Monthly Archives: March 2013

Can Employees Be Trusted?

Because employees can’t be trusted, we have put in place a massive system of policies and controls to make sure no one steps out of line. It costs hundreds of millions of shareholder and customer dollars to manage this system, … Continue reading

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Motivation: You Either Have It Or You Don’t

As many managers know, initiative is either built into an employee or they simply don’t have it.  This recent post off Business Insider discusses some research that proves this further.  We’ve all had those employees who have zero initiative and … Continue reading

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Marisa Mayer & the Yahoo Machine

Every week continues to be interesting at Yahoo with Marisa Mayer at the helm.  It was reported this week that we should soon see a strategy for the online giant. This from CNN Money: Marissa Mayer has done quite a … Continue reading

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This would be 2005….

Pope Benedict’s election.

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This Photo Defines How We’ve Changed

This is a recent photo taken of Pope Francis speaking to the public. Take note of the amount of people in the crowd without a phone.  Mobile phone sales since 2005 have averaged between 30-40 million sales with a high … Continue reading

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Tim Cook’s Top Moves at Apple

When Tim Cook became the full-time CEO of Apple, it was one of those good news, bad news situations for him.  The good news is that he gets to run the most important tech company in the world. It’s a … Continue reading

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