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Entries from April 2011

You lose when you get emotional

April 30th, 2011 · No Comments

In my last post “I’m done with him”, I shared the story that Julie fed up with her colleague and Adam and came to tell her manager “I’m done with him!”. Julie could have a million legitimate reasons to complain about Adam’s performance. However, when she said “I’m done with him”, she lost. She made […]

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I’m done with him!

April 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Julie hates to work with Adam. They are the polar opposite of each other. Julie is outgoing, passionate, aggressive, go-getter, detailed oriented, and widely popular. Adam is introverted, insightful, absent minded, and socially awkward. Julie is a star in the company, and her career has been progressing very well. Adam is competent, but he tended […]

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Tags: Frustration@Work · Management

Is layoff coming to Cisco?

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Last Thursday John Chambers of Cisco sent a remarkably candid memo to Cisco employees. My folks live not too far from Cisco’s headquarter in the Silicon Valley. When I visited my family this past Christmas, I had the opportunity to talk to a friend who has been working for Cisco for over a decade. To […]

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How much money do you need to retire?

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments

I have heard from countless people that their dream is to retire early. Unfortunately I know very few people who are able to retire early and young. I think one problem is that most people never set specific income goal for retiring early. When I ask them how much money they will need to retire, […]

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Tags: Personal Finance

Multiple sources of income strategy: eBook millionaire

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments

How many of you want to have multiple sources of income so that you don’t need to rely on a single source of income from your employer? There is absolutely no job security in Corporate America. Each of us needs to take our career and personal financial management in our own hands. That means you […]

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