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Living “Heuristically” and Strategy Execution

The unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates The unlived life is not worth examining. -Sheldon Kopp After 60+ years of bumping through life I subscribe 100% to the latter quote.  If you haven’t embraced a life of stretching outside … Continue reading

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Risk and the World of the CEO . . .

Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.  ~ Warren Buffet I was having lunch the other day at one of my favourite business restaurants in London with a colleague. At one point the conversation turned to the “world of … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Start-Up . . .

If you chase two rabbits, you will lose both. Start-Ups are fascinating.  Those who found or join a start-up company find it exhilarating, inspiring, creative, fast-moving, hectic, exhausting and thrilling at the same time. There is always something exciting and … Continue reading

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The 3 Wishes of the CEO . . .

And the Genie said, “I will grant you three wishes, and you can’t wish for more wishes, so choose wisely!” Across the globe nearly everyone knows the story of the Genie and the three wishes. Each culture tends to have its … Continue reading

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Good Culture . . . Bad Culture

When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.  ~ Mae West A culture isn’t good or bad in and of itself. Cultures develop by design or default based on numerous causal factors. When people say this … Continue reading

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Collateral Benefits ?

The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them.  ~Saint Francis As a result of the … Continue reading

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Will It Make the Boat Go Faster?

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”  ~Bruce Lee Sir Peter Blake was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Jules Verne Trophy – setting the fastest time around the world of 74 days 22 hours 17 minutes 22 seconds – and … Continue reading

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