Will Elitism Hamper Amazon Buying Whole Foods?

Will Elitism Hamper Amazon Buying Whole Foods?

Today I have been asked many times about my take on the headline “Amazon Buying Whole Foods.” What I think is that this whole (no pun intended) thing is a little surprising to me. For one thing, the 13.7 billion dollar valuation doesn’t seem that…

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Good Business Policy Is Easy…No Jerks A-Z of Business

What’s your business policy? I believe everyone has one. Mine is a No Jerky People Policy. Let me explain… Last week, I was at a wine dinner with George Daou, founder of Daou Vineyards in Paso Robles, California. He is everything you would expect–charming, interesting,…

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Making Mistakes In Business Is Important: A-Z Of Business

“It’s ok to make mistakes” is a clichéd and mostly misunderstood concept. Merriam-Webster defines a mistake as an error in judgment, but it can also be an error in action, calculation, or opinion, caused by poor reasoning, carelessness, or insufficient knowledge. We tend to think…

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Blended

I was reminded recently of how important diverse points of view are, and how important it is to  embrace the concept of all different walks of life —different ages, types of expertise and expressions. It is such a basic concept, that I find it really…

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Energy And Excitement

Last week was a fantastic learning experience for me. I’ve been working with the CEO of a company who is working on technology that is incredibly exciting. In fact, he is doing really great things for the planet. Over dinner, when I gave him Kudos for…

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