Monthly Archives: May 2016

Never Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight . . . and other truths about corporate culture

Never bring a knife to a gun fight, Kid. ~Butch Cassidy One of my favourite scenes in the movie Indiana_Jones_and_the_Temple_of_Doom is where he is confronted by a very large enemy wielding a big sword.  Here is the clip:     My father … Continue reading

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Culture is Free: Banking and Culture Change

Why spend all this time finding and fixing and fighting when you could prevent the incident in the first place?  ~Philip Crosby In 1979, Philip Crosby, the former Quality Director at Martin Aerospace and ITT Corporation, published his first business book, … Continue reading

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A Classy Young Violinist

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.  ~Albert Einstein May 6th was the string finals for the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 competition televised on BBC Channel 4. Previous competitions … Continue reading

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The Boss . . . Mickey Mouse

  I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.  ~Walt Disney Today I am in Orlando, Florida at one of the big Walt Disney Resort hotels getting ready … Continue reading

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