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Zappos: A Sales Giant Powered by Passionate People

Zappos is a true American success story.  Not only are they a financial powerhouse, but an amazing place to work.  Zappos is an online retailer that sells shoes and other merchandise.  They have ap proximately 1500 employees and are located … Continue reading

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Zappos.com: A Cool Place to Work

Just returned from Zappos.com and met Tony Hsieh. See photos. Fantastic place to work. http://www.chartcourse.com/zapposphotos.html

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Pay and benefits are important, but….

Pay and benefits are important, but financial incentives are limited in their ability to motivate and drive performance improvement. For most people, the most powerful form of reward and recognition is a job that gives them a sense of purpose … Continue reading

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The Undercover Boss and the Invisible Employee

A recent national television program has caught my attention.  The show is called, Undercover Boss which appears on CBS on Sunday nights.  Each week a CEO works undercover on the front line of his organization.  This week’s show featured Dave … Continue reading

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HOW TO RESOLVE WORKPLACE CONFLICT

Conflict in the workplace is a painful reality and a key reason for poor productivity and frustration. Do you have people in your workplace that cause problems for everyone else? Do they create additional work for others? One point is clear–conflict does not magically go away and only gets worse when ignored.

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Avoid Getting Laid Off | Transformational Leadership

Navigator #146 The Navigator is published by Greg Smith, “Lead Navigator & Captain” of Chart Your Course International Inc. You are recieving this newsletter in text only. If you would like to recieve the color version and video version of … Continue reading

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On the Chopping Block: How to Prevent Getting Downsized

Answers to questions submitted by the Washington Post Describe the current jobs climate for employees. What should employees in general be expecting in the upcoming month? What should the unemployed expect? Are there any jobs that are recession-proof? Most likely, … Continue reading

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