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To anyone outside the United States, and rather a lot of people inside America, the current presidential election campaign must seem like the country has lost its collective marbles.
And so it is for every functional area within a business. When times are good, it’s easy to maintain existing relationships. When times are tough, it’s easy for a business to neglect existing relationships and chase after new ones.
Mini. (Photo credit: Travis Isaacs)In my last post I talked about progress manufacturers have made in reducing the capital costs of turbines. Also last month, Larry Jacobs talked in his interview about the benefits of preventative turbine maintenance.
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Last week I attended a fascinating lecture entitled “A New Economic Paradigm – Moving Beyond a Broken Paradigm” by an economist named Joshua Farley from the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont. In his talk he challenged two of classical economics’ fundamental metaphors and talked about...
I just returned from China, and after a week of traveling about Beijing in its ubiquitous and very cheap taxis, I decided to take the Beijing Metro Line 10 back to my hotel. Built in 2008 in time for the Olympics, the metro is modern, efficient, clean, quiet, and cheap...
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