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2011.04.06

In chatting recently with the CEO/ Owner of a local 200-employee manufacturing company, his casual question was: "Collaborations sound good. But who is driving the bus?" I hear this from CEO's, HR VP's, Founders and Managers: If collaboration is such a core principle of The Great ...

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2011.03.01

The Great Workplace 2.0 flourishes on a Collaborative Culture. By definition, The Great Workplace is committed to fostering a collaborative, productive, engaging and rewarding culture that encompasses customers, prospective employees, employees, vendors, “Participants” (Stake/ Shareholders) and the community. The organization practices collaboration to the extent that ...

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2011.02.28

“Collaboration” is a characteristic of The Great Workplace of today and the future, and will be explained in business-detail in another excerpt. This chapter takes a lighter, but more pointed allegorical view of “Collaboration”: “I got 29 ways to get in my baby’s door. And if ...

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2011.02.23

“Participant, Defined”: (You get to wear the Jersey!) The Great Workplace 2.0 is defined by being, beyond any other characteristic, Smart. Those organizations use their heads in an objective, future-view way. Leaders within these organizations look to use and collaborate with any and all potential partners, ...

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2011.02.01

Myself and my organizations have worked with and interviewed over 1,500 organization CEO’s, hiring managers and HR professionals over just the last four years. Our published results are not just professional opinion, they are based in fact. My goal has been to find out what REAL ...

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2011.01.31

A quote from a graduate of a men’s Life and Balance Training Program: “Leading a life with a Mission and Purpose helps me clarify my priorities”. This is from a white-collar, mid-life individual who has a good job and decent life. Without asking, one would ...

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2011.01.25

They could have been GREAT. They had the best of ALL worlds: solid products, solid customers, money and an almost blank slate: They had a relatively new facility, a small initial staff, and a small contingent of people to make their products. On the surface, ...

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2011.01.17

The Great Workplace 2.0 (TM): It is all about our trademarked phrase: Connect, Engage, Collaborate. Understanding what the next generation of NEW Great Workplaces have as core characteristics can propel your organization to greatness (Or being recognized as "Remarkable") or leading a company toward a ride ...

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2011.01.13

Greetings and thank you for having enough interest in building or rebuilding a great company that you would come here for information. The Great Workplace presents compiled, filtered, and justified information, research and professional opinions gained from the following sources: 1)    My experience in Human Resources and ...