Weekly Reports

September 1, 2013

Weekly Report 13-36

  • SUCCESSION PLANS ARE FOUNDED ON ‘HIGH POTENTIAL’ EMPLOYEES whose attributes & skills accelerate them into roles of increasing responsibility. Some key characteristics to watch for involve: (1) Self-management skills in face of change and ambiguity; (2) Consistent pattern of learning... Continue
  • August 25, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-35

  • THE HYPERLOOP, A SUPERFAST, SOLAR-POWERED, CITY-TO-CITY ELEVATED TRANSIT SYSTEM which could transport people or vehicles between LA and San Francisco in 30 minutes, via air-cushioned aluminum pods enclosed inside steel tubes, may be the next project of Elon Musk –... Continue
  • August 18, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-34

  • “ENJOY THE HERE AND NOW. Because, before you know it, you’ll have forgotten it.” Why memory fails as we get older has puzzled scientists and psychologists for centuries, but current consensus is generally that our memory is “like an organic... Continue
  • August 11, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-33

  • “IT’S EASIER TO GET INTO BUSINESS THAN IT IS TO GET OUT… Private company leaders and managers usually fail to focus on how to create sustainable value, and don’t know how to align Company capabilities or position it to appeal... Continue
  • August 4, 2013

    Weekly Report 13-32

  • “REACTING TO IMPULSES INEVITABLY LEADS TO WRONG INVESTMENT DECISIONS… Since we are genetically programmed to crowd when we feel comfortable and flee when we sense danger, people want to invest in equities near the top and sell into every panic…... Continue