News Roundup

March 2017

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+ Where are they now from March 2012 –

  • Big Birdie Golf – Inactive, Negative BBB rating
  • Art Van – $700+M, recently acquired by a private equity firm
  • Apple Store – Sales over $4,800 per sq. ft. (2015)

+ 15 Best Company Cultures:  https://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/289426

+ A future of robots?:  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-01/economists-may-be-underestimating-how-fast-the-robots-are-coming

+ Ten reminders from Tom Peters in Auckland, NZ:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/still-searching-excellence-10-invigorating-reminders-from-victoria

+ Leadership style at Popeye’s: http://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/this-popular-female-ceos-leadership-style-may-end-the-debate-on-best-leadership-.html

+ Love companies that re-invent “dull” categories and infuse with WOW! NZ’s Peter Cullinane re-invented chocolate milk at Lewis Road Creamery! – Tom Peters

+ Hamburger robot – Flippy:  https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/08/burger-flipping-robot-flippy/

+ If you are building a personal brand, put down the devices, put nose to grindstone, do great work! – Tom Peters

+ Organizations that add just a little bit every day always defeat those that are in the subtraction business. – Seth Godin

+ Number 1 “soft skill”- Effective communicator:  http://www.inc.com/dennis-yang/this-is-the-number-one-soft-skill-you-need-to-develop.html

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