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Passion, People and Principles

November Top 5 Roundup

post # 251 — December 1, 2006 — a General post

Thank you to everyone who contributed to make these posts the most linked and discussed ideas in the month of November.

Are we too negative?

We’re criticizing way too much, pointing out the flaws in other people. …is it getting worse?

Why are some people so motivated?

If the key to individual (and organizational) excellence is a greater determination to get somewhere (and that seems to be the emerging scientific conclusion) then can such attitudes be bred in others or must they be ‘found?’

I’ve stopped reading

A while ago, I was asked which books I was currently reading, and I realized it had been a long time since I really sat down to read a book that I wasn’t absolutely required to read for work.

Who are the marketing experts in professional business?

Do marketers, particularly those in professional businesses, actually know anything?

We’ll follow the old man wherever he wants to go

Do any of you have examples of managers who led by force of personal example and willingness to go first? Managers who have been prepared to be personally accountable for their role?

If you still have ideas or opinions to add in to these or any other discussions on the blog, please join in!

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