Thinking Differently

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Who do you trust?

By | April 2nd, 2012|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

We encounter people in life who give us – with the best of intentions – advice and counsel that is inherently biased. In the 1967 [...]

When you look, what do you see?

By | January 6th, 2012|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

Have you seen this email? It has been making the rounds for a while: A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and [...]

Your momentum is taking you somewhere. Take notice.

By | December 20th, 2011|Competence, Life, Thinking Differently|

The first time I saw people shooting pool (playing pocket billiards) I was hooked. Perhaps is was having seen The Hustler with Jackie Gleason as "Minnesota [...]

Strategic failure: when your strategy takes a hit

By | July 11th, 2011|Competence, Leadership, Strategy, Thinking Differently|

When the  conversation heads towards professional boxing, it frequently involves the heavyweight division. These are the people who have the potential for a sudden, surprising [...]

Moral Courage

By | April 13th, 2011|Character, Leadership, Life, Thinking Differently|

“I did not get on the bus to get arrested.  I got on the bus to go home.” - Rosa Parks On December 1, 1955, [...]

Business models matter

By | March 9th, 2011|Competence, Strategy, Things I Believe, Thinking Differently|

"There was a time not so long ago when giants roamed the countryside. Enormous smoke-belching, fire-breathing giants that roared like rolling thunder as they tore [...]

Are you learning as fast as the world is changing?

By | March 3rd, 2011|Life, Strategy, Thinking Differently|

Things change. Whether we like it or not, the world is changing. Our approach to change matters a great deal as to how we view [...]

How current is your basis for competition?

By | February 3rd, 2011|Competence, Thinking Differently|

In A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Mark Twain wrote, “The best swordsman in the world doesn’t need to fear the second best swordsman [...]

THINK!

By | January 30th, 2011|Competence, Leadership, Thinking Differently|

My boss had the corner office. From his lofty vantage point, with it's windowed walls, he could look out on a large section of the [...]

Who are you?

By | November 20th, 2010|Life, Thinking Differently|

It's been said that we always look our best in our resumes. While most resumes are basically honest - if somewhat overly flattering - pictures [...]

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