Monthly Archives: January 2013

Duke the Cat . . . focus and discipline

If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.  ~Mark Twain My brother has a young cat named Duke.  This is one amazing little cat.  First of all he is extremely … Continue reading

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Corrosive Executive Behavior . . .

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.   ~Martha Graham Over the three decades I have been conducting senior executive strategy workshops and … Continue reading

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On this day in 1950, India formally adopted its Constitution and became a Republic. The unthinkable was achieved and an unknown future awaited 350 million people. A population that had been oppressed for over thousand years…

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Strategy Execution: Clearing the Confusion on Metrics and KPI’s

The following ideas are taken from my recent book, FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution, now available on Amazon.co.uk. (Sorry, not yet available on Amazon.com, but coming). “What’s measured improves” ~ Peter Drucker Objectives are by definition high level, qualitative … Continue reading

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Hazardous Duty . . . OSHA Required

When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking. ~Elayne Boosler When ever I have an extended business trip to the US, my wife and daughter push handwritten shopping requests … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Old Wine in New Bottles . . .

It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi-Gras in New … Continue reading

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Back to the Source . . . Insights and Inspiration

After a year and a half of blogging and over 340 blogs, I took some time out this Christmas holiday to look back over all my entries and to think about where the inspiration and insights for my blogs come … Continue reading

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