I receive a lot of email thanking me for Monday Morning Memo® (latest one is below) or offering other views. I try to respond to them all. The subscription list keeps growing, now past 15,000.Yet, every so often, perhaps twice
This week's focus point: After World War I, the Sykes-Picot Agreement divided the middle east according to British and French interests (with Russia agreeing). The geopolitical lines drawn were arbitrary and capricious, ignoring tribes and historic settlement (and even common
1. You create your own truth. State what the reality is. "You are wrong about attrition."2. Friends can kill you. Choose them carefully, and don't regard them as permanent.3. Behaviors are consistent. Always act correctly, not just "when it matters."4.
This week's focus point: Logic makes people think, emotion prompts them to act. Hence, "paralysis by analysis," and similar stalemates. The current debates about Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's release after a prisoner swap reflect both logic and emotion. Decision making is
Consultants: Don’t Let These Marketing Pitfalls Derail Youby Linda PopkyAs a marketing expert who consults with a wide range of organizations, I am often asked about the most common mistakes consultants and small business owners make when it comes to
There are many ways to be annoying typo-hunters. Here's an excerpt from my current Monday Morning Memo®: Monday Morning Perspective: A billion seconds ago it was 1951. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive and walking in Galilee. A billion hours ago