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A Life Lesson . . . in Leadership

Walter Brennan, three-time Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor, stared in a 32 episode TV series, The Tycoon, between 1964-1965.  The very first episode was entitled “Horatio Alger Again”, and I remember watching it with amazement, because that one episode … Continue reading

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Wrong! 8 Common Assumptions about Culture Change

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.  ~Henry Ford   One of my greatest insights about culture change came early in my career from an assignment with AVCO Everett Research Labs. Basically this was a defence … Continue reading

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Dealing with “Breakdowns”: Houston, We have a problem!

Apollo 13 was the third manned Apollo moon landing mission. The craft was launched on April 11, 1970 but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days later, crippling the service module upon which the lives of the astronauts depended. … Continue reading

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