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Bureaucracy is the Ebola Virus of the Business World

August 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Business Management

Once a business is infected by bureaucracy, very few survive, let alone thrive. Everyone likes to rail against the stultifying impact of bureaucracy, but most believe that, like an Ebola virus, once a business culture is infected, nothing can be done about it, so they just shrug their collective shoulders and accept their fate. That’s [...]

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Keep It Simple, Stupid

August 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Insurance Marketing

When it comes to solving problems or taking advantage of promising opportunities, all too often too many confuse complex and complicated with innovation and creativity. Do you remember the first time someone explained the “KISS” formula to you? For me, it was probably my first day as an insurance agent in 1965. A grizzled veteran [...]

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August 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

Despite promises to the contrary, America is creeping back into the internecine sectarian conflict in Iraq. In the immortal words of Chester A. Riley, “What a revoltin’ development this is!” (Except for regular readers like Marvis Anderson, you probably are too young to remember this iconic line often evoked by William Bendix on the 1950′s [...]

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