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Another Business Lesson from Mother Nature . . .

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.  ~Charles Darwin In 1975 I left behind my Ph.D. degree in marine biology … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Economy to Bounce Back?

This past week I attended two conferences in London, one as a panel speaker and the other in the audience.  They were both great conferences and the topics focused on the economy and the role of Non-Executive members of the … Continue reading

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Just Another Recession?

Hope is not a strategy.  ~Michael Bloomberg One of the hardest hit industries over the past several years of this current economic crisis is defence spending.  While nations need to protect themselves from groups who wish them harm, the level … Continue reading

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Congress on Vacation? . . .

Leaders lead!  -Seth Godin For over 25 years I was CEO of a business, a role I took very seriously, especially since as a co-founder I helped build the business, hired most of the people and felt an obligation to them to … Continue reading

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