Monthly Archives: December 2011

2012 Ante and Ad Portas




In the dawn of 2012… As the new year is knocking on our door, “ad and ante portas” and great old Hannibal comes to mind. Even though the phrase “conveys a sense of greater distress with Hannibal ante portas, for … Continue reading

Power Aphrodisiac




What is power really? And can you afford not to use it or face it wisely? Unfortunately for all of us, Henry Kissinger’s  infamous aphorism “power is the ultimate aphrodisiac” has never been more alive and well, with the current … Continue reading

Just Ask – The Agile Risky Way




Following my Just Ask post, I chatted with  Gregory Farmakis, CEO of Agilis about the uncomfortable “ask.” This is his story about the victory of perseverance, the arrogance of youth, and the lessons that come with age and experience.  And, … Continue reading

Just Ask




“Most people never pick up the phone, most people never ask. And that’s what separates, sometimes, the people that do things from the people that just dream about them. You gotta act. And you gotta be willing to fail… if … Continue reading

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