Tag Archives: Learning

QR Books – The Next Big Wave to Catch


Do you love to stay informed on the best thought leaders as well as find time to review the classic literature in your field? Successful individuals always answer yes to this question. The rub is finding the time do both while executing … Continue reading

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The Sweet Spot in Business Books


The more I read about the latest and greatest new perspective on business practices, and I do marvel at the insights each book provides, the more I see something at the center of each message Continue reading

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Teaching the Teacher


How do you know if you’re an effective teacher? Tonight provided an opportunity worth sharing. Continue reading

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The 80/20 rule or why the rich get richer


So my motto is, “If you do what successful people do, the same thing will happen to you.”
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Edwards Deming and the Family Business


 I recently was turned on to a 1984 video by W. Edwards Deming, the guru of Japanese quality and innovation. In the Five Deadly Diseases of Management, Deming correctly identifies the short term focus of management as well as the … Continue reading

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The Cart Before the Horse: When Not to Innovate


Innovation is hot. Everywhere is another book, publication, blog or daily tweet on the need to innovate, how to innovate, why to innovate and/or lessons learned from the great innovators. According to N-Gram Viewer, a Google innovation, 118,000 books were … Continue reading

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How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?


Swimming along it occurred to me that learning how to think when everything around you is changing is way different than just thinking about future changes. Continue reading

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