Very few people have the ability to capture their thoughts into a few words – words that leave a lasting impact, words that continue to inspire over decades or centuries and words that speak to you and give you your personal “eureka” moments.  Think about it, Aristotle lived between...

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Without improvements in the quality and completeness of data captured at source, changing the processes and systems will have little impact. Good data is the lifeblood of any business and requires effective management like all other assets – Excerpts from the PWC report: Put data first. There is a...

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Did anyone watch any good zombie movies or shows lately? I did unfortunately and the thought running through my mind watching the zombies in there was that we have our own version of zombies in the corporate world. Think about it – some people leave their minds and hearts...

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If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest ~ Benjamin Franklin What is knowledge? Is it the information we gather from various sources available in today’s always-on and seamlessly connected world? Is it...

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~~The success combination in business is: Do what you do better and do more of what you do. David Joseph Schwartz ~~ Margin improvement – this phrase usually conjures up images of budget cuts and lay-offs – and strikes fear in the hearts of the toughest managers.   But it really...

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Happiness is a positive cash flow ~ (Fred Adler – Venture capitalist) ~ Most of us in business or in sales have heard this – Revenue is vanity, Margin is sanity and …Cash is king. I have written about the importance of tracking cash flow related metrics in one of...

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