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Air, Water, Food

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Of course, if there are too many crises in an organization, you will never get to Water, and that will only keep you going slightly longer than losing Air. . “Water” initiatives are what you need to build the business once you are certain the Air around you is sustainable. Own the clock. Always own the clock.

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Days of Empathy

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The challenge he agreed to tackle was similar to another he had turned around, and I asked him if his approach was likely to follow the same course. Recently I was reviewing a difficult business situation with one of our company’s top problem-solvers.

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The Root Word of Contemporary Is Temporary

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Of course things are different. Just when you think your expert knowledge is unequaled, it can become wildly obviated. There are four very scary words that pop up every few years that I caution you to approach with skepticism: “This time is different.”. We live in a high-stakes world of volatile change.

LEAN 104
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Is Facebook the Next AOL?

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I am suggesting that it could if Facebook does not radically rethink its business in real time and take immediate action to course correct. Of course it seems like a great idea to be closer to our friends and meet new people along the way, but if that compromises our privacy and personal security, is it worth it?

Course 61
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Blog Begets 100

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I tried to get the URL for that but of course could not, so I added Radio and there you have it, a bit of nonsense referencing radio on the internet. What Google sees matters, and what Google indexes is the whole shooting match (plus good writing, of course).

Course 40
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What’s Eating Brother Elon?

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What could you be doing to course correct that might give Musk reason to pay attention? While I probably can’t put a dent in Musk’s corrective arc (which I want to believe is on the horizon), perhaps I can open the eyes of a few mere mortals to the underlying tension of his story.

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How Fragile Is a Brand?

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Andy Grove calls it the Strategic Inflection Point , the change in market forces that happens and you miss it, and then it’s too late to course correct. Of course we will. Then a hairline fracture becomes a crack, and the crack ripples outward like a spider web, and then the ceramic whole flies apart.

Course 40