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Jeffrey Tobin, an international speaker and business coach. He is also the owner of Henry Hall Office Products in Indiana and hosts the website 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

JEFFREY TOBIN: Just get naked
61 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Years ago, I was the bass guitarist in a group of talented musicians. We played concerts, dances, weddings … you get the idea. One evening I was running a bit late on my way to a performance. I had a complete change of clothes with me, and only a few minutes until the curtain went up. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Climbing Mount Knucklehead
65 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I am in a state of amazement. In doing research about employee engagement, I am now more convinced than ever that engagement has stagnated among employ­ees in this country because of one thing: knuckleheadedness. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Make the right decision
67 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
A cousin of mine recently stopped by my office. It was a surprise and a welcome visit from someone I don’t see very often. But it was something she said — almost an aside — that changed my thinking. about thinking. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Building a phantom regiment
71 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I’ve worked in broadcasting in some form since I was in my teens, and I learned early on that one must always expect the unexpected. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Ready, aim, fire
73 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I remember the first time I had to fire someone. I was a young manager, and firing an employee was a fearsome event. Still, I recall having a surprising sense of satisfaction after having done the ugly deed. But it wasn’t because I enjoyed actually firing someone. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: The time to act is now
77 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Today the finches died. I don’t know what happened, but the nest of baby birds is empty and they all lie dead on our porch. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Ya big drip!
79 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I remember a time when a leak in the roof of an investment property bested me. I’d go up on the roof, roofing tar and putty knives in tow, and repair the leak. Weeks later it would return, and so would I. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Mentors show the way
81 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Which of these two statements fits you the best? [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: The Wizard of Awes
83 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
When “The Wizard of Oz” was released in 1939, it was not a big success. In fact, it earned only $3,017,000 on a $2,777,000 budget. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Better than perfect
85 weeks ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Impossible, you say? Unobtainable? Blasphemous? [Read More]
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