Tag archive for success

The soft side of innovation

 It’s the Era of Innovation: everybody claims it, loves it, and wants it.  Presumably the competition has reached the point where old tricks like location, advertising, cost structure or branding can no longer ensure the peace of mind and wallet of shareholders. Technology is the…

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Private Victory

Victory, achievement, podium, record, success or award … all words to describe a wonderful story in which somebody, a person or a group of people, has accomplished something better, faster or more beautiful.  A moment that decisively marks sometimes an episode sometimes the whole story…

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Somebody

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.”       This quote has been labeled as funny by a specialized site.  However after the first moments of smile I have seen a lot of seriousness and…

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Ambition

A long time ago I was told that ambition is a defect and this forceful statement (as it came from an adult and I was just a child) revolted me.  Since then, times and again, I have bumped into this negative label of ambition.  This…

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Just human

We would love to be faultless, invincible and perfect.  Childhood cartoons are full of characters encouraging children to believe they can someday become Super Man/Woman.  Adventure novels or computer games are populated with characters that defeat anything anytime.  The fighters make the essence of many…

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The leader’s team

The demise of a prime minister: frequent reality in crisis. Changing top managers: a reality independent of crisis. Changing football coaches: a blank reality. The leader is the flag carrier, the main pleader for his own solution, the recipient of external reactions and also the…

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New beginning

We like the idea of New Year which we define next to a new and repetitive chance to do what we haven’t done, to succeed where we have failed, to improve.  Hence the enthusiasm and symbolism of New Year’s Eve.  We see it as a…

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Shopping

It’s gifts time!  The occasion to prove the friendship, affection and love we have for the others.  It’s an event.  One day in a full year when we all try to benefit in order to bring smiles, hugs and contentment to the others. It is…

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The sacrifice

In chess, the sacrifice is defined as a move by which a piece is given up in the hope of gaining tactic or positioning advantages. To insiders, this is a master move given the intelligence of the assumed risk.  To the novices, this is a…

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Andrew Carnegie

He was born in a very poor family and he became arguably the richest man in the world. He attended only primary school education and he donated immensely to libraries and universities. He was a business tycoon and he was also the biggest philanthropist. His…

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