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Category: Opinion

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Packy Hyland

Farewell to a Great Entrepreneur: John Patrick ‘Packy’ Hyland, Sr.

A goodbye to Packy Hyland, Sr Entrepreneurship is the art form of organization development. All art forms are about synthesizing or transforming or juxtaposing objects from one realm and infusing them with the life forces of talent, vision, and craft to create something new and quite different from anything that has existed before – something…
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The Crash of ’29 Redux

There are two factors that I think parallel the present economic crisis with the crash of 1929: credit directed at zero-sum gains and delusional leadership. Business and markets are not wise.  Both the strategic and daily decisions of businesses and individuals are about the marginal utility of a small set of transactions, on the whole. …
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Hire people, not resumes

HR is nor my specialty, but it is a crucial part of any growing business. I don’t like talking about how to retain people because, in my crusty opinion, if you hire well and are mindful of the culture of the company, people will stay. Problem employees are usually either bad hires (not neccesarily bad…
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How to write an executive summary on the west coast

My brief review of Garage.com resources

Excellence is no accident

I found this post by Joe Colopy of Bronto Software titled, The Risk Takers at Phi Beta Kappa. A favorite excert: If you want to continue your habit of excellence after graduation, you will have to learn how to take risks—and to fail more often than you’re used to. It can be difficult for people…
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