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My name is Todd Strehlow and I am one of the operating officers of WFA Staffing with two offices in the Greater Milwaukee area.  I am the CBO, as I call it.  That stands for the Chief Balance Officer which is also in keeping with one of my other passions, riding my bicycle…     seriously…

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They bit off more than they could chew.  This pejorative describes firms, companies, teams…you name it.  It means, simply, that whatever company is being referred to, tried to be too much to too many or that it spread itself over too much geographic area. The company tried to do too much, and the company failed…

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“A team is not a group of people who work together.  A team is a group of people who trust each other.”      Emmanuel Giavarini, Managerial Comm. Mgr. for a French Transportation System  This quote attributed to the person identified above was found on her Facebook page and immediately made an impression on me.  I suspect…

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This quote from Henry Ford, a visionary and innovator in manufacturing and the automotive industry, caught my eye this morning. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Quotes that say so much in so few words are great.  Think of a marching band and think about the coordination of movement…

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“Sometimes a player’s greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.”        Scottie Pippen, Basketball player This quotation really hits home for many of us, and it is important to think about it whether we are reacting to a change made by others or we are the person making…

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When we think of teamwork, all manners of examples come to mind. Recently, we Packers fans might be questioning the ability of a team to go from functioning beautifully to functioning poorly in the span of a couple of weeks.  On a football team we know there can be any number of reasons for such…

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