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In Corporate Culture the Maverick is Both a Bane and a Blessing

June 21st, 2015 · 11 Comments






A maverick let loose in a business culture is a disruptive force that can morph into a catalyst for constructive change. A maverick is someone who always wants tomorrow to be today. Accepting the way things are, because that’s the way they are, is about as uncomfortable for the maverick as running naked through a […]






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Live for the Future but Act in the Moment

May 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

If it’s not possible to predict the future, why do so many business people try to? One staple of the business world is the ubiquitous “business plan.” These “plans,” in effect, are a detailed attempt to predict the future by anticipating the environment, actions and results of a company for the next one, three, five or […]

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Passion and Fear are to Entrepreneurial Success What Air and Water is to Life Itself

May 24th, 2015 · 11 Comments






The longing for success will keep your dream alive, but like a respirator – it only allows you to hang on. If you think about it, despite all the high-minded philosophical rhetoric, the driving force for the American Revolution boiled down to a very simple concept – Americans wanted to “be their own boss.” And they were […]






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Tags: Building Better Business Managers · Business Management · Effective Leadership · Improving Your Business Leadership