Category Archives: Entrepreneurialism

Boss-ing versus Leading

This.

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Balancing focus, deep competence, and diversity

This post is nothing more than a pointer to an excellent article by Michael Simmons entitled, “People Who Have “Too Many Interests” Are More Likely To Be Successful According To Research.” Click over there now and read it.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Turning employees into stark raving fans

A simple idea with difficult implementation.  Making your employees stark-raving fans.  The issue?  Leadership shortcomings.  The value of turning employees into fans can’t be better expressed than in this blog post from Tony Robbins: ARE YOU TREATING YOUR EMPLOYEES LIKE … Continue reading

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Hiring smart people

This… “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” – Steve Jobs

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The importance of integrity

Most of what we do in life and business is done without legal or contractual cover.  In this wild majority of situations you are trading with your integrity.  Your integrity and the effect it has on your overall reputation is … Continue reading

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Stick to your guns; or, WHY would we EVER need THAT data?!

Note to my colleagues:  this blog post is a reminder to myself that I need to stick to my guns. 🙂 I’ve long believed there are interesting and non-obvious patterns in human behavior. Uber recently shared their discovery that Uber … Continue reading

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If a tree falls in a forest; If a packet crosses a network

Some observations of late: The only reason to have a network is so that application traffic can traverse it. The days of network engineers being able to keep up by typing IOS commands are quickly coming to an end Network … Continue reading

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