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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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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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