April 2008


26 Apr What It Takes

Hard to ignore Warren Buffett quotes. They are always so "right on." Have been meaning to write this one down for the record and here goes: "I don't want an easy business for competitors. I want a business with a moat around it. I want a...

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22 Apr Full Disclosure at UBS

UBS just released an internal report ahead of this week’s upcoming shareholder meeting in the hopes of explaining how they lost $37 billion due to subprime loans. There were several articles in the papers and online about the release. Wisely, UBS mentions the report on...

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13 Apr Apologies All Around

Been traveling this week in Europe. Just spent some time in the Hague and Amsterdam talking about reputation and reputation recovery to our Dutch office's clients. I am always reminded that some things are not exactly the same when it comes to leadership behavior. Whereas...

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