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Courage is not an agile thing

When I first embraced extreme programming (XP) there was much to be excited about, but I always felt it was odd that one of its values was “courage”. 317 more words


Charlatanism: An old problem in a modern world / Part 1

The definition of Charlatan is “…a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill…” provided by Google search. In the 17th and 18th century Charlatans were peddlers of magic cures, elixirs and potions. 553 more words

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From inactivism to interactivism - managerial attitudes to planning


Managers display a range of attitudes towards planning for the future.  In an essay entitled Systems, Messes and Interactive Planning, the management guru/philosopher… 1,084 more words


Earning trust from the bottom up

Everyone knows what’s wrong with their organisation, and how to fix it. But it’s usually impossible to get that message across. Even if someone doesn’t know… 289 more words

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Not wise to sell property or house to shore up ringgit Malaysia


ON Thursday, at a seminar organised by Malaysia Property Inc, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said it would continue to seek “opportunistic” investments abroad.There are various reasons why EPF and the other funds absolutely need to do so if they are to provide a steady dividend stream to contributors over the longer term and to diversify risk. 834 more words


Belva Ann Nelson

Title: President, Chief Executive Officer
Company: R L Nelson Construction & Foundation Repair
Location: Baytown, TX United States
Honored Member

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Jim Collins: Corporate Comparisons

Jim Collins has built an astonishingly successful career as an author, speaker and corporate commentator, on a simple methodology. Pick the best, compare them with the rest, and find differences in behaviours that appear to explain the causes. 933 more words

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