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Politics? Business?

Once again we find great business lessons in the world of politics.  It’s not really that far-fetched, by the way, that I keep making these comparisons.  How often do you hear about politicians as products?  Anyway – today’s lesson has to do with sending out messages by your actions that are different from the actions your words suggest would be in tune with your brand identity. Continue reading

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The Issues

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I know I keep writing that this screed isn’t about politics but you have to admit that politics is front and center right now and will be for the next 5 weeks.  Then, hopefully, it will go back to being somewhat innocuous, sort of like the really ugly thing your kid made that you have to display but, as my Italian friends say “non troppo” – not too much.  Fortunately, the politics of late give us a number of business lessons (you knew I’d get there). Continue reading

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