It was a painful three years changing careers.

Especially after 20 years of living and breathing nothing else.

But my dream job had become a nightmare, and there was no hope that it would ever return to what it had been. Fortunately I made the right move and 40 years later I…

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  1. I have the right to be smarter today than I was yesterday.
  2. The most respectful way to treat others is to expect them to do their best.
  3. You can learn almost nothing while you are talking.
  4. You can have sympathy for any person but you can only have empathy if you have had experience equivalent to theirs.
  5. You can’t be a good coach or counselor unless you have empathy.
  6. Until you have had to terminate an employee you haven’t earned your stripes as a manager.
  7. Leadership is far more important to business success than management.
  8. People learn almost nothing from the mistakes made by another person.

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Jim Lewis

Jim Lewis

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Former engineer turned trainer and consultant. my company is at https://lewisinstituteinc.com. Author of 12 books on #project management and #spirituality.