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Lipstick on a fat cat? (A response to a rant)

The fact is that the world is imperfect. People are imperfect. Companies are imperfect. Mistakes are made and what shows quality, value, and excellence more than perfection is how you turn around the mistakes – how you (as a person and as a company) learn and grow from the mistakes and try to do better next time. That's what we can ask of the companies we choose to spend our money with. But, as people who work at companies ourselves, that's also what we can ask of each other - time and space to work to do our best. That's not putting lipstick on a pig. It's empathy, understanding, and long-term relationship building.

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This Week in Links: February 15, 2013

Welcome to my new weekly feature: This Week in Links. Every week, I link to articles and products of interest on Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, and other places. While I feature some in my Wednesday Wonderful, I wanted a chance to provide a “catch-up” post: all the things I’ve been reading this week, compiled …

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