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Admiral Rickover and The Responsibility of Leadership

(Note:  This is a blog I published over 2 years ago, but the message needs repeating, at least to me!) “Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience. Once implemented they can be … Continue reading

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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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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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