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The Only Management Advice You’ll Ever Need (or, how to get YOUR face on a bank note)

You don’t get your face on a $100 US note for nothing. Especially if you’re chubby, bespectacled, balding and ineloquent. But Benjamin Franklin did. Moreover, aside from being a renowned scientist and famous diplomat, he was also a big hit with the ladies. (His time as US Ambassador to France is the stuff of legend.) Here’s … Continue reading

Be Like James Bond: Lead the Royal Navy Way

by Andrew St. George  (edited by Duff Watkins) “The name’s Bond; James Bond.”   Actually, it’s Commander James Bond, for the world’s foremost and coolest secret agent was trained by Britain’s Royal Navy.  He learned leadership and strategy there.  Now so can you. Writer Andrew St. George spent three years with the Royal Navy and written … Continue reading

Why the Smartest People Say “NO”

by Kevin Ashton   [edited by Duff Watkins] World famous psychology professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Mike C. as he’s known in the trade) once wrote to famous creators asking them to be interviewed for a book he was writing. One of the most interesting things about his project was how many people said “no.”Management writer Peter … Continue reading

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