Business Lessons From Casablanca

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 [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:48+00:00December 9th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

5 Leadership Lessons From Tim Cook – Business Insider

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 [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:48+00:00December 7th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks – Business Insider

19 Amazing Ways CEO Howard Schultz Saved Starbucks - Business InsiderHero -Scott On January 8, 2008, the second day Howard Schultz was the newly-reinstated CEOof Starbucks Corp., its stock jumped 8 percent. A few days later, Schultz read a MarketWatch article about turnaround CEOs. Its author advised that Schultz follow the lead of CEOs like [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:54+00:00November 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Howard Schultz Quotes – Business Insider

Howard Schultz Quotes - Business Insider Not content with having conquered coffee, Howard Schultz recently announced that the company’s making a strong push at dominating tea. It’s been met with some skepticism, but so has a lot of what Schultz has done.  He’s known for taking some unconventional strategic paths, including shutting down every store [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:54+00:00November 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Female CEOs And Supportive Husbands – Business Insider

Female CEOs And Supportive Husbands - Business Insider After their daughter Annie was born, Gail McGovern and her husband established what came to be known as the “kitchen calendar rule.” At the time, McGovern worked for AT&T overseeing 10,000 employees; her husband ran a large unit of Hewlett-Packard. They both needed to travel regularly for [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:55+00:00November 11th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

18 Tips For Success From Richard Branson –

18 Tips For Success From Richard Branson - Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 at the age of 20, and he hasn’t looked back. He’s the only entrepreneur to have built eight separate billion-dollar companies in eight different industries — and he did it all without a degree in business. "Had I pursued my education long enough to [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:00+00:00September 27th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments