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The Civil War, Artificial Limbs, Innovation and Corporate Culture

  The American Civil War (1861-1865) was one of the bloodiest in American history, with over 1,100,000 casualties and claimed more than 620,000 lives. Many of those wounded ended up as amputees.  And after a gruesome amputation operation of a damaged arm … Continue reading

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Does Water Have More Determination Than Your Leadership Team?

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated … Continue reading

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Leaders: Born or Made?

The purpose of leadership is to create more leaders, not more followers. Early in my business career the big question being asked in MBA classes and academic circles was whether leaders are born or made.  Those who believe leaders are … Continue reading

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