“Tomorrowland” Pitches Optimism Over Pessimism

WHICH WOLF WILL YOU FEED?

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The movie “Tomorrowland” deals with a subject we think should be more common on the big screen: optimism vs. pessimism. Although it received only mediocre ratings by the movie critics, its subject matter is four stars in our book. Why? Because it’s about time for the movie-going public to hear the em … [Read more...]

American Business Ethics are Based on Good Business

NO SHORTCUTS TO THE BANK

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We are often asked to speak about the financial advantages of American entrepreneurial practices when we speak to people in emerging markets. Even though some American entrepreneurs may have forgotten, it is our ethics that ultimately give us the edge. Compare this to the new emerging economies … [Read more...]

Millennials Want a Positive Company Culture

FUN AT WORK?

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Seems like every week there’s a new report out on Millennials. The latest one from the management consulting firm Accenture is an eye opener. 60% of the 2015 grads in the survey said they would take a pay cut to work for a company that had a “positive social atmosphere.” Sure, 70% of all those res … [Read more...]

Saving Customers and Reputation Trumps Efficiency

By the Book May Mean Goodbye

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You'd think that saving customers and protecting your company's reputation would be more important than rigid adherence to cookie-cutter scripts and standard policies. They may promise efficiency but ignore special situations. But for many companies, management is so happy to have written policies … [Read more...]