Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Death of the Bookstore Harry Potter Style…

Well if the death of the brick and mortar bookstore isn’t coming fast enough, our friends in the “Harry Potter” franchise are helping to speed it along and this time it’s not even the deplorable villain Voldemort, it’s J.K Rowling … Continue reading

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Why Did the Rabbit Cross the Road…

Leaving  the airport, I was preparing for my hour and a half commute home, where as I entered the freeway on-ramp accelerating  the car a bit extra as it was evening  and the roads were open yet the mid summer … Continue reading

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Google, To Big to Fail…

Well it looks like its Googles turn in the barrel as its been subpoenaed to show up in front of Congress to discuss it’s business practices as there is a feeling as the search giant expands, that some of its … Continue reading

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The Rise of Info Graphics…

Believe it was Napoleon Bonaparte who uttered the immortal phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” as with inflation and the rise of blogging as an Olympic sport the “thousand” is now a million however who is counting? Well … Continue reading

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Response Timing is Critical…

As we can look to the east to see the dilemma the Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou finds himself in today with the current “Plasticide” debacle which has brought Taiwan into the worlds eye questioning the validity of the food supply … Continue reading

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Anonymous…

What is “anonymous“, in out typical lexicon it means to be “unknown” yet it also infers that some form of action has taken place, yet the purveyors remain purposefully unseen.  Much as the ole Lone Ranger hid behind his mask, we … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday QE…

Wow how time flies and the young-in are growing up right before our eyes as the radio plays Harry Chapin’s “Cats in the Cradle” in the background as the jobless recovery pushes on.  As here it is June and that means … Continue reading

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Personal Tracking…

Before you start to think this post is about attaching a GPS to an estranged spouses car, well it’s not however maybe close.  The idea of this began after reading a post on the Qualified Self blog which spoke of the … Continue reading

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Listening Really Means “Waiting”…

Most people reading this post have heard at least at some point in their life that “you are born with two ears and only one mouth, so you need to listen twice as much as you talk“.  However the issue … Continue reading

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More with Less Means Leadership…

Sitting here in an MIT class regarding redefining Leadership Strategy, one of the points which struck me was the discussion that in today’s world we are being handed more responsibility with less authority.  As managerial layers are being pulled out … Continue reading

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