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Entries from September 2008

“I never predict. I just look out the window and see what is visible – but not yet seen” (Peter Drucker)

September 25th, 2008 · Add Comment

Drucker’s great thought on “predicting” the future. Businesses don’t really have to PREDICT things. Knowing future is not even possible. It is not given to us. The point is, however, to better SEE and understand today’s business in order to be successful in the future. Tweet

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The standard-of-living bubble

September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a recent Fortune magazine, Geoff Colvin suggests that we may be approaching the end of the next bubble: standard-of-living bubble. Stock prices are back where they were 8 years ago, and home prices are where they were 5 years ago. Personal savings are decreasing, while financial markets are going through extremely challenging times, with […]

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Track Your Customers Pulse (Part Two): Tweet Tweet Insights

September 2nd, 2008 · Add Comment

Are you listening now? Have you followed the advice of the last post? Great, now it’s time to take it one step further. Have you heard of twitter? Are you using it? If you said no to both questions you’re probably in the majority. While not everyone uses twitter, the ones that do are usually […]

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