Monthly Archives: November 2011

Corporate politics…the universal excuse

Sitting at lunch with Steve, we took stock of how our lives have unfolded since we worked together in 1983-1987.  At that time, Steve was a product engineer for TRW LSI Products division and I was heading up manufacturing.  We … Continue reading

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The Dilbert Dipstick

“Dear Stan, Our organization, like many others, is experiencing very difficult economic challenges.  So far we’ve been able to not let anyone go, but money is tight and we’re all trying to do more with a lower budget.  We don’t … Continue reading

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You failed. So what?

David asked, “Stan can you spend a few more minutes with me here on the phone?” after our joint telecon had ended with his business partner. David and Jed had formed their company about seventeen years ago.  It had grown … Continue reading

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