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There Is Never Enough

May 25, 2016 0 Comments
There Is Never Enough

I recently heard Garry Ridge, CEO of WD40, suggest that no matter what we do, “There is never enough Time, Treasure, Talent or Technology.” In other words, if we wait until we have all the “necessary” components fully in place we will never get started. As one politician put it, “You go to war with […]

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The Paradox of Expertise

May 18, 2016 0 Comments
The Paradox of Expertise

Bill Taylor, founding editor of FastCompany Magazine spoke at a recent conference I attended (Milestones in Leadership) and mentioned this conundrum of being “locked in” by your expertise. I have noted the same issue in several other ways — “Your strength is your weakness” and/or “A strength over used is a weakness.” There were more “gems” at […]

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Flattened By An Opponent

May 11, 2016 0 Comments
Flattened By An Opponent

Sometimes we take a stand on an issue or try something new and we find that we are “flattened by an opponent.” It could be a race we lose to a better prepared athlete, or a debate we lose, it could be a “sale” we lose or it could be a a political primary where […]

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Rip-Off?

May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Rip-Off?

<rant> I’m doing my usual thing of reading an e-book. I am totally annoyed by Amazon SPAMing me with an ad to purchase the audio files to go with the book. Really? I totally get how convenient it is to have an audio version of books and newspapers, etc. I listen to podcasts and The […]

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