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The Biggest Risk of Failure is the Unwillingness to Risk Failure

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers

Facing the risk of failure is less threatening when one understands the difference between a risk and a gamble. Risk permeates the drive for success like garlic in an Italian restaurant. It is the 600-pound gorilla in the success equation. And when it comes to achieving success – either as an individual in the corporate [...]

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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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IRAQ IS BACK!!!

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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