I asked everyone coming down the mountain, “how was the tea?”. I got a variety of answers from “Great!” to […]
The Tyranny of Either/Or
“Either we sell products or we sell services. You can’t be good at both. They are fundamentally different businesses.” This […]
Are you a Victim or a Navigator?
“It is not my fault – it is the weather!” I am sitting waiting for my flight in Ronald Reagan […]
What Keeps Me Up at Night
As a former Senior Vice President of a publicly traded company I have been cold-called and cyber-mailed by all kinds […]
On Average People are Average
I remember the president of ComputerLand Canada, Jim Yeates saying “on average, people are average”. It was his mathematical mind stating the obvious. But, […]
Tim Cook’s Clear Impact on Apple Culture
Wow! Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO was interviewed by Bloomberg Businessweek about the reason that Scott Forstall was fired from Apple. […]
Why I’m betting big on social media’s role in evolving our brand!
I must admit that in some ways I just don’t get social media. For all the people jumping up and […]
Mergers Fail when Cultures Clash
William Wallace, a 13th century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence yelled, “Freedom!” […]
Ask me what I believe first
IBM’s CEO, Ginny Rometty was recently quoted as saying, “Clients say, ‘What’s your strategy?’, and I say, ‘Ask me what I […]
Who Drives Company Culture?
I have worked at Softchoice for more than 18 years and one of the things that has proven to be […]