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This guy is a 'business mentor'?

You’ve heard of the Peter Principle, yes? It’s the notion that people can be elevated to their “highest level of incompetence.”

Here, then, is a startling example of that principle at work. 289 more words

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Broom of the System

Wallace, David Foster. Broom of the System. Read by Robert Petkoff. New York: Hatchette Audio, 2010.

Odd. Outlandish. Offbeat. Quirky. Inventive. Crazy. These words and more drifted through my head as I read… 520 more words

Book Reviews

BizRadio: The Next Chapter in Controversy

Sunday’s Houston Chronicle had a lengthy article on former Sugar Land mayor David Wallace and his business to help rejuvenate struggling cities. Wallace has apparently closed up shop, leaving several cities in the lurch and investors wondering what happened to their money. 243 more words

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Remixing the Beats of Life: 'Eva'

Prior to screening Eva, the new release from Spanish director Kike MaĆ­llo, I happened to be driving along when the Dave Wallace remix of Everything But the Girl’s “Walking Wounded” (which can be found on… 903 more words

Musings

PHOTO GALLERY: Work in the morning, play in the afternoon --- workouts and a day at the links for charity, Feb. 27

Only a few more days until the first spring game against the Reds. Before the teams took it to the diamond, they decided to raise some money for charity. 8 more words

David Wallace: All hat and no cattle?

David Wallace talked a good game when he came to visit us at the newspaper.

I think it was around 2011. He was a partner in this high-dollar development company. 321 more words

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City cuts ties with developer, then marches on

So many questions, so few answers — at least not yet.

Amarillo’s Local Government Council, which is overseeing the city’s effort to breathe new life into the downtown business district, today cut its ties with an outfit it had hired to be the “master developer” for this project. 326 more words

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