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Is Your Strategy Working With You or Against You?

Is Your Strategy Working With You or Against You?

When Steve Jobs was ousted from Apple, he felt betrayed by John Sculley, someone he brought into the company. Apple would eventually lose its dominant position, and Steve Jobs was brought back in. However, he quickly realized that the company had no focus. Multiple teams were building products, but no one could explain the overall …

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Is Your Culture Similar to Russian Figure Skating?

Is Your Culture Similar to Russian Figure Skating?

Everyone talks about culture but are you promoting the correct values or encouraging doping and cheating? If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and so forth.

Why the Little Details Are the Major Details

Why the Little Details Are the Major Details

I had the opportunity to see the breathtaking “O” show by Cirque du Soleil at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The show takes place inside and over a vast indoor pool where the water is kept at a toasty 29 C. The pool and performers appear and disappear throughout the show through the water in …

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AI is Making Human Creativity Even More Valuable

AI is Making Human Creativity Even More Valuable

The death of human creativity in an AI-powered world has been greatly exaggerated. Learn how AI is making humans better at what they do and why we should be hopeful for the future. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, …

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Would You Like for Us to Tip You for Your Order?

Would You Like for Us to Tip You for Your Order?

They say that necessity is the mother of all inventions. In that case, companies are being forced to innovate as they deal with a historic low unemployment market and a record number of absences due to the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. In addition, many businesses realize that their “rules” aren’t set in stone …

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To Be a Global Brand, You Need to Be Local

To Be a Global Brand, You Need to Be Local

It’s never been easier to become a global brand. However, to be global, you have to go local. Learn more about this counterintuitive lesson in today’s episode. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.