Author Archive for ken@bottomlinefix.com

Management Lessons from Max: Three Phases of Leadership

As my dog Max and I were walking the other evening I noticed that he always acts differently through the various phases of our walk …

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Management Lessons from Max: Sniffing out the Cost of Quality

My Airedale – Max – often provides inspiration to me as I watch him experience life. As we walk our neighborhood Max’s nose is always …

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Management Lessons from Max: Sniffing out Waste.

I have already introduced you to my dog Max whose instinctive behaviors often reinforce important business insights. As we do our routine neighborhood walks, it …

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Management Lessons from Max: Great Leaders Walk Around.

I frequently take my buddy Max, an Airedale, on a walk of our neighborhood and he always has his nose to the ground, sniffing out

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Due Diligence: Looking for the Pony…

My dad grew up on a ranch in Western Montana and he was always sharing a simple story that would add perspective to the situations …

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