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A Worm in the Apple’s Core?

January 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment






Penetrating Questions about the Future Apple Harvest This past week, both The New York Times and USA TODAY posted articles suggesting that Apple’s ability to sustain its phenomenal record of growth and success is in question. This concern was triggered when Apple (AAPL) stock briefly dropped below $500 per share, a stunning 29 percent drop […]






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Tags: Building Better Business Managers · Business Management

EXPOSED: Most Successful Business Leaders are Natural Born Cheaters!

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment






Steve Jobs may be the most accomplished cheater of them all This past week, after Steve Jobs announced his resignation as CEO of Apple Inc., the entire business community, along with the business academia and media knelt before him to offer their hosannas to the God of business vision. It was not always that way […]






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Peer Group Analysis is the Refuge of the Uninspired

August 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments






A company does not win by being a peer, but by being peerless in the face of competition Nothing inhibits the ability of an organization to innovate and grow more than to be burdened with leaders who slavishly follow the siren song of peer group comparison and its evil twin, “best practices.” It is a […]






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