On How a 1963 Movie Still Haunts Me by Molly MacDonald by @ScottMacNotes #movie #TheBirds #Hitchcock
Oct 06

On How a 1963 Movie Still Haunts Me by Molly MacDonald

Ink Spots

If I’d never seen Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “The Birds,” I wouldn’t have fallen on my back a couple of Fridays ago. Some of you may remember the movie – thousands of birds swooped all over a village, down chimneys into houses, terrorizing, among others, Tippi Hedren, who screamed prettily yet maintained her perfect hairdo throughout […]

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Why Are We Paying for Poor Performance? by @scottmacnotes #performance #business
Sep 10

Why Are We Paying for Poor Performance?

Observations

Paying for Poor Performance Every year, we read stories of corporate Board of Directors firing a senior executive for unsatisfactory performance and then paying the executive millions of dollars upon his or her departure. Usually, the story talks about a Chief Executive Officer but sometimes it is another executive. Excessive payments to departing executives are […]

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Marty Bucella - Dog for Sale
Jun 30

Dog for Sale

Think Like a Dog Stories

Sometimes catching something that is highly desired involves creativity, flexibility, and even a clever sense of definition. There is a story about a salesman who wanted a dog and was driving through a rural area. A sign outside a rundown house proclaimed, “dog for sale.” The salesman knocked on the door and was introduced to […]

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