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Why Corporate Culture is more like Physics than Human Resources.

The old story of the elephant and the blind men is as poignant as ever in revealing a profound lesson: Several blind men came across an elephant and never having seen an elephant, each had a different description based on … Continue reading

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What’s all this ‘who eats who for breakfast’ stuff?

Breakfast jokes abound and I am often reminded often of the parable of the Pig and the Chicken: When it comes to a good bacon and egg breakfast, the chicken is involved but the pig is committed! Every journalist loves … Continue reading

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More Myths About Corporate Culture . . .

(this post is taken from a chapter in my new book – LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, which will be available near the end of October.  See my previous blog posting for Myths 1-4) Myths are public dreams, dreams … Continue reading

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Myths about Corporate Culture . . .

(this post is taken from a chapter in my new book – LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, which will be available near the end of October) The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, … Continue reading

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It Ain’t All Leadership’s Fault

Someone once asked Slick Willie Sutton, the notorious bank robber, why he robbed banks. The question might have uncovered a tale of injustice and lifelong revenge. Maybe a banker foreclosed on the old homestead, maybe a banker’s daughter spurned Sutton … Continue reading

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If I Had Known It Would Be This Hard . . .

Over the years I have spoken to many entrepreneurs and most say the same thing: “If I had known it was going to be this hard, I never would have started my business!”  Yet, hard or not, frustrations or not, … Continue reading

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Looking for an Author’s Assistant . . . pass the word

I could definitely use some help (not only the mental kind!).  I am looking for an author assistant to help with all the details it takes to get several novels and business books out of my mac and into the … Continue reading

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