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Corporate Culture is visible if you know what to look for . . .

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. -Steve Jobs Not too long ago a friend of mine asked how to tell a reputable plumber or tradesman from the “cowboy” fixit men … Continue reading

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Oh Captain, My Captain! Why are you abandoning ship?

A couple of years ago I wrote this post about the responsibilities of leadership, but in light of the recent Wells Fargo bank scandal and other examples of unaccountability, I feel compelled to republish it again. “On the sea there … Continue reading

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Banking Salaries: What if that assumption is wrong?

Assumption,  noun;   plural noun: assumptions a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. (e.g.,”they made certain assumptions about the market”) Everyone knows the old saying about assumptions: When you assume, it’s easy to make an ass … Continue reading

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Banking’s Two Challenges . . . are Really One!

Shallow men believe in luck or fate. Wise men believe in cause and effect. It’s been six tumultuous years since the global economic meltdown of 2008 and we are finally glimpsing signs of a return to a growing economy.  Belt tightening, cost control, … Continue reading

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The Master’s Touch . . .

Lots of people can talk about golf and explain the mechanics of a perfect swing; they can even play golf, but only a few are consistent tour winners! A few days ago I was invited to an evening function by … Continue reading

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Too Big to Fail? or Too Big to Succeed?

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that … Continue reading

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