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A Business Fable for Everyone

business fable, business book, business lessons

Many companies are slowly coming out of the downturn. That’s awesome.  Meanwhile globalization, social media and changing consumer values have added new levels of complexity. It has become more difficult than ever before to build, motivate and lead a team.
New skills are required, but in many times it’s not enough. We also need to use every instinctive survival skill we have. We all have many of these skills, but we most likely are neglecting them as we are preoccupied and stressed. In few places in […]

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Often the Most Underestimated Skill

Being able to endure like a wildebeest should be one of the most admired and desired skills. The person who wins is often not the fastest or the one who comes in first, but the one who is willing to endure and finish the race. We al…

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Thank you to our loyal readers

We have well over 200 reviews on Amazon.com for Surviving Your Serengeti (http://amzn.to/skillsbook)
Thank you. Thank YOU! THANK YOU!!!

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Surviving Your Serengeti short cuts

We have receive so many calls and emails asking us to direct people to certain pages, either within our website, or to one of the many online activities regarding Surviving Your Serengeti so here is the list of short cuts we created a year ago.
OUR WEB SITE
Home page  – http://bit.ly/sysbook
Read the Latest Buzz  – http://bit.ly/sysbuzz
Get First Two Chapters Free – http://bit.ly/sysfree
Book Club Download – http://biy.ly/sysbc
To Watch Videos – http://bit.ly/sysvideo
Share Your Serengeti Story – http://www.bit.ly/sysshare
Bestseller Lists We Made – http://bit.ly/sysbest
WHAT ANIMAL AM I?
Quiz on Website – […]

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10 Great Ideas From A Recent Business Book

Thanks to Eileen McClelland who recently wrote a blog post featuring “10 Great Ideas From A Recent Business Book” and featured Surviving Your Serengeti. You can read her post here.

 

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Tenacity Creates Incredibly Inspiring Stories

Life is difficult for most people. Striving and achieving at any level requires talent, focus, commitment and tons of endurance. To succeed at the highest level such as the Olympics is not possible for most of us.
So when you see someone reach that level of excellence it is moving… and 100 times more, when that person has a serious disability…such as no legs.
I can’t even begin to fathom what it would be to be a double amputee. Yet South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is now […]

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One Company’s Trash – Another Company’s Treasure

Great story of someone who saw the future.
In the late 1980s, Ken Kutaragi was watching his daughter play a Nintendo game console and he realized the potential of video games. At that time, Sony’s executives had little interest in video games, and when Nintendo expressed interest, Kutaragi responded by working in secret. Sony execs nearly fired him after discovering his sideline project, but then-CEO Norio Ohga realized the value of his innovation and encouraged Kutaragi’s efforts. With Sony’s blessing, Kutaragi worked with Nintendo […]

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GUEST POST by Jason Sokol

Yesterday I read a blog post by Jason Sokol. I really enjoyed it so much that I and decided to include a short extract on our blog. Thank you for the great post Jason! Here is a short extract…
“In many ways, I was reminded of Hemingway’s writing and short, journalistic style as I read the book. “Serengeti” is truly about the brutal facts of life.
In the wild, every animal has a strength that allows it to survive or kill better than any […]

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A Global Business Fable Phenomenon

A Global Business Fable Phenomenon

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
The full title of the book is Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life and was written by Dr. Spencer Johnson and published in 1998 by G P Putnam’s Sons.  (In 1938 George Palmer Putnam joined John Wiley in founding the firm of Wiley & Putnam. 10 years later they split, both building their own successful publishing company. J Wiley […]

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