber. Teams begin spring training drills under the bright sunshine of Florida and Arizona even as the snow is still falling up North. Baseball managers face a unique set of challenges in the pre-season that are […]

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Turn the Promise of Spring Into a Ring

Mar 05, 2011 3 Comments

Play Ball! Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh cut grass on a balmy Spring day and the crack of a baseball hitting a hardwood bat? This month in Florida and Arizona, the 2011 Major League Baseball Spring Training season got underway.  As a baseball fan, I love this time of year because the optimism […]

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