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Another Business Lesson from Mother Nature . . .

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.  ~Charles Darwin In 1975 I left behind my Ph.D. degree in marine biology … Continue reading

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Admiral Rickover and The Responsibility of Leadership

“Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience. Once implemented they can be easily overturned or subverted through apathy or lack of follow-up, so a continuous effort is required.  — Admiral Hyman G. … Continue reading

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The “Nocebo” Effect and Strategy Execution

All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.   ~Charles W. Eliot By now nearly everyone has heard of the “placebo” effect, particularly as it pertains to medicine.  Just a reminder: The Placebo Effect is an … Continue reading

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