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The Baker’s Dilemma – A Parable

In a small village there was a bakery shop. Its owner had inherited the bakery from his father, who had inherited it from his father before him. It was not the only bakery in the village, but it was well … Continue reading

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Ketchup Physics 101

“Shake and shake the catsup bottle. None will come, and then a lot’ll.” – Richard Armour I couldn’t resist. I needed a bit of humor today, at least to break the tension. Beyond that, how can one resist someone “applying” … Continue reading

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Keeping Ahead of the Wave

You’ve probably noticed by now, things around you are changing and changing faster.  Which means it gets tougher to see problems and issues before they arise and actually practice Strategic Problem Anticipation.  Or what we might call Defensive Driving in … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in a Career By Really Trying – Growth Potential

Closely related to Competence is the attribute of Growth Potential – can you grow in your skills and can you add new skills, not just tangible skills, but also intangible ones.  Growth potential is one of the more important attributes … Continue reading

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