Monthly Archives: September 2012

Are you an Iconoclast or an MBA? (Part 2)

In the first part of this post I talked about business trailblazers Richard Branson and Fred Smith. Branson with Virgin and Smith with FedEx have achieved unparalleled success, each building a global brand that has become ubiquitous with creative, outside of the box thinking. What is even more interesting in relation to the title of […]

Are you an Iconoclast or an MBA? (Part 1)

In my June 18th, 2012 post “To be effective PR has to be selfless as opposed to self-serving,” I had made reference to an article by Daniel Gulati (Be Proud of Your Accomplishments, Not Your Affiliations). At the heart of his text (and disdain) was what he called “resume gardening.” For those who might be unfamiliar […]

When it comes to your career, getting on the bus is only half the battle!

I was recently thinking about the book Good To Great by Jim Collins. A bestseller to be certain, there were a number of important revelations that stood out to many of those who read it. Of these insights, it was Collins’ reference to getting the right people on the bus and then assigning them their […]