Peak performance in the enterprise

As companies grow in size and scale, they tend to slow down in productivity. This is well understood among successful entrepreneurs who have been a part of growing organizations and seen both sides, but maybe less obvious for others who

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Rising insurance premiums

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Recently, I received the above letter from our insurance carrier, BlueCross BlueShield, letting me know that for the Nth consecutive year, they are raising their premiums. The letter explains that 2016 premiums will rise between 5.7% and 16.4%

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No free lunch

More and more of the companies I meet are serving lunch to their teams, either every day or 2-3 times per week. Some may think this is a bull market phenomenon, triggered by the need to compete with companies like

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Back to Brooklyn

Last week, after a two year hiatus, my wife and I moved back to Brooklyn. We were both longtime residents of Brooklyn, and our two year sojourn in Manhattan was designed as a temporary experiment. Boy, does it feel good

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Keeping up with news

There’s more news coming from more sources than ever before. In recent years, I’ve struggled to keep up with real time news to the extent that I want and I suspect this is something that many of us

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