Tag Archives: In Search of Excellence

My Story and Corporate Culture

Note:  to understand why I blog so much about leadership, business life and corporate culture, you need to know a little about me as a person.  Hope this helps. Experience isn’t the best teacher, it is the only teacher!  ~Dr. … Continue reading

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What they don’t teach in Med School and B-School

Medical schools turn out doctors.  Business schools turn out managers.  Or so the theory goes. I recently read an interesting article that got me thinking about these two forms of professional education. A cardiologist wrote an article about how in … Continue reading

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A Timeless Truth . . . MBWA

There are a handful of people who truly make a difference in our lives. Our parents leave an indelible impression that lasts a lifetime and determines our initial outlook on life and our learned values. But as we grow and … Continue reading

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World Strategy Summit: Abu Dhabi, UAE

This coming week, Nov. 17-19, 2015 I will be participating in the World Strategy Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I will be a keynote speaker alongside Tom Peters, Gary Hamel and Rene Mauborgne. Tom Peters co-authored one of the top … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise . . . Corporate Culture from 1965

This morning I was feeling a little guilty since I hadn’t posted a new blog in several days.  My excuse being the pressures of work and meetings, but excuses don’t even buy sympathy any more, so I sat down at my … Continue reading

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Psst ! . . . Wanna Buy a Culture Change?

  One of the reasons The Economist magazine has been around since 1843 is its commitment to high standards of journalism as it continuously delivers on its purpose: “to take part in a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an … Continue reading

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“Kip” van Winkle and Rethinking Leadership . . .

Imagine this modern twist on the old story of Rip van Winkle. The very weird day of “Kip” van Winkle, senior executive: It took Kip most of breakfast to fully wake up.  After all, 50 years asleep is a rather … Continue reading

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