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Next Level Presentations

It is easy to create boring, unimaginative and ineffective presentations.  Just do a quick Google search and you will find a plethora of advice, resources and great blog posts on improving your presentation skills. In this post I wanted to collect a few of my favorite resources in one place for both myself and others […]

More Than Enough to be Dangerous

This month I spent my spare time moving this blog from WordPress.com to a hosted site.  The flexibility I was looking for in the hosted site quickly brought me face-to-face with the oft cited need for bloggers to have at least some HTML and CSS skills.  But have you ever looked at CSS? While there […]

Do We Deserve Our “A-Players”?

To build a great team, we are told, we need to hire the best, or as Mark Suster put it in his terrific post last week: “In my experience B players hire C people.  A begets A,  B begets C. Don’t go there.”  We have also learned through surveys like this one http://bit.ly/ROiZS to “hire […]

Strategy Triangle Revival

Right around 1997 Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema released The Discipline of Market Leaders.  It was an exciting book for me and my colleagues at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) because the book was researched by the CSC Index division.  A few years earlier CSC’s own Michael Hammer and James Champy revolutionized how we think about […]

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