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Political Decisions, Risky Business

Political decisions

Risky business

Political decisions are risky because they’re public and they’re personal. They’re political because they’re about principles, policy and personalities. They’re important and unavoidable.

Political decisions have to be made, not just in politics… in business and in life. The question is, will the decision be guided by the principals and the policy objectives...

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Listen to Mom

Listen to Mom

Even when she’s not there

 

My Mom passed away almost eighteen months ago, but I still hear her talking to me, telling me her favourite stories, responding with great one-liners and encouraging me to do better and be better. I still try to make her proud.

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Image is everything

Image is everything

Don’t let packaging become a problem

Does your packaging provide a competitive advantage? Does it appeal to customers and enhance your brand name? Raise your corporate profile?

Or is it annoying and dysfunctional? Loud and obnoxious, attracting the wrong kind of attention.

The trick is to make packaging decisions in favour of the customer first. Not...

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Perfect enough

Perfect enough

Time to expose the flaws

artist at work (2)Don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for procrastinating. You can continue making improvements, editing, revising, polishing, testing and tuning without ever releasing a final product. But at some point, you have to decide it’s perfect enough.

It’s time to...

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