Monthly Archives: July 2016

You Forgot the Product or Service and Price

I’m not sure what’s being taught in marketing classes these days, but Smita Singh, writing in the Huffington Post (I didn’t know they covered business) has some new ‘P’s in the marketing equation: Purpose, Positioning, Personality. Wow. Several marketing mavens … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Important Leadership Skill?

Entrepreneur published this article some months ago, and it languished on my pile of things to comment on, but better late than never: Do (or have done before) what you’re asking others to do; Trust and empower your employees. Authentic, vulnerable, … Continue reading

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The Intern

As you may recall, this was a movie starring Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway. Not a great movie as movies go per se, but it has some hidden meaning for management and startups. The nominal story is that a president … Continue reading

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