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Big Banking’s Achilles Heel

What defines us is how well we rise after falling! According to Greek mythology, when Achilles, the son of the goddess Thetis and the Greek hero Peleus, was born it was foretold that he would die young. To protect him, Thetis took the … Continue reading

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Reinvent Yourself . . . especially with a short runway

 People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out. ~Warren Bennis One of my favourite movies is the 2001 epic war film, Pearl Harbor,  starring Ben Affleck, Josh … Continue reading

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Big Change vs Little Changes . . .

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ~often attributed to Charles Darwin Whether or not Darwin actually said this, it certainly … Continue reading

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Same Ol’ Tom? . . .

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy  Highly motivated business executives and managers tend to work hard as they climb the corporate ladder, accepting more and more responsibility as the progress.  They learn everything they can about … Continue reading

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Old Dogs, New Tricks, and Management Effectiveness

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether 20 or 80.  ~Henry Ford Last month I took the written test for my UK driver’s license.  Now I have been driving since I was 16 years old, that’s nearly 5 decades, and … Continue reading

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Then . . . and Now

A lot has changed over the past several hundred years.  What comes to most of our minds when we think about how humans have changed has to do with technology – air travel, space travel, cars, mobile phones, television, computers, … Continue reading

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Change the Leaders or Change the Leaders

Organizations are shadows of their leaders…that’s the good news and the bad news! There is a lot of talk about change these days. Political change, demographic changes, climate change, changes in the balance of power, change within the European Union, … Continue reading

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