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Talk About Awesome

Talk About Awesome

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting the Los Angeles King's President of Business Operations, Luc Robitaille. Now, if you happen to be a hockey fan, you know that Luc is also a former player.  And not just any former player...he is an NHL Hall of Famer.  He played for the Kings, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings over his 19 year career, 14 of those seasons in Los Angeles with the Kings.  By the time he retired he had scored more goals than any other left winger in the history of the league (668), [...]

Why Would You Fake It?

Why Would You Fake It?

You've probably heard the phrase "fake it until you make it" before.  If not, it is commonly used by someone in the work place describing the idea that if you aren't quite ready for the job you're about to take on, perhaps via promotion, just pretend that you are, and learn as you go.  You dress the part, play the role, talk the talk and the thinking is that eventually you will become the person you are pretending to be.  Sounds pretty adventurous, doesn't it? In theory, it has some pretty strong merits. After all, if you're in growth [...]