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derail

Chiefly US a device designed to make rolling stock or locomotives leave the rails to avoid a collision or accident

derail

[dē′rāl]
(engineering)
To cause a railroad car or engine to run off the rails.
A device to guide railway cars or engines off the tracks to avoid collision or other accident.
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Focusing attention on the private moments of self-doubt: CFOs need to look at those moments when their derailers appear and examine them outside the heat of the moment.
This helps with potential derailers and allows people to know there will be follow up.
The session "Up Your Staying Power: How to Identify and Avoid Career Derailers," says Ross, showed her that" when you make mistakes, you can still be eloquent and pick your emotional self off the ground.
Identifying executive derailers and their effect on the organization
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WORKPLACE WOES: Leadership Derailers OVERLY CONCRETE 30% MICROMANAGER 23% IMPERCEPTIVE 16% Note: Table made from bar graph
Derailers include: impulsiveness, being overly concrete, arrogance, micro-managing, self-promotion, volatility, being risk adverse, defensiveness, imperceptivity, approval dependence and eccentricity.
Reba will be sharing the stage with award-winning country acts Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Jo Dee Messina, Brad Paisley and the honky tonk band, The Derailers, so it promises to be quite an occasion.
Jo Dee Messina, with 2,000,000 US album sales under her belt, completes the line up alongside Lonestar and Derailers.
And a similar group of up-and-coming performers, such as Ani DiFranco, Dan Bern, Fred Eaglesmith and the Derailers, indicate that this wave may turn into a tsunami.