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I salute You

As another Memorial Day comes to a close, my thoughts and prayers are with all the families whose loved ones are serving for peace and freedom and for making this world a better and safer place. And for all the brave souls who gave their lives so we may live a better one, I salute you.

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Great New Innovation From Sony

As reported in the wsj, a new video display has been developed by Sony. It is full color, thin and bends like paper. .03 millimeter or .001 inch thick. What kind of applications do you think are possible now?

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Is This Your Site I’ve Just Seen Driving By?

According to Stephen Farthing, instructor at the Univ. of Arts in London, (reported in the wsj) the average time a gallery visitor spends in front of a painting is no more than two or three seconds. As I so often speak about when delivering my speeches, the majority of web visitors spend only few seconds on your home page. These visitors would only spend more …

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What’s One of The Most Popular Segment On The Web?

According to the WSJ, it is Online news. And according to Nielsen/Net Rating April 2007 top unique visitors: MSNBC.com = 33.14 Million Yahoo.com = 33.12 Million CNN.com = 27.9 Million It is the affiliated Internet portals that send visitors to these sites and give them their current edge.

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Software Piracy Declined in China

The WSJ has just reported a reduction in software piracy in China. Of all estimated software used in China in 2006, 82% was pirated vs. 86% the year before. Running my software development firm for the past 20 years, this is a huge ethical and economical issue which I hope is resolved expeditiously.

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Education and Productivity – The Keys to Success

The Wall Street Journal published yesterday a terrific interview with George David, The CEO of United Technologies. Below are several quotes made by him that I found fascinating: “What goes on in a big sailboat is a combination of preparation, organization, design, strategy, tactics, rules, teamwork, individual performance and group performance … When you drop a new crew person in, every now and then you …

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Chad Speaks Again to The Million Dollar Consulting™ College

I have just returned from Rhode Island where I deliver my speech (for the fifth time) to Alan Weiss’s Million Dollar Consulting™ College. Alan Weiss, PhD. who conducts the college, attracts the best and smartest of the consulting minds in the world, and I just love returning and presenting to this group. In this presentation I focused on how to leverage your web site to …

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Contrarian Consulting Blog – Live to The World

We are proud to announce the launch of www.ContrarianConsulting.com – the brand new blog we designed and implemented for international consultant, speaker and author Alan Weiss. The mission of Alan’s blog is to provide alternative views to consulting’s “conventional wisdom” so that consultants can provide increasing value and derive increasing business.

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Accelerate – Great New Book

My good friend and colleague, Dan Coughlin, has just published his new book, Accelerate: “20 Practical Lessons to Boost Business Momentum”, which is now available in all major book stores. Dan has also been our featured guest contributor for our April Newsletter:

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