Posts by Rick Knowlan

Canadian political attack ad of the week: “Justin…

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015

Canadian political attack ad of the week: “Justin Trudeau – he’s more like Margaret than...

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Hey, maybe that old Moxy Fruvous song was actually…

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

Hey, maybe that old Moxy Fruvous song was actually “My baby loves a bunch of off-ers”?...

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Is “big data” just a marketing-created bubble abou…

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014

Is “big data” just a marketing-created bubble about to burst at any moment?...

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US colleges have an above-average number of averag…

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

US colleges have an above-average number of average students. The inevitable result is mediocre grads, on average....

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Let’s require politicians to give credit to their…

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014

Let’s require politicians to give credit to their sponsors....

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Harvard strategy guru Michael Porter says social f…

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014

Harvard strategy guru Michael Porter says social factors support economic growth, important to nation and business....

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Why didn’t Jenny Kwan squawk about PHS wasting gov…

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014

Why didn’t Jenny Kwan squawk about PHS wasting gov’t & donors’ money on lavish trips until she was personally implicated? We need...

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Michelle Obama in China at panda reserve: “½ black…

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014

Michelle Obama in China at panda reserve: “½ black ½ white with big ears? Got it at home”. (Thx Bill...

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Latest report: Malaysian Airlines jet disappears f…

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014

Latest report: Malaysian Airlines jet disappears from radar, breaks up into thousands of conflicting news...

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Are you screening social media profiles of prospec…

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014

Are you screening social media profiles of prospective new hires? You may reconsider after you read this....

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“We’ll stop beating that dead horse when it stops…

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014

“We’ll stop beating that dead horse when it stops spitting out money”. If that’s your strategy, call me....

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“Sometimes logic fails and values help guide your…

Posted by on Jan 12, 2014

“Sometimes logic fails and values help guide your decision”: a scandal at McKinsey and the company’s response....

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Are some CEOs addicted to “crack consultants” who…

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013

Are some CEOs addicted to “crack consultants” who try to create more contracts rather than solve clients’ problems?...

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I just downloaded my free guide: “4 Steps To Your…

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013

I just downloaded my free guide: “4 Steps To Your First Imperial Century Ride” by @GrimpeurHeureux...

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I’m reading David Stockman’s “The Great Deformatio…

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013

I’m reading David Stockman’s “The Great Deformation”. Don’t know what to make of claim that the “great bailout” wasn’t...

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Kudos to the @BCInfoPrivacy team! I love working w…

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013

Kudos to the @BCInfoPrivacy team! I love working with people who aspire to make something good...

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Off shoring profits: short term smart business. Lo…

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013

Off shoring profits: short term smart business. Long term, parasitic behavior that will kill the host?...

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The lesson? Bad, unhappy workers are management’s…

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013

The lesson? Bad, unhappy workers are management’s fault. Make the company a winner and bring employees onto the team....

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I’ve been saying it for 2 decades: when employees…

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013

I’ve been saying it for 2 decades: when employees are provided with the tools and info to be winners, they thrive....

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Reading between the lines, strategy, management an…

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013

Reading between the lines, strategy, management and training are keys to happy employees in retail....

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