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Entries by Julie Kantor from 11/2012

Transparency Is Such a Lonely Word... and Mostly What I Need From You

| Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

The sister to honesty is transparency. Your employees want to be in the know, especially on the big stuff. When they are not in the know they feel like that kid in high school who was thrown out of the locker room pre-game and who then has to get out on the field not knowing the plays and rules of the game.

It's All About the 'F' Word If You Want to Succeed in Business

| Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

Walter basically grabbed the chalk right out of my hand and wrote an "F" on the board, left a space, and then wrote a "C." The eyes of one of my favorite students 16-year-old Daryn Dodson, sitting in the front row, opened wide with amazement.

Washington, D.C. Is Getting Hot! for Start-ups

| Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

The perception of Washington, D.C. is not the reality of D.C. We have green grass, and big trees, and several blue ribbon elementary schools and we are more than a one-or-two-industry-wonder, thanks to technology and a vibrant new start-up scene.

Nonprofit Leaders Have Key Skills to Rock the For-Profit World

| Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

As a regional executive director and national team player achieving these outcomes never felt like a job -- as cliche as it sounds, but I know you can relate, it was a calling.