How To Be A Great ManagerAs I’ve shared before, I’m very selective when it comes to pop leadership articles. However, this one lays out clarity to something that should be common sense…but often is not.
THE fiscal cliff is not really a “cliff”; the entire country won’t fall into the ocean if we hit it. Some automatic tax cuts will expire; the government will be forced to cut some expenditures. The cliff is really just a red herring. Likewise, any last-minute deal to avoid the spending cuts and tax increases [...]
Business Lessons From Casablanca A little bit of stretch for an analogy. However, I like Casablanca so much, and, Rick is absolutely an 18/8 Man…so I’m posting -Scott ————— One mistake many companies make is emphasizing short-term profit at the expense of long-term value. In squeezing every dollar out of a business today, the companies [...]
Tim Cook—unlike his predecessor, Steve Jobs—famously doesn’t crave the spotlight. So his most recent interview with Businessweek, which appears as a the magazine’s cover story, offered a rare glimpse into Cook’s life as CEO of Apple. The discussion ranged from product design to manufacturing; he announced the company will expand its manufacturing operation in the [...]