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August 21, 2012 | 10:23 am
It is very simple. As most genius is (in retrospect).
As an entrepreneur, mother, friend, lover, spouse or whatever valuable role you play: are you a thermostat or thermometer?
A thermostat sets the temperature that it expects.
A thermometer reads the current temperature.
If you are just an observer, being a thermometer works. But in your life, you are a thermostat. Your company and your family look to you to successfully set expectations and regulate. The dangerous place is to act as a thermometer when you are positioned as a thermostat.
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February 9, 2012 | 1:14 am
When someone asks you “are you out of your mind?” it generally implies that you are crazy for the actions you are taking or thinking about taking. As an entrepreneur I highly encourage you to strive to be out of your mind, literally.
Out of your mind.
In the playing field taking...
January 23, 2012 | 3:07 pm
Lately, I’ve been learning about the difference between organic value and forced value. The difference is huge, but lies in the question: why? I met with a friend and very successful entrepreneur: Aaron Hageman, president of DDI, Inc. We shared our business challenges and...
February 15, 2011 | 11:03 am
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March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pmCraig Prizant
As a former fundraising professional at the Jewish Federation, I read with interest your story about the firing of Craig Prizant (a gentleman I do not know) ("Federation May Face Lawsuit Over Fundraiser Prizant's Firing," Feb. 27).
There has been a revolving door of...