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How Pole Vaulting Helps with Better Hiring Decisions

My last blog about change focused on one very good reason change is hard – it is literally tiring. Innovation is Good, Change is Bad…Oh, Wait…

Another reason change is hard: we can’t see an upside, even when the upside is right in front of us.  Consider pole vaulting.

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Innovation is Good, Change is Bad…Oh, Wait…

I ran on New Year’s morning (I haven't been running lately).  The next day I lifted weights for an hour at BodyBusiness (the most excellent Austin-grown gym managed and owned by Susan Cooper - check it out at www.bodybusiness.com).  The gym was packed - that’s how you know it’s January 2, right? Have you made plans to change for 2013?  To work out, change what you eat, change your mobile phone plan?  Me, too, but I know by mid-February my gym won’t be packed, my fridge will have less broccoli, and I will have the same cell phone plan.

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