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Consider this a public service announcement, for those of you who don't know better:  Please don't TYPE IN CAPS.  Those of us who live in the technology world equate typing in caps to screaming, and quite literally we hear a screaming voice in our heads every time we read an email written in all ...
I have a very specific way I compensate employees, which I'd like to share.  I've found that this method does a great job of aligning an employee's interests with the company's, which is a "nirvana" of sorts considering how mis-aligned an employees interests can often be with a company's. I'm go...
I was lucky enough to be in GE's "Technical Leadership Program" after graduating from college, and that experience gave me a huge respect for a company that most of us associate with kitchen appliances. The truth is that GE is about far more than that, and in fact I'd consider them one of the mo...
I don't know who first came up with the 80/20 rule, but I feel it should be a guiding principle of business. Whether we know it or not, the 80/20 rule applies: You get 80% of the value of anything from 20% of the work. Then you do the other 80% of the work to get the last 20% of value. In fact, ...
1 Have a vision. Be demanding  ... by Colin Powell 2 Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier  ... by Colin Powell 3 You don't know what you can get away with until you try  ... by Colin Powell 4 The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this ...
I have this little analogy that i like to tell people who are interested in starting a business. Think of your business as a restaurant.  What you're telling me is that you want to take a piece of land at what you consider to be a good location, and build a restaurant. I say, instead of building...
I can't begin to emphasize enough how important the email indexing tools from Google, MSN & Yahoo are.  Somehow the allmighty Microsoft corporation forgot that it's hard for humans to find data on their hard drives because the Windows search functionality is painfully slow.  And the Outlook sear...
I have learned (as many of us have) that customer service at most companies generally sucks. Companies are in love with frustrating & endless voicemail trees (hey, at least if you're going to subject us to the VM tree, make it so that if someone presses "0", it goes to a real live person. Please...
Fascinating aritcle in the Wall Street Journal today about attracting Korean investors.Has anyone tried this?  Especially telling was the line that "Korean investment in overseas property skyrocketed to a more-than-34-fold increase last year, reaching $775.1 million in new purchases from $22.7 mi...
If you've ever hired (and had to fire) anyone, you probably realize it's painfully obvious that a person's resume has just about nothing to do with how good a candidate that person will be for any given job. That's why I've found a better way, for which I, along with the co-author Dwight Dunton,...

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