Tag Archives: environment

What Drives Corporate Culture?

As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.  ~John Battelle Summer time is vacation time. Yippee! A time to recharge the batteries, break a few non-healthy … Continue reading

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Needed Urgently: Stewardship and Statesmanship

There is no ownership of the future.  There is only stewardship. Quite a few years ago there was a best selling business book that caught the attention of the more thoughtful in business and the executive ranks.  The book, What … Continue reading

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Admiral Rickover and The Responsibility of Leadership

(Note:  This is a blog I published over 2 years ago, but the message needs repeating, at least to me!) “Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience. Once implemented they can be … Continue reading

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A Request for Assistance . . .

My mind has been churning since I took an iPhone picture of a whole farmed salmon in my local Tesco Supermarket with an open ulcer on its tail (see recent blog: Farmed Salmon in my Local Tesco Supermarket). I can’t … Continue reading

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Another Business Lesson from Mother Nature . . .

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.  ~Charles Darwin In 1975 I left behind my Ph.D. degree in marine biology … Continue reading

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Corporate Dead Zones . . .

(Originally posted in Sept, 2011) In my former life I was a marine biologist and even though it has been many years since I left academia for the world of business I am still fascinated by how much we can … Continue reading

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