Invisible Rip Tides Sink Marriages and Mergers

Invisible Rip Tides Sink Marriages and Mergers

The business news is filled with stories of failed mergers or acquisitions. Recently, the dramatic loss of value of General Electric was blamed, in part, on a string of ill-advised acquisitions. Estimates of the rate of failure (failure to deliver the value described...
Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

We are now just over a week into a new year and, already, many have found their resolve waning. No matter what the resolutions, it takes little time for the barriers that we thought were speed bumps to loom large and cast a shadow that creates doubt. That said, most...
Grateful for Opportunity

Grateful for Opportunity

The notion of gratitude is prominent at this time of year, especially in the United States where the Thanksgiving holiday is a widely celebrated secular holiday. It is a favorite of mine and I know many of you gathered with family and friends yesterday to eat, watch...