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A Return to the Opera

In a recent post we were exploring what business leaders can learn from an opera conductor (The CEO and the Opera). Today let’s explore the second business leadership principle, courtesy of Conductor Ed Garner and the English National Opera as … Continue reading

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Corporate Dead Zones . . .

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 learn from studying the oceans … Continue reading

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Not McKinsey again . . . Upwards Feedback

A while back I wrote a blog about how it seems to me that McKinsey&Co. is becoming more of a publishing house than a value-add consulting firm.  Well, recently I received another article from the McKinsey Quarterly, this one titled  “Top … Continue reading

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A McKinsey survey I’d like to see . . .

As I wrote in an earlier blog posting, it seems to me like McKinsey & Co. is morphing into a publishing and survey company.  Nearly every other day I get an email and a new McKinsey article based on their … Continue reading

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George and Harry take a trip . . .

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”  -George Bernard Shaw One of the marvels of modern aviation transportation is the autopilot which on a long distance flight effectively and safely guides the jumbo … Continue reading

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