Starting with Nothing

Starting with Nothing

If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved with that nothingness. – Tadeo Ando   Last year a large public university near where I reside appointed a new Dean of the Business School. In a newspaper article he stated that he would be...
Joy of the People

Joy of the People

  Things won, are done. Joy’s soul lies in the doing. – William Shakespeare   Manoel Francisco dos Santos was a man, born in poverty in Pau Grande, a poor area in the State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil, in 1933. He was a cripple, with one leg almost 2 ½ inches shorter...
A Smarter Sales System

A Smarter Sales System

Simplicity – the art of maximizing the work not done – is essential. – From the Principles of the Agile Manifesto   I’ve used Salesforce.com for years and also helped clients set-up, structure and develop best practices with the Salesforce.com...
The Guru

The Guru

The disciplines of Total Quality and Six Sigma methods have become prominent in many progressive health care organizations. Six Sigma was a very hot topic in the late 90’s when I worked for a Fortune 50 Company . In my first job in health care, the President of the...