Beyond Oneself

Taken from the book Good to Great, by Jim Collins: David Maxwell, like Darwin Smith (ex-CEO Kimberly-Clark) and Colman Mockler (ex-CEO Gillette), exemplified a key trait of Level 5 leaders: ambition first and foremost for the company and concern for its success rather than for one's own riches and personal renown. Level 5 leaders want... Continue Reading →

The Change Log

I'm currently writing a new content management system (CMS) that I will be replacing my current WordPress installation with. I had written one before, way back in 2003, and was actually pretty happy with it. But as WordPress gained in popularity, I didn't want to get left behind, so I jumped onto the WordPress bandwagon... Continue Reading →

Psyching Out an Opponent

I would just like to share with you this passage I came across in a fantastic book I'm currently reading, called Winning - The Psychology of Competition, by Stuart H. Walker: Provocation and intimidation may effectively neutralise some competitors. Evoking guilt feelings may be more effective with others. Some of your competitors are saying, like... Continue Reading →

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