Monthly Archives: September 2012

CEO pay. Would you take this job for $12 million a year?

Chief Executive Officer, Whirlpool Corporation Whirlpool C.E.O. Jeff Fettig took a cut in pay last year and only made $12 million. A pittance compared with Oracle’s Larry Ellison who topped the list of overpaid C.E.O.’s at $74 million. Now, I … Continue reading

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Seth Godin’s Latest Blog

A broken clock is worse than no clock at all. Seth Godin says in a few words what most of us have trouble stating in a few paragraphs. If your company uses a scorecard or measurement system that isn't transparent … Continue reading

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Amazon begins paying sales tax in California

Should Internet Retailers Collect Sales Tax? Amazon.com began collecting sales taxes on *Amazon shipments to California addresses on Saturday, Sept. 15th. They signed an agreement with the state authorities which also opens the doors for them to build warehouses in … Continue reading

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Peter Drucker’s Advice: Don’t Solve Problems – Pursue Opportunities

How do you spend your day? Professor, writer, and business consultant Peter Drucker, spent over 60 years advising some of the world's leading executives. Drucker identified eight practices of effective executives. One of them was: “They were focused on opportunities … Continue reading

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Apple vs. Samsung: What’s an Idea Worth?

  U.S. Jury Awards Apple $1.05 Billion in Suit against Samsung The Jury didn't award Apple over a billion dollars in its suit against Samsung because Apple discovered a new technology. Phones that play songs were not new. Phones that … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day from Home Depot – Buy something Korean

We celebrate Labor Day in the U.S. to honor and appreciate the American working man and woman. Would you say it's a bit of a put down for one of America's leading retailers to run their Sunday Ad on Labor … Continue reading

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