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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

Lying is a piece of cake
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Lying is a piece of cake
5 days ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Making wedding cakes is a tradition on my wife Laura’s side of the family. Not only are the cakes made by family members, but they are frequently decorated by relatives the day before the wedding. [Read More]
Forging real connections
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Forging real connections
3 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I’m going to share something with you right now that makes me uncomfortable. It makes me uncomfortable because I worry that what I’m about to tell you might not have the impact I hope it will have. [Read More]
Best to franchise yourself
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Best to franchise yourself
5 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
When I die, I want my obituary to close with the following: “The family asks that donations be sent to The Society for the Prevention of Spontaneous Human Combustion.” That should give people something to think about! [Read More]
The theory of 'evilution'
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The theory of 'evilution'
7 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
One thing I know for sure is that no one can know anything for sure. [Read More]
A value preposition
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A value preposition
9 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
The proper use of the English language is an art. Some people have the ability to create beautiful works in prose and poetry using the same words with which another might cause confusion or offense. Words can be like oxygen, raising the human spirit. [Read More]
Toss out the rulebook
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Toss out the rulebook
11 weeks 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
13 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
15 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
17 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
19 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]
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