September 2010

The Margin of Safety in Your Business

  Today’s guest article is on the concept of “margin of safety” as it applies to your business. I’m not talking about profit margin, but “safety” margin– a concept that is used everyday amongst airplane pilots. It’s a thought provoking piece written by friend and colleague Dave Dickson a pilot and former CEO of a […]

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Blockbuster Bites the Dust

Yesterday one of my predictions from earlier this year came true – Blockbuster Videos declared bankruptcy. I guess a billion dollars in debt and giving customers what they USED to want, but no longer want today, will do that to you. I doubt bankruptcy restructuring will matter much. Blockbuster’s problem is they are becoming obsolete – fast. Many […]

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Re-Inventing Your Products: Citibank Example

An example of how to re-invent your products and company.

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Whole Foods CEO: Ramps Up Innovation During Recession

Comments on Whole Foods CEO’s plans for the next few years

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