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8 Attributes of Successful People

Ideas from inc.com worth sharing:  1.  Back-up plans tend to build in excuses  2. Put in an incredible focused effort 3. Work a LOT more 4. Avoid joining the crowd 5.  Decide what results you want and set the goal. … Continue reading

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Strategy – Focus, Simplify, Adapt

What gets in the way of success?  Complexity.  What has made it more difficult to execute a plan? Complexity.  Only 9% of companies worldwide have been able to sustain a 5.5% growth rate over the past 10 years.  15 of … Continue reading

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Google on men and women differences

This is a must see interview: http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/women-in-the-google-workplace/16A9B911-E7D9-4E1D-99E1-979CB1B0F35C#!16A9B911-E7D9-4E1D-99E1-979CB1B0F35C

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We can create a crisis!!!

When we give a key employee a 2% raise and the CEO a 25% raise, aren’t we building in employee dissatisfaction and maybe even a culture of unfairness and haven’t we just CREATED a risk to the organization?  While we’re … Continue reading

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Employee vote against Exec Comp?

A VP friend at a F-200 company just had his review:  Great job, valuable employee, greater responsibilities, very pleased with having solved major customer dissatisfaction issues …….. 2% raise.  The CEO is getting a 25% raise.  My friend voted against … Continue reading

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50% Americans single..from 22% in 1950

Changing demographics are the most important consideration in residential housing. The fastest growing sector are 18-34 year olds, 5 million of who live alone.  31 million people live alone, mostly clustered in metropolitan areas.  In Manhatten 1/2 of all residences … Continue reading

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“There’s no intention to waste money.Sometimes it just happens.”

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY has experienced interesting interpretations/actions of Duty of Loyalty and Duty of Care from the board. One member of the hospital’s board obtained for the pharmacy that he owned the exclusive right to market prescription … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from 1000 Women Entrepreneurs

What AngelPad founder, Korte learned from women to share with men:  Collaborate, People in the room have as much to offer as speakers, manners matter, know what you’re “asking for”, it’s not ALWAYS business.  From Forbes guest blogger, Thomas Korte. … Continue reading

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Key elements of a Crisis Plan

Board leadership for companies in crisis Five questions will tell if your board is engaged By Taylor Simonton A crisis can quickly turn into a disaster if a company is unable to respond properly. According to National Association of Corporate … Continue reading

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Is it “Bain” or about “doing the right thing”?

Who is asking “is this the right thing to do” when business or political decisions are made?  Big banks and mortgage lenders had bet against their own customers, taken chances comparable to playing the roulette table, and gambled away our … Continue reading

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