Tag Archives: perspective

March 19, 2009

Business Decline of 33% – How’s Yours?

I’ve been speculating for the past few months — not with stocks or bonds, not with gold or guns but with a projection for the remodeling industry.  Make that “my remodeling industry”.  There are many remodelers who fly ‘under the radar’ and with whom I have little or no contact – they don’t join the […]

Management Theory
March 16, 2009

What it takes to be a successful CEO!

As I survey the landscape of clients, colleagues and friends in the remodeling industry, I look for patterns of success as well as patterns of failure.  These patterns, I’ve discovered, are not black and white, but shades of gray.  That’s one of the beauties of growing older (of which there are many to my mind) […]

Management Theory, Surviving the recession
March 12, 2009

Stop it, right now!

I recently returned from facilitating a Remodelers Advantage peer group review – a good meeting with good people.  There was lots of conversation about what to do next and how to accomplish all that needed doing gracefully and with forethought.  Compassion, gracefully and focused were words used many times over those 3 days.  Many good […]

Economics and politics, Management Theory
June 23, 2008

Go with the Flux

“Most of us do not accept or even believe in the continual flux of life.  However strange this may seem, once we truly accept this at a physical level, we will not need to search for certainty … As you tackle the tribulations of life insight helps you refrain from taking yourself, your challenges, and […]

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June 20, 2008

Thought for the year!

Wittgenstein:  “Don’t get involved in partial problems but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if the view is still not a clear one!”   During this period of economic uncertainty, of global unrest and persistent revisionism on topics of varying import, maintaining a sense of […]

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