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Creativity and a Controlled Study

Mike and I decided his engineers needed to know the rationale behind the organization’s structural change, and to apply that knowledge to handling building issues as they arose. The engineers …

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“You’re HR. You don’t belong here.”

We’re back to winding down the series of things I’m proud of. With this one, I’m more proud of the other person than I am of myself, but I held …

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Base Salary

Writing about my $26,000 salary triggered a memory. Or maybe I’m still not over it. At Andersen, we sat in cubicles, in pairs. It was an odd arrangement because it …

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