Posts filed as “Excellence”

Nothing is more precious than to be able to decide

“When I set out to take Vienna, I take Vienna. Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” – Napoleon I posted about an interview we did recently with Dan Glaser, CEO of Marsh, but it’s not enough.  I’ve been reviewing the tapes and it’s so rich with cool…

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Building an international business? Go Native

I first heard the phrase Go Native (with respect to business anyway) from Stuart Hart, author of Capitalism at the Crossroads. Stuart intended this phrase as advice to companies looking to construct and gestate new products and services in partnership with indigenous markets. Last week we had an interview with Bruce Churchill, President of DirecTV…

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Know Thy Customer

Last week we spent two days in NYC Times Square filming CEOs at the Business Today conference – what an incredible opportunity.  We filmed Ron Meyer, CEO of Universal Studios, Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam, Paul Stebbins, CEO of World Fuel Services, among others and we were immediately impressed by one consistent…

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Yes you are in sales!

I know – you work in engineering, or marketing, or IT, or maybe in finance, but you are still in sales. Sure maybe you can write fantastic code – but if no one know this you may find yourself in professional Siberia. And if you think you’re not in sales, your days are numbered. In…

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