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sparkstim: Quiz Results

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What Kind of Boss Are You? taken almost 5 years ago

The Captain

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What Kind of Leader Are You? taken over 5 years ago

Your leadership style is Delegative

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What Does Your Desk Say About You? taken over 5 years ago

Your desk says you are Organized

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Should I Be... A Training Manager? taken almost 6 years ago

Training Manager

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Timothy Sparks

Location:
Arden, NC
Gender:
Male
Specialization:
HR Business Partner/Generalist
Status:
HR Professional
Relationship Status:
Married

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April 20
sparkstim joined the group "You want me to tell the employees WHAT?!?".
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You want me to tell the employees WHAT

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February 16
sparkstim is now friends with debsensel.
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February 13
sparkstim joined the group "Texas HR Professionals".
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Texas HR Professionals

February 07
sparkstim is now friends with cmasonb.
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sparkstim tagged rparke8lsu, "Dedicated".
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Personal

Hobbies:
Outdoors, Sports, Motorcycle Riding
Favorite Movies:
A Few Good Men
Favorite TV Shows:
House, The Office (of course)
Favorite Music:
Classic Rock

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  • Chandu_smiles_max50

    chandra_HR

    over 5 years ago

    160 comments

    Hi
    Thanks for being friend
    with whom i can share
    my views....
    express my happiness...
    and smile away every moment
    of my life with...

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    HR4evr

    over 5 years ago

    "For your wildest dreams to come true you must have wild dreams."

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    HR4evr

    over 5 years ago

    People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within. -Ramona L. Anderson

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    djp197

    over 5 years ago

    14522 comments

    “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing” Theodore Roosevelt quote

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    bcoleman

    over 5 years ago

    18350 comments

    Memorial Day is May 25th. Here is a poem honoring this impending National Holiday...
    In 1915, Moina Michael penned a poem ("We Shall Keep the Faith") honoring the fallen soldiers remembered on Memorial Day:

    "And now the Torch and Poppy red
    We wear in honour of our dead.
    Fear not that ye have died for naught;
    We'll teach the lesson that ye wrought
    In Flanders Fields."

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    kkarthika

    over 5 years ago

    3264 comments

    "Dont bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself " - William Faulkner.

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    kkarthika

    over 5 years ago

    3264 comments

    WINNERS versus LOSERS

    The winner is always part of the answer;
    The loser is always part of the problem.

    The winner always has a program;
    The loser always has an excuse.

    The winner says "Let me do it for you";
    The loser says " Thats not my job."

    The winner sees an answer for every problem;
    The loser sees a problem for every answer.

    The winner says "It may be difficult but it is possible.";
    The loser says "It may be possible but it is too difficult."

    When a winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong";
    When a loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasnt my fault."

    A winner makes commitments;
    A loser makes promises.

    Winners have dreams;
    Losers have schemes.

    Winners say, "I must do something.";
    Losers say, "Something must be done."

    Winners are a part of the team;
    Losers are apart from the team.

    Winners see the gain;
    Losers see the pain.

    Winners see possibilities;
    Losers see problems.

    Winners believe in win/win;
    Losers believe for them to win someone has to lose.

    Winners see the potential;
    Losers see the past.

    Winners are like a thermostat;
    Losers are like thermometeres.

    Winners choose what they say;
    Losers say what they choose.

    Winners use hard arguments but soft words;
    Losers use soft arguments bt hard words.

    Winners stand firm on values but compromise on petty things;
    Losers stand firm on petty things but compromise on values.

    Winners follow the policy of empathy: "Dont do to others which you would not want them to do to you";
    Losers follow the philosophy, "Do it to others before they do it to you".

    Winners make it happen;
    Losers let it happen.

    Winners plan and prepare to win;
    The key word is preparation

  • Richard_t_vs_max50

    rictownsend

    over 5 years ago

    2616 comments

    New group on HRPEOPLE you may be interested in
    http://hrpeople.monster.com/groups/158-career-helptipsadvice
    Ric... hope to see you there :-)

  • Ra_max50

    Adwant

    over 5 years ago

    19532 comments

    “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” –Norman Vincent Peale

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    Epistola

    over 5 years ago

    10 comments

    Dear Tim, Thanks for inviting me to be in your friends' list. I will be leaving Singapore soon, for Japan and will be there for more than a month on this trip. If you have any news or ideas to share, I will be more than happy to receive them for I will try to access my emails and other websites occasionally. If you oversee HR for Japan, you can also send me your questions and if I can be of help, I will be happy to share my working knowledge of Japan's HR Labour Laws and practices.

  • Richard_t_vs_max50

    rictownsend

    over 5 years ago

    2616 comments

    For tough times some inspiration - Churchill 1941 - Harrow School - Supposedly Speaking on Success

    As the story goes... the school members were sitting in anxious anticipation... there is a great sense of awe and drama as Churchill strolled into the auditorium... he approaches the center of the stage... purposefully removes his bowler hat... props his cane against the lectern... pauses.... gazes for some time at the hushed assembly... and finally says...

    Success... "Never give in. [pauses]  Never give in. [pauses] Never, never, never - on nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in, except to the convictions of your own honor and good sense."

    He then replaces his hat... picks up his cane and leaves the stage!

    Credited as one of his shortest and perhaps one of his most powerful speeches... apt for now perhaps

    Ric - http://www.orglearn.org/

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    Adwant

    over 5 years ago

    19532 comments

    Love your job but don't love your Company because you may not know when your company stops loving you...Abdul Kalam

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    bcoleman

    over 5 years ago

    18350 comments

    "Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction"...John F. Kennedy

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    kolni22

    over 5 years ago

    826 comments

    Thank you for adding me Tim! Have a great day :)

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    gardesag

    over 5 years ago

    10 comments

    Hi Tim,

    We do have long winters, but the summers make up for them! Good to hear from fellow Buffalo natives.