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Are you making the same mistake twice?

I’ve been revisiting some blogs lately…one talks about how companies stick with mistakes. As I was looking through some old blogs today, I read about how companies stick with mistakes for several reasons, including executives aren’t close to the action. Which is still true. The thing about this idea is that years later, it is […]
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A short recap of my key ideas…

One of the pages I revisit on the web pretty regularly is the Peter Drucker Wikipedia page. I love it because one of the sections is about Drucker’s key ideas. Which got me to thinking, at this point, what are some of the key ideas that push me forward? Here are my best guesses and thoughts […]
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Where do you get your information?

  A big question to consider in maximizing your revenue and the opportunities you create comes from a simple question: “Who are you listening to?” For many executives, getting the straight feedback from their people is difficult. If you are serving a CEO, you might feel uncomfortable sharing a challenging situation. If you are the […]
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Answering The Bell…With A Question.

  I never hide my love of Peter Drucker’s work. And, each year, I restart reading what is essentially his Page-A-Day calendar, The Daily Drucker. Each year, I reread the introduction by Jim Collins. This year, as I worked through the introduction…I was struck by the simple question that Peter Drucker says drives him, “What […]
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Are Ideas Broken?

  In the process of managing and growing effective organizations, it is often said that each organization needs a mission. This is true. Unfortunately, in all too many instances, the missions that are listed are too unfocused, too meaningless, and too analytical to make much of a difference as a guiding force for the organization […]
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Are You Searching For Clues?

  I’m on a British kick lately. But the picture above is Sherlock Holmes from an old BBC TV show. I use that because Sherlock Holmes is pretty much the default setting for many of us when we think about solving problems. In many of our businesses, we too often are more ostrich and less […]
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