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Diversity is a Good Word- Lets Think About it Different in China

America is strong because of immigration and not inspite of it. 2 million people become Americans by immigration every year. Dealing with American companies, I see a lot of different ethnicity. In China, people are Han Chinese with an occassional Hui minority person thrown in every once in a while. That is not much difference […]

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Posted in: China, Chinese Culture, Culture Development, Leadership, Team Development

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

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How Your Company Grows (Follow on From How China Grows)

Your company grows in the same way China grows.  China grows when its people increase their overall output by getting to work and getting to work more efficiently. I see 6 common levels 1.  I see companies with low hanging fruit as people sit around a great deal of every day whether in the floor […]

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Posted in: Leadership, Motivating Workers, System, Team Development

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Innovation Development Insight from 3M Part II

I want to follow up on what I said yesterday.  I noted that 3M encourages wandering around, and I can add they even have walkways just for that. However, today I want to add that they also rotate people from one project to another every 4 to 6 years. This cross pollinating is another part […]

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Innovation Development Insight From 3M

In his book, Imagine: How Creativity Works, Jonah Lehrer tells how 3M created a great inventive company. 1.  They encourage people to take breaks and do whatever during the work day. The even have one hour to work on whatever each day which Google later copied.  Breakthroughs more often come when people can relax or […]

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