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People are waiting for “follow-me” leaders. They’re watching for alignment between what is said and what is done. They’re looking for people they can trust. They’re looking for people like you. Russell, Nan S.. “Introduction”. The Titleless Leader: How to Get Things Done When You’re Not in Charge. Career Press. © 2012. Books24x7. <http://common.books24x7.com/toc.aspx?bookid=46403&gt; (accessed […]


LIFE magazine is exceptional. I have come across old issues on google books, for example this one from 1949, and I am amazed and delighted. Something simple, yet enticing makes these old ads and magazine articles to appear fabulous to me. Perhaps the thought that back in those times, life was indeed simpler.. or just […]


I have recently read an article in Project Management Today magazine, about being involved in projects and the difficulty of bringing them successfully to completion. No doubt it is not easy at all to stop a project, be it so that we might be blinded by several factors on the way – one being the […]


entrepreneurs

23Sep07

“The recognition of the existence of potential profits means that an entrepreneur had particular knowledge that other people didn’t have. Having this unique knowledge means that profits are not the outcome of random events, as the EMH suggests. For an entrepreneur to make profits, he must engage in planning and anticipate consumer preferences. Consequently, those […]


Win smallWin earlyWin often People can’t argue with successStart smallDon’t overpromise


misc from books

28Jun07

“rational goals pursued through inspirational leadership” rational – analyticalinspirational – detached Myers-Briggs, Fekete — “profiling” (to look for) “corporate cultures need to be adaptive and must be strategically aligned to a changing business environment” –> flexible “Japanese companies were not always successful, especially not in their globalization processes” “corporate culture hype”corporate culture –> success “Courage […]


oil in Europe

11Jan07

“Russia supplies a quarter of the EU’s oil and over two-fifths of its natural gas. “ CNN article – Russian oil flows through Belarus, January 10, 2007