Mr. Miller and the three red marbles

We hear stories every day about people making a difference in a quiet and unassuming way. Those are every-day heroes… demonstrating care and compassion, not expecting anything in return. This story is a beautiful example of that.

Hedgehogs and Foxes in the watch industry

To summarise the concept; some people see the details in everything they do, like the fox, while others are great at having a singular vision, like the hedgehog. Going back to a critical distiction in the definition of the concept, Jim Collins says it perfectly: The Hedgehog Concept is not a goal to be the best, a strategy to be to be the best, an intention to be the best, a plan to be the best. It is an understanding of what you can be the best at. The distinction is absolutely crucial.  

Don’t argue with donkeys (A Fable)

The worst waste of time is arguing with the fool and fanatic who does not care about truth or reality, but only the victory of his beliefs and illusions. Never waste time on arguments that don’t make sense… There are people who, no matter how much evidence and evidence we present to them, are not in the capacity to understand, and others are blinded by ego, hatred and resentment, and all they want is to be right even if they are not.

8 Essential Principles of Effective Leadership

Gayle Beebe has written a book on how effective and moral leaders develop and more importantly, how they must continue to develop. Too often leaders think they have made it and stop working on themselves. Eventually they become leaders in title only. He writes in The Shaping of an Effective Leader: Our understanding of leadership…

Lessons You Can Learn from Apple’s iPad Woes

As iPads are being seized by authorities in China, you may be wondering how to protect your brand globally. Here’s what you need to know. I was recently reading an article concerning Apple’s ongoing battle over the sale of its iPad tablet computers in China.  It seems that the technology juggernaut’s iPads are now being…

My Story: Sean Yazbeck of Wavsys

“One thing I learned from working with Mr. Trump for a year was that you need to have a fire in the pit of your belly to be successful, and it was my dream to start a company of my own,” says Yazbeck. Sean Yazbeck worked in the telecom staffing industry before landing a spot…