Monthly Archives: October 2008

Give it time #2

Following through on the last post…as Harry Cohn (1891-1958), film producer is reported to have said: “Give me two years, and I’ll make her an overnight star.” That’s is the story of most successful businesses and people.
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Give it time

How long does it take to develop a company? Would it motivate you or depress you if we said, at least 5 years? Continue reading

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Will the Real Businesses, Please Stand up!

While the world continues to be at the edge, coming times shall be kinder to old fashioned, “middle-class” businesses. Good ol’ profit making companies would be back in favour, solid customer relationships would be indeed an asset and committed workforce … Continue reading

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Scale on Sale

Nearly all of us talk about scale, scale and scale for not realising that scale is but a factor of excellence. Master musicians, chefs can NOT be scaled overnight, those ordinary mortals work hard, learning and mastering tricks the hard … Continue reading

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“World on the Edge”

This is the cover page headline¬†of the October 4th, 2008 issue of The Economist, showing a man looking down¬†from the breaking edge of a cliff. A few days ago, with some friends the conversation drifted from the state of politics … Continue reading

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