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Creativity Second to Integrity Means…

About 60% of CEOs polled cited creativity as the most important leadership quality, compared with 52% for integrity and 35% for global thinking. Creative leaders are also more prepared to break with the status quo of industry, enterprise and revenue models, and they...

Cut or Think?

I have said for a long time that this “recovery” is establishing a new normal. The good ole days are gone. Clients don’t love you even if they once did. Today it’s about price. There is a lot of pressure on price. The price pressure is not...

Thoughts for the Week

A week in the Bay Area… China and India are in a race of very rapid development. Europe is ripping at the seams trying to hold their EU together—the focus will be on survival of the EU. Greece, Spain….then? Which brings me to the U.S. and my week in...

Improving a Hotel

Improving a Hotel? Easy.You want to fill up during the week? You want business clients who won’t wreck the place? Stay for days? You want business clients who are quiet and pay well? Easy. So easy I don’t understand why the best (Marriott) only gets this...

Improve a Restaurant

A restaurant is one of the most difficult businesses to run. The hours are killer. The waste huge. The costs insane. The regulations stringent. It’s hard to find good employees. Harder to keep good employees. It’s common to see restaurants fold up. Too...