Business Blunder

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Action Speaks Louder Than Words

In March 2006, the leader of an organization wrote the following in his letter to investors:“My goal is to see [Company name] become a great...

Nikola Tesla Could Have Been The Richest Man Ever

In Oct 1882, electric street lamps were lighting portions of downtown Manhattan. By that time Edison Electric Company had 1,500 lamps in operation. Gas lighting,...

The Power of Compounding Small Daily Decisions

“Haba na haba, hujaza kibaba” [Little by little, the pot gets filled] – Swahili proverb The beauty of learning directly from intelligent fanatics, through their stories, is...

International Harvester Company – The Rise and Fall of a Monopoly

In 1902, the five largest farm machinery companies merged, including: The McCormick, Deering and Milwaukee Harvester Cos, Piano Mfg. Co, Warder, and Bushnell & Glessner to...

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