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A 150 year old Abraham Lincoln quote that is more true today than when written.

The world is a worse place than when Honest Abe wrote this piece.  In this writer’s opinion, as a species, and a society we have not progressed since the 1860’s. In fact we’ve failed. There is more war, hatred, apathy, than Mr. Lincoln dealt with, not to mention what “we” have done to mother earth in that …

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Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO. No Surprise…

From Mashable: Chris Taylor Steve Jobs, co-founder and two-time CEO of Apple, offered his resignation to the company’s board Wednesday. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know,” he wrote. “Unfortunately, …

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Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today. #in #fb

I had an experience with Apple today that was a bit of an eye-opener for me.  Not that I’m an Apple newbie or anything.  I’ve used Mac’s for most of my adult life, and generally been a huge Apple fan since I used an Apple IIE in 1982.  However for my mobile device, I have …

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10 Tips for New Entrepreneurs – Sure ways to increase your chances of success. #in

Are you a new entrepreneur or thinking of taking the plunge? Here are 10 sure fire ways to increase the chances that your new venture is successful. 1.Make sure you are ready, and other key stakeholders in your life are too! Owning and running your own business is neither easy nor boring. It surely is …

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Business wisdom from a long time ago. Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success. #in #success #winning #leadership

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Thomas Watson, the man who took over IBM and built it from a respectable business machine company into the computer giant it is today.  His son, the Jr. version was no slouch.  He oversaw the company during some of its greatest growth years and then was …

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If you have ever thought of starting a company, you MUST watch this video. http://bit.ly/knn9rj #entrepreneur #startup #business #in #tech

Techcrunch’s Disrupt conference was lucky enough to have Paul Graham, Y-Combinator founder, conduct his famous “office hours” in front of the entire conference for several startup CEO’s. This is a must-watch video for anyone who is interested in starting a company today. From Techcrunch’s Jason Kincaid: Six companies were chosen at random from the TechCrunch Disrupt …

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Don’t let “Back Stories” limit you! Harness their power! #in

Thanks to Tim Ferriss for passing on this excerpt from Peter Guber’s new book “Tell to Win“.  Guber is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, a professor at UCLA, owner of the NBA GoldenState Warriors. We are filled with stories.  These stories are powerful and often run us – and they can show up at …

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They called it Fraud Theory or “Imposter Syndrome” when I was in school… #in

From the Business Insider the article below posits that every “healthy” CEO has some level of insecurity.  It’s only a total megalomaniac that has no doubts about his or her ability to perform in a demanding role.  ??A certain overly coiffed, ex-presidential candidate comes to mind… INSTANT MBA: Good CEOs Are Insecure And Know It Today’s advice comes …

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