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5 behaviors of Great Simplifiers

What separates the human species from others is that we  have a strong desire to create, compete and change.

For organizations, change is the catalyst to progress and growth, but often comes with a hidden cost. 284 more words

Use this simple algebraic formula to become more successful in 2017.

Sometimes leadership lessons come from the most unexpected places. While leadership fads come and go, a few timeless pieces resonate with their simplicity and pragmatism. 203 more words

the case for Europe ...and how to play

We can divide the mature stock markets of the world into three groups:  Japan, the US and Europe.

My long-held view is that Japan is a special situations market, where disastrous economic policy, hostility to foreign investors of all stripes a shrinking working population, make putting in the time to understand this intellectually fascinating culture not worth the effort for mainstream companies. 507 more words


Gifts of Leadership

I recently tweeted a link to an article on leadership by Jeff Haden at the Inc.com website. He makes points well worth remembering, so I thought I’d mention it again. 44 more words


the Trump rally and its aftermath (so far)

the Trump rally

From the surprise election of Donald Trump as president through late December 2016, the S&P 500 rose by 7.3%.  What was, to my mind, much more impressive, though less remarked on, was the 14% gain of the US$ vs the ¥ over that period and its 7% rise against the €. 449 more words

Current Market Thoughts

Mobile Devices: The Next Target for Cyber Criminals

By: Anders Erickson, CISA, CISSP, CRISC

In the most recent Threat Intelligence Report publish by Nokia, researchers found that software viruses or malware infecting mobile devices (e.g., cell phones and tablets) had increased 83 percent in the second half of 2016… 259 more words