The Power of Books

    Books have always held great power for me. As a young boy they would transform me into an adventurer, a soldier, a spaceman, time traveler and many other roles that were not possible from my chair or bed. As I grew older the genre’s changed and the world of fantasy became a favorite …

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How to Improve Your Job, Your Business, Your Life

Mackay’s Moral: A Person without knowledge is like a house without a foundation. Harvey Mackay is a favorite of mine. I have read several of his books and I read his weekly column all the time. I find him a continual source of knowledge, wisdom and common sense. The column which is the inspiration for this post is …

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An Important HR Skill: Question Your Assumptions

Question your assumptions. This was advice that Brian Tracy gave in his latest newsletter. He said “…to question your assumptions, both spoken and unspoken, is a key mark of the superior person.” I will go a step further and say it is the mark of a superior HR professional and a necessary skill. We all …

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The Importance of Continuing Education for a Successful Career in Human Resources

As many of you know, in addition to being an HR consultant, I am also an instructor in Continuing Education for two Georgia Universities (Kennesaw State University and the University of Georgia) where I teach HR related subjects. In a meeting of instructors and staff we had a discussion about the importance of continual learning …

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Charisma and Success In HR: Is There a Connection?

I read in a Brian Tracy newsletter the following “There is a close association between personal charisma and success in life. Probably 85 percent of your success and happiness will come from your relationships and interactions with others. The more positively others respond to you, the easier it will be for you to get the …

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