Shamu and Me

Shamu, husbands, children, inmates, managers and employees… all respond to reinforcement.

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Power and Influence 2006

Both governments and companies suffer under illusions of power… the intoxication of the material world and the dismissal of the power within the heart and mind.

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Does Spiritual Capital Exist?

Spiritual capital is not the same as membership in religion, or participation in religion, although that may be a stimulus to building spiritual capital.

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Capitalism Lives, but…

Capitalism is a live and well, but now it is time for an internal redefinition of capitalism, the capital that matters in the new competive world economy.

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Lessons from Katrina: 2

A few of the many lessons in management and leadership to be learned from the pre and post of hurricane Katrina.

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Leadership Under Fire – Katrina’s Aftermath

The preparation and the response to “The Big One” in New Orleans should result in a complete re-assessment of how we choose and appoint our leaders. Any good corporate executive knows which jobs are best done by lawyers and which are best done by generals.

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Broad Slicing the Organization (or Country!)

In Blink the author defined thin slicing as the ability to make quick judgments. What we need now is the ability to engage in broad slicing, the ability to identify unifying themes that slice across all units and people in an organization.

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