Life is no longer sweet in the executive suite and its impact on your career (Part 1 of 2)

Okay I admit it that when for example JPMorgan Chase fired Ina Drew (the bank’s chief investment officer) because of massive trading losses, I did not shed a tear for the high powered executive.  After all, we are all to varying degrees sick and tired of the abject greed of many of these power brokers.  … Continue reading

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The Two New Books in 2011 That Will Forever Change Public Sector Procurement!

On the PI Window on Business’ second show back in April 2009 I welcomed along with McEvoy Galbraeth and Anne Phillips, Stephen Bauld who at the time was Vice President for the Ontario General Contractors Association and author of the books “Leadership Or The Lack Thereof” and “The Municipal Procurement Handbook (two editions).” For those … Continue reading

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Criminalizing the Sale of Natural Health Products?

“Canada’s C-51 Law May Outlaw 60% of Natural Health Products; Big Pharma Pushing to Criminalize Supplements” Militant in tone, sensationalistic in advocacy and entertaining if not informative, NaturalNews.com headlines such as the one above can indeed grab your attention. But unlike the Orwellian society with an ever ominous, ever present big brother watching over our … Continue reading

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What Really Happened At Toyota? Business Thought Leaders Segment

Could better intelligence have prevented the massive recall woes of the once revered Toyota Supply Chain? According to one industry analyst, “better analytics tools, including software-as-a-service products, could help Toyota and other companies crunch the numbers,” and thereby avoid the problems which led to a massive recall due to safety concerns with acceleration. There are … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Series with Brad Feld: Huffington’s 3rd World warning to the U.S. not new but timely

In what is still one of the most popular segments in the history of the PI Window on Business Show, with more than 4,200 downloads in the 48 hours immediately following the live broadcast, Brad Feld’s perspectives on the need for Founders Visa’s for foreign students who, after graduating from prestigious American colleges, are eager … Continue reading

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A “State” of Readiness: Matt Jacobson Talks About Always Being Prepared

During my May 7th, 2010 interview with acclaimed author and Cyber Security expert Richard Stiennon, who is a holder of Gartner’s Thought Leadership award and was named “one of the 50 most powerful people in Networking” by Network World Magazine, the subject of responsibility came up relative to both protecting against, and responding to a … Continue reading

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Thought Leaders Segment: Bill Michels Live from ISM’s 95th Annual International Conference

Joining us on May 26th at 9:30 AM EST on the PI Window on Business Show from ISM’s 95th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit in sunny San Diego is Bill Michels. During this Special 30-Minute segment, Bill will discuss how the recovery is putting strain on supply managers because organizations have lost … Continue reading

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Are American Hospitals A Seething Cauldron of Potential Disease?

After surviving a motorcycle crash in 2006, David Meyer–a healthy, active man in his 50s–never guessed that the broken ankle he suffered in the crash would be the least of his worries. He underwent surgery for his ankle, endured four more operations, an intensive antibiotic program and debilitating pain–not because of the accident, but because … Continue reading

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Against a backdrop of yet another public sector scandal, winning “True Peference” status as a government supplier is an achievable goal

With stories of public sector procurement scandals almost common place as covered in Charles Dominick’s Purchasing Certification Blog, there are oftentimes more questions than answers regarding the government competitive bid process. In Part 4 of the 7-Part Seven Steps to Success: Jump Start Government Contract series, Washington-based author expert Judy Bradt will be joining us … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Should Focus More on Quality Care Than Access

Incredible insight into the health care reform question . . . a Doom Loop versus Fly Wheel  approach . . . the real issue has nothing to do with partisan sensibilities but instead with the quality of health care under Medicaid. During today’s broadcast with Maine’s Republican Gubernatorial Candidate (and the latest thought leader to … Continue reading

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