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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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Making Big Data Useful . . . Creating Data Stories

It seems that everywhere you turn in business today people are talking about “Big Data”. For most of us, a definition is in order.  The term “Big Data” refers to “data sets with sizes beyond the ability of commonly used software … Continue reading

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More Leadership = Less Management

The purpose of leadership is to create more leaders, not more followers! When I first began my business career I took a crash course in business fundamentals, a mini-MBA my partner at the time called it.  Coming from academia (marine … Continue reading

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