Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Dreaded Meeting

I’m minutes away from leaving for a dreaded meeting. You know, one of those meetings in which both parties are about as enthusiastic to attend a lunch with the other as they are as excited to have a root canal … Continue reading

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The Positioner

What’s the name of The Positioner in your office?  Is it Mike? Susan? Tom? We all have this person.  The person that you see coming into your office and you know the conversation will take several more minutes than what … Continue reading

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“Partnership” Translates to Nonsense

I’m at the point right now where I’m de-sensitized to the word “partnership.” When you look it up, “partnership” means a joint business venture with a right to share in profits and each incur liability.  When I think about some … Continue reading

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Fired!

Recently I received a phone call from my friend Matt.  Matt is the heir to a large construction company and has been tasked with taking the company to the next level while his parents ride off into the sunset.  Matt … Continue reading

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What Time Are You Awake?

If you’re an early riser, chances are you are a successful business executive. Some of the most successful businessmen and women have been notorious early risers including former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coach Jon Gruden who used to wake up at … Continue reading

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