Archive for February 2013

The Name Loses the Game

Last week was tough if your name is on the company door. It opened with an article in the USA Today about 8 high-profile founders who wrecked their companies, and the week ends with news that Trump Plaza in Atlantic City ignited a fire sale that may help […]

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Magic Mirror on the Wall, Who Is the Fairest One of All?

No fundamental is more critical for sustained business success than Aristotle’s “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” yet too many businesses fall victim to fairy tale logic than the wisdom of one of Western philosophy’s founding thinkers. Thanks to USA Today,  here’s another […]

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Political Correctness: The Lady Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks – Remembering Mayor Ed Koch

Edward I. Koch will long be remembered as a great New York City mayor who rescued his city from financial ruin.  Unfortunately, New York state was deprived of a superior governor because the qualities that made him not only the greatest politician of my lifetime but, for my money the most […]

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