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Monthly Archives: July 2007
“When small men attempt great enterprises, they always end by reducing them to the level of their mediocrity.” - Napoleon Bonaparte
One of the root causes of many problems I, as much as many other entrepreneurs, face throughout the life of a company ismediocrity. Over the years I have developed an insatiable desire for perfection and excellence in the products and/or services I want put my name behind. To be honest, it isn’t particularly hard to set these types of high standards. Making your organization live by them, however, is a different story; it’s extremely difficult! I still struggle with the execution of some of these standards at times as it is a constant uphill battle. (more…)
Last week FEMA announced that 90,000 square miles were affected by Katrina, an area greater than the size of the United Kingdom! This message certainly puts the effects of this devastating storm into perspective.
In one of the early news releases after Katrina hit Louisiana last week one survivor said “This is our tsunami”. My initial reaction was “Oh, come on, you can’t even compare these two”. By now my opinion has changed, however, as I submerged myself more and more in what really happened there. (more…)
A well equipped spa is one of the perfect places for me to relax, be by myself (although Pete and Chris join me sometimes) and think without being disturbed by anything or anyone. I spent a good 4 hours doing just that earlier this morning at Burke Williams in Hollywood. Great location and, against all odds, not that crowded on a Saturday morning. I find it extremely helpful for collecting thoughts and I try to do this at least once every few weeks. (more…)