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The value you create: Your raison d’être

This post was first published by SmartBrief. Value creation is the raison d’être of any business entity. How do you accurately assess the value of a company? What dimensions are the most important for determining company value? How do you calculate a company’s long-term prospects for success? Many analysts use a broad definition of value […]

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How to Use Optimism to Defeat Adversity

This post was first published in Forbes. I asked executives, in a series of interviews, about the most difficult professional situations they had faced as leaders. One chief executive discussed the effect of 9/11 on the operation of his airline company. Another told of taking his company into bankruptcy. A former CEO reviewed how his […]

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Helping Others – Helping Ourselves

by Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D. This post was first published in on December 17, 2014 “One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.” Lewis Carroll How do you actively back, encourage, and support the people you work with – whether you […]