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Stories of Excellence: “What in the world is this?”

by Heather Hughes on March 26, 2013

Terry Hostek “What in the world is this?” is what comes to mind when I think about Terry Hostek’s displeasure with my work authorizations. Terry oversaw marketing communications for Intel Flash memory and was the ever impossible to satisfy client. He thought DSW prices were crazy and would have preferred to spend his budget with […]

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Bob Singer The place was an Intel® cafeteria; the person was Bob Singer. Bob was the newly appointed executive overseeing corporate marketing communications for the Intel embedded processors group, which was my account at DSW. His statement about the B Team really got to me. No way was I on a B Team. No way. […]

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Todd Ruff Honest negative feedback is hard to give, and it’s even harder to take. That’s why it can be much more valuable than praise. This story is about a boss and friend who gave me fair, honest feedback. There I was, enjoying a song by the Spin Doctors when Todd Ruff said to me, […]

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Stories of Excellence: “If the wild mustangs kick down the corral once in a while, I’m OK with that.”

March 14, 2013
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John Dahlin When I arrived at DSW I was like a sponge, learning from the best as quickly as I could. But at some point I presumed to know more than the best. Yes, I actually saw fit to tell John Dahlin a thing or two about talent management. I can’t say that I was […]

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Stories of Excellence: “I’ll give you enough rope to hang yourself.”

March 12, 2013
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Alan Reighard Alan Reighard was the hands-off sort. He gave me so much freedom that today, knowing now what I didn’t know then, it’s hard to fathom. Alan didn’t constantly look over my shoulder (thank goodness), but he did help prepare me for my job at hand as well as my future. Alan was part […]

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