No matter the business subject, there are always multiple ways to view it. As the saying goes: There are always two sides to the coin – or two sides to the story. There’s the classic Joni Mitchell song, Both Sides Now, which explores looking at clouds and life from both sides. The key to success […]

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Have you ever thought about this question? As a CEO, president or business owner, how does the world view you? Now that you’ve pondered that question, here’s a few more questions to ask yourself: Do you like what you do? Are you happy about the type of business or industry you’re in? When you wake […]

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As I often say: It’s the easiest of times to get into business; and the hardest of times to stay in business.   In today’s business marketplace, many businesses come and go. When a business fails, or finds itself in troubled waters, the question often asked is: Why did the CEO fail? There is a […]

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We live in an interesting, fast changing world. Wouldn’t you agree? Many people, now that it is September, are starting to think about the fall season and the eventual approach of winter. Just like in the springtime, they’ll be washing windows due to the summer rains, working outside in the yard, perhaps planting in the […]

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  At the 2015 Academy Awards Lady Gaga gave the performance of her career during the tribute to the 50th anniversary of the classic film, The Sound Of Music – which is probably a favorite movie of many reading this blog post. Lady Gaga’s performance was breathtaking and potentially career changing. It certainly brought highly […]

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The business landscape is littered with business failures. News headlines feature companies in trouble, with weak earnings reports, or worse yet, going out of business. It’s not limited to just companies. It’s also about individual business people from top ranking CEOs, founders and business owners to every level of management on down through a company’s […]

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  As a CEO, president or business owner do you know what business you are in? You may answer: software, creative, manufacturing, construction, financial, chemicals, public relations, biotech, robotics, information technology, to name a few. That may be what you do each day when you go to work but the business you are in, regardless […]

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As time goes on future generations tend to not remember or relate to what happened in the past. Many people today are not students of history. In fact, some find it hard to imagine what life was like before the internet and mobile computer devices! Going back centuries, long before most people could read or […]

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If you are a CEO, president or business owner you are in business to: Make a profit Strategically improve and grow your business The question is how do you, on a consistent basis, get new business ideas to achieve your business goals, objectives and plans? Answer: The same way I get ideas for my daily […]

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Do you remember the story (that was actually a fable) of the Dutch boy who stuck his finger in the dyke where it was leaking and saved the country of Holland from disaster? If the boy hadn’t put his finger in the dyke the water would have continued to flow. The hole would have continued […]

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