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How a Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

Laura Rittenhouse , CONTRIBUTOR In an interview with Adam Bryant of the New York Times, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam.  Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0.  He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies.  On the day … Continue reading How a Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

Austin Business Community – could this be you?

I needed someone to question my answers shared Artie Isaac. I gathered with a dozen business owners — a CEO peer group here in Columbus, Ohio. We met confidentially to share experiences and insights. We described our challenges and opportunities — and greatly benefited from each other’s agenda-free recommendations. We learned, as Daniel Joseph Boorstin said: “The greatest … Continue reading Austin Business Community – could this be you?

Austin – Does Small Business Optimism Matter?

Austin Business Community I heard Alan Beaulieu of ITR Economics 12 years ago and was told by senior chairs and members then that if you listen to their data based beliefs and follow their analytical approach you and your business owner members and senior executives will have a very profitable and sustainable successful business relationship. … Continue reading Austin – Does Small Business Optimism Matter?