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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Simple Ideas, Complex Execution

The secrets to success often lie in plain sight. They are secrets only because we chose to overlook them. Sometimes the most mundane can serve to vault us to extraordinary heights. I believe that frequently we become 1,000 percent better 1 percent at a time: slogging it out in the trenches, creating a bit of […]

Think Like a Street Kid

Entrepreneurship has many facets. One of them is the ability to think like a street kid. Tough, nimble, resourceful, relying solely on your own skills to survive. Wikipedia defines a street kid as one “deprived of family care and protection.” Entrepreneurs lack the deep resources of a major corporation standing behind them. No one protects […]

One Worry

An article ran in a recent Wall Street Journal suggesting that one of the biggest issues facing executives is time management. It reminded me of a lunch I’d had several years ago with the CEO of an ocean-going container ship company at a Young Presidents’ Organization University in Athens. I do not recall the exact […]

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