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Is “Uberizing” the best focus for a more reliable bottom-line?

Is Uber really a true sharing economy business model?

Is “Uberizing” the best focus for a more reliable bottom-line? With 2016 business headlines dominated by the savage stock market beating taking place and the volatile energy markets, not a week goes by without my attending a meeting with someone intent on “Uberizing” an industry. While the […]

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Applying Lessons in Life to Avoid Death in Business

This week opened with news of three notable deaths, two will be greatly missed and mourned–Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello–and the third, Ron Johnson’s JCPenney demise will not.  Each offer useful examples for leaders to draw inspiration and lessons from, especially business executives. Although Mrs Thatcher was known […]

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5 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid “the Apology”

Building credibility is a lengthy and challenging process for any organization, but especially so for lesser known entities.  However difficult it is to establish credibility, and it can be lost in an instant.  For example, Tim Cook apologized to Apple’s Chinese customers after the company’s second largest […]

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