Unused Assets

Unused Assets

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

Sackett’s Harbor NY: In a “previous life,” my wife (and business partner) and I had the great fortune to own a very nice sailing vessel on Lake Ontario. We considered it a major asset. A big investment. Many of you know that the sailing season is short on Lake Ontario. But we made the most of it! We would start …

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Self-inflicted Frustration

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost

Exasperated: I rather regularly do this to myself. I get frustrated with a process that has been in place for awhile. Then, I go through a flurry of activity to investigate different solutions. Eventually, I settle on living with my present frustration or, more often than not, opting for new frustration. This past couple of months has seen a bunch …

The map is not the territory.

The Model Isn’t the Economy

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost

Maps, Models, and Filters: There’s an old admonition that “The map is NOT the territory.” I say (and I’m sure others before me have said), “The economic model is NOT the economy.” We all view the world through our mental filters. We can certainly get ourselves in trouble if we do too much visualization of the territory based on a …