Monthly Archives: December 2013

Learning Aptitude Lessons From Government Mistakes

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Costly Lack of Knowledge In 2006, headlines blazed across the New York Times newspaper: Army admits design flaws in New Orleans levee system. The Army Corps of Engineers and several outside engineering panels found extensive flaws in the design, construction, … Continue reading

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Business Lessons from 2 TV Show Plotlines

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The Big Valley This 1960s western can be found in reruns on nostalgia TV, and a particular episode had me shaking my head ran recently. You what had happened was… a large Berkeley holding, a Gold mine flooded and the solution … Continue reading

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Baby Boom

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Entrepreneurial Lessons from Film & TV Failure to look before leaping is a common theme often played for laughs in Hollywood. Consider J.C.Wyatt graduates from the top of her class at Harvard with an MBA. She develops a reputation as … Continue reading

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Motherhood & Self-Employment

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Why Some U.S. Moms Choose to Leave traditional 9-5 Jobs Much has been written for decades about support and family friendly policies in the U.S. or lack thereof. And lists featuring family support systems in European and Scandinavian countries often … Continue reading

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Music Business Pitfalls

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I Want my Name Back! How many times will this story be told but the lessons not learned? PBS host Tavis Smiley recently asked this question of Master Gee, one of the original founders of the internationally known Sugar Hill Gang, … Continue reading

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela– Madiba.

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Go Well, Great Leader

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