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“They” Rule Most People’s World, but They Shouldn’t Rule Yours.

February 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Business Management

Who the Hell are “They” Anyway? How often do you hear the phrase “they say”? As in: “They say it’s going to rain on Wednesday.” “They say the Cubs are going to have a good team this year.” “They say the climate in changing.” “They say that’s the way we always do things.” “They say […]

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Real Problems are Best Resolved by the Audacious—not the Pusillanimous

May 20th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Business Management

Doing the unthinkable is often easier than merely thinking about what cannot be done. When faced with seemingly intractable complex problems, most leaders, if they act at all, seek a solution by applying complicated, tedious, timid and incremental actions. More often than not, this approach not only fails to uncover a workable solution, but actually […]

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A Worm in the Apple’s Core?

January 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management

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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