Monthly Archives: October 2013

Leverage

  Give me lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I can move the earth. ~Archimedes  Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor and astronomer who lived between approximately 287 BC – 212 BC in the city of … Continue reading

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Stunning Hotel, Crappy Service

We are in the Medieval Cite of Carcassonne, France, staying at the Hotel de la Cite, a 5-star venue inside the walls of this spectacular fortress city in the south of France. Due to guests arriving to rent our French … 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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“Gotta Go” Time vs “Slug” Time

This week I am at my home in the south of France, deep in the countryside in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains on the Spanish border (www.tournoulehaut.com). For late October the weather is incredibly mild, in fact the days … Continue reading

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Is Jack Dead?

The following comes from one of my readers who posted this on the Amazon.com site for my thriller novel: Business As Usual, which is now out in Paperback and eBook Kindle format, with a video trailer as well. Here is the posting: Is Jack Dead?   … Continue reading

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The Final Exam: End of my new book on Corporate Culture

Culture is a metaphor, not a P&L line item. The Final Exam Sit in a quiet place, turn off your phone, take out a pencil or pen and a clean sheet of paper.  You have as much time as you … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do . . .

If you are a child of the 60’s, then  you can easily hear in your memory the lyrics to this Neil Sedaka blockbuster.  If you can’t recall them, or are from a  different generation, click here for a blast from … Continue reading

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