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Is Business Advice from the 19th and 20th Century Still Valid in the Internet Age?

There is no question that we are currently in an age when the fundamental economics of business success are being rewritten almost daily.  The internet and 24/7 connectivity, coupled with global transparency and compounded by breakneck technological advances in all fields have made … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Culture Audits? Plenty . . .

Corporate culture is a hot topic!  It is discussed in boardrooms, MBA classrooms, blogging pages and even House of Parliament treasury committee hearings concerning the Libor rate fixing scandal. It’s also an important topic since numerous studies have pretty well convinced the business … Continue reading

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Behaviours Build Strong Brands and Aligned Cultures

It is easy for someone to copy your business strategy, but they can’t copy your culture. I was recently sent this infographic that describes some of the unique behaviours and activities that have helped companies build strong brands and iconic … Continue reading

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If I Had Known It Would Be This Hard . . .

Over the years I have spoken to many entrepreneurs and most say the same thing: “If I had known it was going to be this hard, I never would have started my business!”  Yet, hard or not, frustrations or not, … Continue reading

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Mr. Fixit . . .

I will admit I grew up a while ago and the evidence is that I remember a TV show in the 50’s and early 60’s called Mr. Fixit.  In just a 15 minute slot, Mr. Fixit would show how to … Continue reading

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