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Is Business Advice from the 19th and 20th Century Still Valid in the Internet Age?

There is no question that we are currently in an age when the fundamental economics of business success are being rewritten almost daily.  The internet and 24/7 connectivity, coupled with global transparency and compounded by breakneck technological advances in all fields have made … Continue reading

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Leadership. Is there an App for that?

There’s an app for just about everything these days. Some of them are useful, such as an alarm clock app, GPS map apps, email apps, Passbook for storing airline boarding passes and concert tickets, The Economist app for international insights, … Continue reading

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The Gauntlet of Corporate Culture

As a form of punishment, running the gauntlet has its origins in Roman times, and probably before.  A thief or coward was forced to run between two long lines of soldiers armed with clubs and spears. As the criminal ran … Continue reading

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LEVERAGE and CNBC

New Book Helps CEOs Understand How Corporate Culture Impacts Performance LEVERAGE: THE CEO’S GUIDE TO CORPORATE CULTURE    by John R. Childress  Watch John Childress Discuss Culture and Banking Risk on CNBC European Closing Bell John R Childress CNBC Interview  … Continue reading

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Book Promo Video . . . Almost Perfect

My first historical thriller novel was written while I was living in a 13th Century stone Chateau in the south of France several years ago.  The house had a magic of its own and it seems as if the carved … Continue reading

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Mr. Fixit . . .

I will admit I grew up a while ago and the evidence is that I remember a TV show in the 50’s and early 60’s called Mr. Fixit.  In just a 15 minute slot, Mr. Fixit would show how to … Continue reading

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Are you a valued client or just a job number?

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.  –Henry Ford I’ve had two very recent interactions with the new generation of entrepreneurs that left me walking … Continue reading

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