Category Archives: Corporate Culture

When the Impossible Turns Out to be…Impossible

I’m a great believer in overcoming “impossibilities” but even hard-working eternal optimists get hit with the reality that impossible sometimes exists. Tristar MGA is closing her doors on February 15, 2012 after 21 years and those of us who believed in her are trying … Continue reading

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Fighting the Persistent Perception

What happens if you come across a persistent perception that stands in your way? You get tested…so does your own perception. It’s ok to question your optimism, in fact it’s always a good idea. But once you’ve decided a project … Continue reading

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The Persistant Perception

Perception can not be dismissed, regardless of how factually inaccurate it is. Marketing experts know and utilize this truth through advertizing that seeks to influence perception, sometimes without regard for reality but sometimes they just want folks to look at … Continue reading

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Acres of Diamonds (Part 2) – A Great Story to Kick off 2012

Acres of Diamonds (Part 2) – A Great Story to Kick off 2012. Creatively exploring new possibilities is a big trend, mainly because of today’s economy. We must be leaner and implement more effective, efficient methodologies in order to compete. … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Shark Tank

I don’t watch Shark Tank but it came up in conversation this morning. It’s an interesting concept and one that interests me as a Corporate Philosopher because it highlights the struggles entrepreneurs fight through every day, from small start-ups to … Continue reading

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Blogging’s Best

As many people diss internet activity, I’m finding more and more to love about it. I am an avid reader of blogs and every once in a while I find a gem worthy of sharing. To that end, I have … Continue reading

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What’s contagious about fish?!

Pikes Place Market…an iconic fish market that is world reknown…how does a fish market become world reknown? I’m not going to analyze that here, there is more than one factor determining success or failure but I am going to talk … Continue reading

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