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Monthly Archives: February 2009

PopCap: The Downside of Fat Jockeys

(A Populist Capitalist Blog) What is the proper amount of government oversight for business? Too much = red tape and loss of prosperity, discouragement of entrepreneurship, innovation, and resourcefulness as well as the destruction of economic value and a reduction in America’s ability to compete in the global marketplace. Too little oversight, well, the toxic […]

Taming the Blame-Shame Game

Blame is for losers. Blame is looking backward, focused on finding fault. I prefer to be solution focused and forward looking. I am much more into holding people responsible for the natural consequences of their actions or, when there is a duty to act, their inactions. I whole-heartedly believe in holding people accountable. When I […]

Dancing in the Rain

I saw this quote today and it deeply resonated: “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass… it’s about learning how to dance in the rain!” Like many of us in challenging economic times, I’ve been postponing things, including some interesting business ventures. Quite frankly, my emotional visualization has been of hunkering down, […]

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