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Why Corporate Culture is Like a Limpet

As a former marine biology student (a long time ago) I was always fascinated by limpets, which are a special type of gastropod (snails and mussels, etc.). Every time I visited an intertidal area, whether it be Hawaii, the Pacific Coast, … 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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Keeping the “magic” alive . . . In the circus and business

Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. ~Ben Hecht I can still recall nearly 12 years ago watching the Cirque du Soliel performance of Alegria in the Royal Albert Hall in London with my young daughter and … Continue reading

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The Cap Seller and the Monkeys: A Leadership Parable

(This is a post from several years back, but a good concept to think about over the weekend.) “As ye sow, so shall ye reap.” Galatians 6:7 Once there was a young boy who sold caps (baseball style caps) as a … Continue reading

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