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Top Grading by Brad & Geoff Smart

TopGrading

Top Grading by Brad & Geoff Smart This book was given to me by a good friend that runs a successful Accounting firm.  There are a few truths that are are to accept for some. My favourite section is from Chapter 3.  A players hire A players. B and C players hire B’s and C’s….

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The Richest Man in Babylon by George S.Clason

The Richest Man

The Richest Man in Babylon by George S.Clason Some of my favourite lines from the book. “That man who seeks to learn more of his craft shall be richly rewarded.” “”Gold is reserved for those who know its laws and abide by them.” “I found the road to wealth when I decided that a part…

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Blue Ocean Strategy by W.Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

Blue Ocean

Blue Ocean Strategy by W.Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne “The only way to beat the competition is to stop trying to beat the competition” The Four Actions Framework * Which of the factors that the industry takes for granted should be eliminated? * Which factors should be reduced well below the industry’s standard? * Which…

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You’re ready to retire but the business is not

I have spent many years in the IT industry and watched many businesses struggle when it is time to sell. I have also seen great technicians be promised a stake in the business, which never eventuates. This lead me to look around at other industries to see if they had solved this problem.  The obvious professional…

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