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Improve Morale — Increase Motivation! Part Six

M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant, CSSP, Inc. Note:  This article is part of a series taken from Dana Baldwin’s article Improve Morale-Increase Motivation originally published in Compass Points in January 2003.  Although this article was written in 2003, these tips are timeless. In Part One, we defined morale and motivation and said that one way […]

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Is Strategy About Perfection?

By Robert W. Bradford, President & CEO In a word, no.  There is no perfect strategy, and even the best strategy can become obsolete given time.  Strategy is about finding what works, and in a world of imperfect information, that can mean experimentation. This fact makes good strategy a daunting prospect to some entrepreneurs and […]

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Improve Morale — Increase Motivation! Part Five

M. Dana Baldwin, Senior Consultant Note:  This article is part of a series taken from Dana Baldwin’s article Improve Morale-Increase Motivation originally published in Compass Points in January 2003.  Although this article was written in 2003, these tips are timeless. In Part One, we defined morale and motivation and said that one way to improve morale […]

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Lessons Learned: Flint, Michigan

By Denise Harrison, Senior Consultant How do you anticipate unexpected outcomes from good ideas?  Flint, Michigan under financial duress made many decisions to improve its financial condition.   One decision was to change its water source from Detroit Water Sewerage Department (DWSD) to an alternative, cheaper source.  The three year transition plan was put in place.  […]

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