Archive for 'Mitch Owen'

Are you reacting… or strategic?

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My new word is FOCUS!  Yes, it is common and not especially exciting, but FOCUS says it all for me. Focus = Prosperity! Look at any great leader.. or great company and you will find they are focused!  Their focus is narrow and their actions are strategic. All the great stories of success have at some point in the journey a desire to focus on doing a small number of things well.  From an organization point of view, this is ...

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Is Duncan Watt’s just another Gladwell…

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So I am halfway through Watts’ book “Everything is Obvious: Once you know the the answer” and pretty much thinking.. Maybe Watts’ should take his own advice…

Watts’ rightly points out that Gladwell takes things a bit far with his ideas on nodes and social change, but Watts’ commits the same errors himself. While I can agree that online social networking is real… there is clear evidence that online social networking is different from face-to-face social networking.. And pretty much the ...

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