Archive for the ‘Partnership’ Category

Why Partnerships Fail

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Last month, The Methodology Blog discussed the value in partnerships. We highlighted the top five ways that help determine whether or not  a partnership is right. Today, we’ll discuss what happens when partnerships fail.

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Selecting a Partnership

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

For anyone who experienced (and survived) team projects in high school and college, the all-too familiar sounds of begrudging moans and complaints may be all that is remembered of the unpopular exercise. Yet, the value in learning how to create partnerships does not go in vain. On the contrary, the lessons extend for decades to come. 

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Understanding Mystery Clients

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

A Brazilian man was recently rewarded $17,500 after a judge ruled his weight gain resulted from managing a McDonald’s franchise. And though his clothes were snug, his argument was far from tight.

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Failure And a Dose Of Espresso

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Robby Slaughter appeared once again on Eric Marasco’s Espresso To Go Show. The coffee-break topic? His new book, Failure: The Secret To Success.

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Cracks in Security

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

With all the technology available to homeowners, it can be daunting when attempting to choose the right type of home security system. But, if you’re looking for a recommendation I suppose you could try mine. After all, its virtually impossible to escape. My husband and I should know; we can’t even dodge it. Read on »

Doodling to Beat Boredom

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Trying to determine whether or not meetings are productive in your office? If so, take a good look around the conference table during your next brainstorming session for some signs of boredom. You may just be able to draw some definitive conclusions.

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The Unexpected Inspiration

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Having never attended Blog Indiana before, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But as I reflect back on what I learned, I’d say this conference was more than just eye-opening. It proved to be a source of unexpected inspiration.

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Our Biggest Mistakes

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Since I just authored a book called Failure: The Secret to Success, it’s probably a good time to talk about things we do wrong at Slaughter Development. One mistake, in particular, we keep making because it’s so tremendously attractive.
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Disregarding Decision

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Jacob Miller prides himself on his decisiveness. No matter what options, alternatives or dilemmas forthcoming, he makes a choice and sticks to it. That is of course, until he chose to construct a home.

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Soliciting Help

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

When projects at work become overwhelming, its not uncommon to seek assistance from employees. But what happens when their workload is just as hefty?

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