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Tough Call

Did the pilot do the right thing? Could this have been handled differently? Better?   This very interesting business “situation excercise” was in today’s news. The story follows and you can draw your own conclusions.   I applaud the pilot. He did...

I Smell Recession

From the Associated Press April 12, 2007 By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer   “Spring looks bleak for the nation’s retailers. After robust sales in March, there are signs that consumers are already spending less. And a trifecta of problems —...

Fire Don Imus

Ok, let’s keep this exchange about business.   Let’s say one of your employees, while on the clock, publicly called any group of black women a bunch of “nappy-headed hos”—all this before a huge audience of your customers.   Sure, some in...

No Time to Read? IPOD!

Try an IPOD   Many people I meet in business love to read but either don’t have the time or the energy to read as much as they’d like to. Have you considered getting a IPOD and using it for audio books? The basic IPOD models (or other MP3 players) will...

The Goal

The Goal Eliyahu M. Goldratt Like other books by Goldratt, ‘The Goal’ is written as a piece of fiction, to which the Financial Times reviewer quoted on the cover of the second edition attributes much of its direct commercial success. The main character is...