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Stop me if you’ve heard this before. 

“I’ve got a 40-page company policy and about 40 Hispanic employees. Any advice when it comes to translation?”



Wanted: Woman who could get me out of a third world prison.

This is how Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon.com, articulated what he was looking for in a wife. Before this explanation, he started with the adjective “resourceful.”  

In 2008 the Dallas Cowboys were the featured team on HBO’s Hard Knocks. Hard Knocks is the reality documentary series that takes you behind the scenes during an NFL training camp.

Yesterday I attended a Construction and Safety Expo outside Chicago. General contractors, Sub-contractors and Safety Suppliers were dishing on their skills, networking and drinking by noon.  

You probably missed it. 

Nearly everyone did.

In your personal and professional life, being easy to talk to is a skill worth developing. But good conversationalists are rare. 

A CNN Money article this week elaborated on what many construction

There’s a new business buzzword spreading like Strep Throat. I’m betting it’s still in the early adoption phase, but these viral epidemics (pandemics?) move quickly. 

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