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Danger in the Comfort Zone

February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Danger in the Comfort Zone

Pushed Out of the Comfort Zone: Lately I’ve observed a lot of folks being dragged out of their comfort zones. Some are finding the huge change in our political environment to be unsettling. And some are perplexed over the many issues around perceived changes in our social values. A great deal of discomfort is due […]

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Poached Eggs, Customer Service and Sales

December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Poached Eggs, Customer Service and Sales

Here’s the story. I was fixing our breakfast when my wife asked why I wasn’t using the microwave egg poaching device she had recently purchased as a gift for me. Well, frankly, I had forgotten about it and had strong reservations about its efficacy. So I wasn’t all that interested in trying it out. Maybe I […]

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Existentialism and Leadership

August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Existentialism and Leadership

Oh boy! The “real” philosophers will get me for this. What the heck is existentialism? What does it have to do with leadership? Existentialism First, a confession. I didn’t realize that I am an existentialist until my copy of Philosophy Now downloaded to my Kindle app. Guess what? It fits pretty well. Yikes! So here […]

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To Sell Is Unethical

July 20, 2016 0 Comments
To Sell Is Unethical

Well, I suspect that title got some emotional responses. I am sure to see many emails from my friends in sales. So I might as well get started. Sell: to deliver or give  up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty and especially for personal gain Betray – often used with out <sell out their […]

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It Matters What YOU Believe

June 8, 2016 0 Comments
It Matters What YOU Believe

I have the privilege of working with a couple of business incubators and several start up company founders. The founders are sometimes surprised when I suggest that they must pay attention to leadership now, not later. They are even more surprised and usually totally unprepared to talk about their own fundamental organizing principles. It “all” starts with […]

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Standing on Principles or Just Plain Stubborn?

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Standing on Principles or Just Plain Stubborn?

The recent news around the measles epidemic and the controversy over vaccinations made me start thinking about the principles involved. I guess there are many principles, but perhaps the two that matter are (a) individual freedom and (b) providing for the common good. And of course, as I am wont to do, I then thought about […]

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