Month: May 2013

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Month: May 2013

Leadership in 3D

by William DiPaolo

In an executive meeting a short time ago I introduced a concept I jokingly called Leadership in 3D. While the name might be silly, I believe you’ll find the concept helpful in your own business. I define management as the oversight and improvement of existing processes. Leadership I define differently. To me, leadership is the […]

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The World’s Most Powerful Word

by William DiPaolo

Today our top managers, along with Alan and I met with three different corporate design firms. Cogent Road is growing rapidly and will be moving to new space soon. One firm suggested that maintaining our culture may become increasingly difficult as we get larger. I replied that while it may appear difficult – culture can be […]

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Good things grow. And growing takes time.

by William DiPaolo

In my last post I explained how continual lust for money has corrupted the business community to such an extent that companies selling nothing are worth $70 billion and 18 month old companies that sell nothing are worth $1 billion. Software that sells advertising is not a business – in the same way that a […]

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Does the Doughnut Sandwhich Mean We’ve Lost Our Way?

by William DiPaolo

The other day I read that Dunkin Donuts, in order to increase sales, is market testing its own version of the breakfast sandwich –  a heart-stopping combination of bacon and egg, sandwiched in a glazed doughnut. Is this what today’s restaurants call “food” these days? From what I can tell, the Doughnut Sandwhich may actually be a hit. And […]

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