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How Companies Can Thrive in a 3° World

How Companies Can Thrive in a 3° World

The world is getting warmer, and companies need to think about adjusting to extreme climate events. Even if you don’t operate in a climate-danger zone, you will be affected by the increasingly wild events we are seeing.  If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, …

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Why Was Starbucks Born in Seattle and Not Milan?

Why Was Starbucks Born in Seattle and Not Milan?

In April 2021, two Italian states had a clash of history. In a way, it was a short reminder that for most of history, Italian states were at war with each other. How they ever came to unite under one banner is an incredible achievement.  Unlike previous arguments, this one centered around an unexpected question: …

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The Peculiar Reasons Why Some Restaurants Thrive In Any Economy

The Peculiar Reasons Why Some Restaurants Thrive In Any Economy

The restaurant business is tough in normal times and even tougher during the pandemic. However, there are always restaurants that seemed to thrive in any economy while others will close down in one year. In this episode, I talk about the reasons behind these discrepancies and the lessons for any business. If you enjoyed this …

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How Intel Lost Its Way In a World That Loves Chips

How Intel Lost Its Way In a World That Loves Chips

Every morning when I open my Macbook Air, I am amazed at how quickly it comes back to life. It’s almost instant. I then proceed to go through my workday without ever waiting for apps or documents to open. As they say in the commercials, it just works. You may say that this is just …

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Are You a Team or Just a Group of Individuals?

Are You a Team or Just a Group of Individuals?

Watching the Euro Cup 2020, I was reminded that some companies operate in teams while others are just a group of individuals. In this week’s episode, learn about the value of blinking green lights and walking signs. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, …

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