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tag: change

The Culture, Their Spirit Lives On 33 Years Later

14 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Over the years I have written and spoken frequently about how change in the business landscape effects strategy, leadership skills, executive careers and, indeed, the existence of entire companies. Change takes a staggering toll on companies and people.  If you look at the Fortune 500 from the mid-1950s only 50 or so companies remain on […] Read more»

DREAMS: Wisdom + Action Plan = Success

4 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
“If you really want something you have to work for it.  Now be quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers.” – The great American philosopher, Homer Simpson   TYLER, Texas — As we speed to the end of summer this Labor Day weekend, I have been thinking about a line I used in a […] Read more»

The Stories Behind Leadership Success

19 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
  “When I was young I fell in love with stories…” ~  “Projectionist”,  Sleeping At Last   The love of stories is an important quality for writers, movie producers and directors, preachers and chief executive officers. This leadership quality is an especially important asset for executives in an industry undergoing transformative change with consolidations, layoffs, […] Read more»