Category: Building on Strength

The Genius and the Businessman

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It’s amazing how often I’m approached by someone with a great idea, or even an invention, who wants me to connect them with a businessperson. “All I need,” they often say, “is someone to sell this for me.” The sad thing is that most of them want to pay their businessperson a pittance  »  Read More

Strengths, Weaknesses, Your Team, and You

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In the last few years, “strengths-based” leadership has become the Curly Washburn Solution of the day. You may recall that Washburn was the grizzled old cowboy played by Jack Palance in City Slickers. Curly told the city slickers that there’s a secret of life and it’s “one thing”  »  Read More