Category Archives: Organization

IBM Co Investing in Training – Employees Staying Relevant in this Fast Pace Technological Society

Computerworld broke this week that IBM recently distributed a letter to a select group of IBM employees.  According to Computerworld, a copy of the Sept. 12 memo was sent to IBM employees in its Global Technology Services strategic outsourcing group. The memo … Continue reading

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Instead of Being Interesting, Be Interested…..In Constantly Learning.

I recently read a Harvard Business Review article: The Best Leaders are Insatiable Learners. The author, Bill Taylor, discusses one of the more revered and read speeches of John Gardner  and the importance of constantly learning, growing and renewing yourself.  … Continue reading

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Leadership Observations and Mantras

08232012 mentor circle_presentation_-_observations_and_mantras_08232012-2 from Rachel Ybarra

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Engaged Employees Equates to Success for All

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Save Yourself the Energy and Help Business Get Back Value – Opt Out

If you receive direct mail and you do not respond, save yourself the energy and the soliciting company some cold hard cash and OPT OUT.   There are options to reduce or permanently opt out of receiving offers: Opt Out … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett – Value Strategy on Purchases

I am listening to an audio of the life of Warren Buffett called The Snowball. Interesting observations so far (half way through the audio book). While these are not overt observations depicted in the book, you can draw the conclusions. … Continue reading

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Peace in the Valley

Find Peace in the Valley….stand still and listen. The answers are right in your range of capturing and capitalizing them!!!!

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Internal Controls and Accountability – Corporate Culture Necessities

This week another “what is going on” happened in the financial industry.  This time it is UBS and 31-year-old UBS trader Kweku Adoboli who is accused of rogue trading with estimated losses now closer to $2.3B.  The activity had been … Continue reading

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Learn from History: Transparency in Corporate Culture is Essential

I am watching a rerun of “Enron: Smartest Guys in the Room“.  Had the Stockholders had transparency into the company, the corporate culture and the legacy of leadership decisions, things would have been different.  A sad story of how so … Continue reading

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Corporate Culture and Steve Jobs. It is a Company Valuation Discussion.

Steve Jobs announced his resignation and CEO replacement this week.  The market flurried on the news, articles and cable segments were plentiful on Job’s revolution of the world, his greatness, his attention to detail, how round two leadership differed from … Continue reading

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