Longer Work Hours

Longer work hours in the U.S. is a major cause of a lowering of our competitive business position in the world.  Studies by the U.S. Department of labor confirm that people’s productivity, that is output per hour, goes down after 4.6 hours.  According to the...

Project Management

It is well documented that large organizations have a difficult time with innovation let alone invention.  The resurrection of Apple computer with imacs, ipods, and iphones is in stark contrast to stories like digital equipment who were once on fire in the...

Strong, Wise, and Good

Recently super-smart General Patraeus has told Congress we need to keep up our efforts in Iraq.  But over 60% of Americans say we need a timetable for a pullout  (USA Today).  Everyone seems confused.  We seemed to have lost our “mojo”.  We’ve degenerated from...

Above All…Be An Original

I recently returned from a trip visiting my son and daughter-in-law. They just had twin girls so life is good as well as chaotic. My son, otherwise known as “Fun Boy,” was asking for career advice. I reminded him of his college rock band days when he played bass for...