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HR blogger Laurie Ruettimann says hiring for "fit" with the team or organization is a lie we tell ourselves since we don't know how to properly evaluate competence and character. Instead we fall back on screening for likeability and what our gut tells us. LaurieRuettimann.com

Put bullies in their place

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Toronto-based leadership consultant Glain Roberts-McCabe says the Jian Ghomeshi affair raises questions about why bullies thrive in the workplace. A true leader makes tough calls and sometimes – maybe many times – has to stop enabling bad behaviour for the greater good of the entire team. The Executive Roundtable

Entrepreneurial mindset likely a myth

Wharton School professors Peter Cappelli and Laura Hang say the belief entrepreneurs have special traits like guts and vision may be wrong. Personality tests taken at a young age found those with such traits were no more likely to take an entrepreneurial path than others. The Wall Street Journal

Quit your way to productivity

Leadership coach Joseph Lalonde urges you to consider quitting an activity every Thursday to focus on more important tasks. As well, once a year consider quitting a profitable area of your business to allow room for growth. Make quitting a habit! JMLalonde.com

Exclude forbidden words from reports

If there are certain words you or your company prefer not be used in reports add them to your exclude list for your Microsoft Word dictionary and they will come up as misspelled when you spell check, prompting you to substitute. Allen Wyatt's WordTips

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Harvey Schachter is a Battersea, Ont.-based writer specializing in management issues. He writes Monday Morning Manager and management book reviews for the print edition of Report on Business and an online work-life column, Balance. E-mail Harvey Schachter

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