Category Archives: John’s Novels

Death by a Thousand Cuts

As some of you know, one of my other “jobs” besides business consulting and advisory on strategy execution, leadership and corporate culture, is writing thriller novels.  And there is plenty of inspiration to be found for a fast paced thriller … Continue reading

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Character: Actions, Not Words . . .

If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.  ~Cowboy Wisdom Fishing is definitely a solitary pastime.  Just you, the rod, line, fly and (hopefully) a big fish.  As a result there … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture and False Assumptions

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.  ~Henry Ford One of my greatest insights about culture change came early in my career from an assignment with AVCO Everett Research Labs. Basically this was a defence technology … Continue reading

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My Thriller Novels Now in Paperback

Perfect for Holiday Reading  Historical and Political Thriller Novels by John Childress Now Out in Paperback After over a year in e-book format, all four of John Childress’s thriller novels are now available in paperback on Amazon and other on-line … 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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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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Been Busy . . .

As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted with my regular frequency lately.  I’ve been totally focused on trying to complete my new business book, The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture. As I mentioned in a previous blog, the task … Continue reading

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