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What Must Change

Here We Go Again Well, here we go again.   If this country is going to get back on track, it will start with ethics. All of us are going to have to start doing what is right for all, or most, rather than doing what gets the most personal gain.   Lance Armstrong is...

Guest Post from BizPhyZ: Careful What You Cut!

SMASH! We put the idea of cutting expenses to survive a downturn in the BiZPhyZ Business Collider and got some very interesting results. SMASH! Slow. That is the operative word in business. Slow. Businesses have cut back to reduce expenses. Cut cut cut. Cut to...

Does Fun Undermine Management?

Command and ControlCarrot and Stick I was reading Peter Drucker this morning. He wrote an article essentially about good management not having to be “nice”. He means mushy nice. I put his entire article into a sentence so don’t judge him by that,...

Sign of a Big Problem

One of my central themes is “I know your business could be doing better.” How can I know that? There is a common symptom that indicates a lot of room for improvement at any business. Once I see this symptom, I know the business could be doing a lot better....

Brave New World

The World has changed a lot since 2008. When the U.S. economy hit the mother of all brick walls, it gave the developing countries time to catch up. And they did. What scares me is the belief in the U.S. that given a little time, a better congress, a different...