Archive for Being the Right Person

Who’s Most Deceptive in Your Organization? Part II

I talked about how we do not feel we are wearing the black hat yesterday, and you can find that here. Leaders often justify themselves and one is that the others are not understanding them. Each of us has our own experiences and personality that impact us and make others judge us unfairly. However, we […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, Leadership, Team Development

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Let’s Make This Money. Be a Great Place To Work – in China

As owners, we all want to be a great place to work.  It is closer to us than we think and in China is well worth the focus. Here are a few quotes from Fast Company to set up the thought. Fewer than 3 in 10 workers admit to having their hearts in their jobs. […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, Culture Development, Decision Making, Leadership, Motivating Workers, System, Team Development

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The Point of Diversity is Not Political Correctness

I was talking to a senior Western business leader the other day, and he said that he is a free thinker who can always find a better way.  So he always hires people who are action oriented. That way, something gets done while he tinkers with the future. All good leaders do this all the […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, Coaching, Culture Development, Leadership, Team Development

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Being and Having the Right Hiring Managers China

Being and Having the Right Hiring Managers China

Good people come to the right people. Being the right person is a good way to get the right people. If you are complicated, then complicated people will tend to come to you. If you are straight forward, then straight forward people will want to work for you. They will often flee or quietly despise […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Chinese Culture, Leadership, Market Entry

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Is Anger Our Enemy?

I really like the Harvard Business Review, but surprisingly I want to take issue with one statement in an otherwise good post on 5 Self-Defeating Behaviors.  See the whole thing here.  See the start of her number 1 pasted here. Getting angry Anger and blame are unproductive emotions…. Admittedly, anger is often misused, however anger […]

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Let Freedom Ring

On a day where Election results are coming in in America, tears come to my eyes to see people voting with  their kids and waiting hours in line to make their vote. May we love the other guy even if he did not vote the way we did. Freedom has two sides we can consider […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership, Motivating Workers

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The Chinese Courts Might Get Us Just What We Deserve

I want to tell you a real though altered story to give some perspective. An American company in Beijing had a company with a contract to sell automation equipment to a Chinese company in Ningbo. The Ningbo company had placed a large down payment. The Americans were behind on delivery and then tried to get […]

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