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JEFF TOBIN

Jeffrey Tobin, an international speaker and business coach. He is also the owner of Henry Hall Office Products in Indiana and hosts the website www.JeffreyTobin.com. His professional advocacy columns appear Sundays in the Business section of The Indiana Gazette and the Community News page on The Indiana Gazette Online.

Articles by JEFF TOBIN

Toss out the rulebook
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Toss out the rulebook
22 hours ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I like a good mystery, but this one is just plain dumb. Don’t you expect that when researchers study a given topic over many years, one should find similar or common conclusions among their studies? Typically, we do. But it’s not so with business research on employee engagement. [Read More]
The goodbye wave
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The goodbye wave
2 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
There’s something I’ve been wanting to tell you for some time now. I haven’t brought it up before because I don’t like talking about this subject, especially to you. [Read More]
Getting Twilight Zoned
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Getting Twilight Zoned
4 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
When I was a young man of 12, I had a paper route in the small town of New Wilmington. Winters then were cold and dark. [Read More]
Just like riding a bike
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Just like riding a bike
6 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Laura and I moved to a new home when our children were small. It was the perfect place to learn to ride a bike. The flat driveway led to a gentle slope in our grassy backyard. Son Josh was ready to remove the training wheels from his “baby” bike and take another leap into boyhood. [Read More]
Keep that Titanic ego in check
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Keep that Titanic ego in check
8 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
“We are perfectly satisfied that the Titanic is unsinkable. We are absolutely certain that she is able to withstand any damage.” [Read More]
Your personal upgrade
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Your personal upgrade
10 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
It will come as no surprise to you that one of the greatest impediments to the success of entrepreneurs is entrepreneurs themselves. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Engaging in verbal jujitsu JEFFREY TOBIN: Engaging in verbal jujitsu
12 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
So a Democrat, a Socialist and a Republican walk into a bar. The bartender says, “This isn’t a joke, I’m just testing to see how many readers become indignant at the mere mention of politics.” [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Fort Bragg brag JEFFREY TOBIN: Fort Bragg brag
14 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I never expected iron oxide, or rust, to teach me such an amazing lesson about corporate culture. If you’ve ever wondered how to create a more positive and productive atmosphere in your organization, what I learned from rust could help you immensely. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: A punch in the face JEFFREY TOBIN: A punch in the face
16 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
The bank called your loan. Your supplier cut you off. The IRS found a mountain in a little molehill. If you’ve not had the pleasure of dealing with a real catastrophe like one of these, you’re not an entrepreneur. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Give up or get up JEFFREY TOBIN: Give up or get up
18 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of reasons you may never succeed in the world of business. The odds are definitely against you. [Read More]
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