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    Ryan McCostlin

    Ryan leads finance and people operations at Bernard Health. Ryan also hosts BerniePortal's podcast and Youtube series HR Party of One, where he covers HR issues that matter.
    Keep it Simple with the Hock Principle
    By Ryan McCostlin on September 6, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Dee Hock is the founder and former CEO of Visa. He helped invent and lead the credit card system that eventually became VISA international.

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    An Opportunity for America's Healthcare Spending
    By Ryan McCostlin on September 5, 2020 | 1 min read time

    America has the largest economy in the world, and our individual states generate more economic output than other leading global national economies....

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    The Law of Averages
    By Ryan McCostlin on August 28, 2020 | 1 min read time

    The novelist Gertrude Stein moved from America to Paris in 1903.She hosted a regular gathering (a salon) on Saturday evenings, and dedicated...

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    How Postel's Law Can Guide Us in the Workplace
    By Ryan McCostlin on August 26, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Jon Postel helped design the internet. He’s in the Internet Hall of Fame, and he’s best remembered for Postel’s Law.   

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    Enthusiastic Skepticism
    By Ryan McCostlin on August 23, 2020 | 1 min read time

    We can be better at our jobs. There are a 100 things we could improve. Processes and habits. Dramatically or incrementally. And we can find those...

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    How to Sit on a Panel
    By Ryan McCostlin on August 18, 2020 | 1 min read time

    I’ve seen lots of panel discussions, both as a member of an audience and as a panelist. There are good panels, there are great panels… and there are...

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    On Personal Mission Statements
    By Ryan McCostlin on August 13, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Personal mission statements can help discover priorities and serve as roadmaps for personal and professional development.

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