Monthly Archives: July 2014

Lead Up!

Having had the good fortune to work for some world-class corporations throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working for some great leaders. It’s interesting to watch how a great leader can make such a huge difference in the … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Your Annual (Financial) Checkup

I had my annual physical yesterday morning, and the doctor says I’ll be around for a while, so that’s a good thing. But on the way back from his office, I listened to a segment on NPR, and I know … Continue reading

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The Problem with Empowerment

A huge buzzword from the 1980’s was the concept of “empowerment” of employees. A powerful and worthwhile concept, it is probably one of the least effectively executed business strategies, which is such a shame, since effective implementation can benefit an … Continue reading

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Choose Yoda as your mentor.

I’m no obsessed Star Wars maniac or super-fan, but I always thought it was clever how George Lucas was able to prominently place a gifted entrepreneur into the storyline. No, it’s not Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader. It’s Yoda. You … Continue reading

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