Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Calf Path – impatience is a virtue

The first 10 years of my career were spent at IBM, a professional period of my life that did much to form the way I view sales, marketing, management and business in general.  I’m still very influenced by all that … Continue reading

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A Message to Garcia: reliability + resourcefulness = heroism

Andrew Summers Rowan is a forgotten hero from a forgotten war.  It was the war Spain declared on the United States in 1898, largely over the issue of Cuban independence.  Ten weeks after it started, the war was over with … Continue reading

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Fatal Passage – perception is reality

“The first casualty of war is truth”, a statement attributed to U.S. Senator Hiram Johnson, an isolationist senator from California who served from 1917 to 1945 (ironically, there is some dispute about whether he actually uttered that).  But there is … Continue reading

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