No One is Irreplaceable

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The whole team knew Bob drank Maalox out of the bottle like it was a cold beer on a hot day. It was no wonder, Bob’s job was incredibly stressful. He worked long hours to accomplish nearly impossible deadlines. To Bob’s credit, he was intelligent, talented, and willing to do anything to get the job done. But to say he

Dancing with Recession

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We’ve been hearing a lot about the recession lately. This reminded me of a conversation I had a few years ago with a property developer. Sam’s company purchased land all over the country – usually close to college campuses. They built and managed apartment houses, selling them after a few years.

What’s Extinct in Your Company

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One of the most innovative scientific ideas today is reviving extinct species: the mammoth, the laughing owl, and the carrier pigeon. In all, thousands of species have gone extinct in the last 100 years.