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Review: On Truth

Published on 7 Feb 2008 at 2:27 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust.

Frankfurt says, “It is well known, of course, that a cavalier attitude toward truth is more or less endemic within the ranks of publicists and politicians…”

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Stupidity

Published on 5 Sep 2007 at 11:06 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Business and Corporation Related, Main Stream Media, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Or, why hire an expert if you’re not going to listen?

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Marketing is the Crack Cocaine of Industry

Published on 12 Jun 2007 at 9:19 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Brain Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values, Public Relations and Marketing.

“Marketing” as a substitute for product is a short-term fix.

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Memo to Management

Published on 30 Apr 2007 at 4:56 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Limited Lie-ability, In Corporations We Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

Think you know what your employees care about? Maybe you don’t….

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It’s Easy…..

Published on 5 Apr 2007 at 9:36 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, In Corporations We Trust, Technopolitical, Business and Corporation Related, Humor.

It’s easy to get results with great people. The trick is to do it with the people you’ve got.

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Cargo Cult Enviro-Science

Published on 22 Jun 2006 at 2:07 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Thanks for Playing, Brain Trust.

Imagine what that will do to nocturnal creatures!

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Tipsy Regulation

Published on 14 Jun 2006 at 10:49 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust, Government: Federal, State and Local.

One wonders if the regulators have been drinking…

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Ebay Sniping

Published on 6 Jun 2006 at 1:06 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust, Economics and the Economy.

I think I now have a little understanding of some of the strong feelings surrounding the practice.

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Turnaround CIOs

Published on 29 Sep 2005 at 8:06 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust, Business and Corporation Related, Information Technology.

Nice article at CIO about acting as a turnaround CIO

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Innovator’s Dilemma

Published on 15 Sep 2005 at 12:23 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Brain Trust, Design, Interface, and Usability, Business and Corporation Related, Branding and Values.

…almost a litmus test for modern management.

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