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What’s your I.Q.? (No, not your Intelligence Quotient, Your Incorrect Question Quotient?)

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Have you ever heard questions like these?  (I am sure you have never asked them yourself )

  • Why do we have to go through all this change?
  • When is somebody going to train me?
  • Who dropped the ball?
  • When is that department going to do its job right?
  • Who’s going to solve the problem?
  • When are they going to tell us what’s going on?

John Miller, author of QBQ calls these kinds of questions “I.Q.” questions.  No, not “Intelligent Quotient” questions but rather...

The Best Way to Use the Last Five Minutes of Your Day

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 Guest Post by Peter Bregman – Originally published in Harvard Business Review

Julie Anko*, the head of a division of a retail company I work with, was at risk of getting fired. Here’s the crazy thing: she was a top performer. She had done more for the brand in the past year than any of her predecessors had in five years.

The problem was that she was a bear to work with. She worked harder than seemed humanly possible...

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