Tag Archives: DNA

Read The Economist review of my new book, LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture

I spent the last 10 months at a small desk on the third floor of our house in London, sitting in front of a computer screen.  I was committed (and probably should have been committed) to writing a book about … Continue reading

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In the beginning was the Word . . .

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.   -Napoleon Hill There is much talk lately about corporate culture and its impact on business and … Continue reading

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What Drives Me (You, Us)?

“Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything . . . whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true … Continue reading

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The DNA of those who fish with flies . . .

 “It was only on the river that he found both a sense of place and a place of sense.” Over the past several decades the sport of flyfishing has taken on an almost mystical aura.  Maybe it began with the … Continue reading

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