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Are You Deciduous Or Coniferous? (Guest Post)

Honestly, I’m not taking a break (again). I just think I tend to recognize notable things when they pop up. This guest post is a short piece by Jessica Hagy from Forbes complete with her trademark graphics.  Her thoughts are of … Continue reading

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Bonsai, Bodegas, and Boredom – 3 The Boredom Consequence

While we are all created as learning beings, not all of us manage to embrace that and put it into practice.  As a consequence, it appears to be somewhat easy to place people into simple but useful groups by observing … Continue reading

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Bonsai, Bodegas, and Boredom – 2 The Bodega Conundrum

In wrestling with the concept of constant growth (Fundamental Principle 11: The Bonsai Effect) in nature, a potential conundrum in looking at the business world through the same lens came to mind. The Small Business Administration reports that in the US there are … Continue reading

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Bonsai, Bodegas, and Boredom: 1 The Bonsai Effect [FP]

A few years ago I rekindled my interest in growing bonsai (‘tree-in-pot’) as a pastime.  I say rekindled, as I once had a bonsai tree (purchased) in the early 1970’s that I promptly showered with benign neglect that eventually led … Continue reading

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