Tag Archives: David Novak

A Weekend with Andrew Carnegie

There is little success where there is little laughter.  ~ Andrew Carnegie This past weekend my family and I spent a glorious few days as the guests of the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle, nestled on the shores of the … Continue reading

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There’s No Such Thing As “Culture In A Box”

Early on in my consulting career I worked alongside a Retail Operations Improvement firm. They did the retailing operations and I was involved in the training of staff, store managers and team training.  One of the interesting innovations I saw … Continue reading

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Inspired !

My last post concerned the principle of “shadow of the leader”, with a perfect example coming from a recent outing to the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London to watch the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Symphony … Continue reading

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“Sensible” in a Charlatan world? Damned Faint Praise?

My business book, LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, was (surprisingly!) recently reviewed in that esteemed and venerable world news, political affairs, business and finance magazine, The Economist (January 9, 2014).  Continuous publication of this weekly journal began in September … Continue reading

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