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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»

Going Small Versus Big

18 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
We all recognize the popular business cliche, bigger is not always better.  It is a nice sentiment, especially if your organization is included in the small category. To give “big” its due, there are certain advantages to using a big company for certain types of jobs where capital structure or geographic diversity are critical, such […] Read more»

Innovative Packaging

8 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In every industry there are certain accepted truths regarding success. In real estate it is location, location, location. In the cell phone space, it is all about the innovation and effectiveness of software architecture, the innovative features and elegance of design and performance. In merchandising it is all about packaging and telling a story. In […] Read more»