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Compared to the “Speed-of-a-Click”

April 24, 2022

by Robert Stevenson

The Internet has revolutionized the computer and communications world like nothing before it. This world-wide broadcasting system can disseminate information without regard to geographic locations at the speed of a “click,” and there lies a BIG PROBLEM. The “Speed-of- a-Click” has now conditioned us to how fast we expect things.



How to Make Hard … Easier

April 10, 2022

by Robert Stevenson

I have a good friend who is an oral surgeon. One time we were talking about how he got so skilled at surgery, and he said that he started working on improving his non-dominant hand skills. He said that surgery requires two-hands, and his patients deserve to have a surgeon whose hands are “equally skilled.” So, he set out on the difficult journey to make his non-dominant hand to function just as efficiently as his dominant hand.



Why Do We Have That Rule?

April 21, 2021

by Robert Stevenson

If you are not really certain why a rule is in place or a procedure is being followed, then it’s time to get the answer or change what you are doing. Always remember … doing what you’ve always done may NOW be wrong.



The Rest is My Job

April 26, 2020

by Robert Stevenson

How would you like to be in the position of creating the largest army that the world has ever seen (over thirteen million soldiers) and do it mainly with people who have NEVER commanded troops in their life?



It Better Be Packaged Right

April 19, 2020

by Robert Stevenson

Joshua Bell is a world-renowned American violinist who made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 17. He has performed with the world’s premiere orchestras and conductors and is also a Grammy winner. He fills the greatest concert halls in the world where the average seat will cost $100, and front row seats cost in the thousands.



Great Questions Lead to Great Opportunities

April 28, 2019

by Robert Stevenson

Many companies were started because someone asked an innocent question. The invention of the Polaroid Instamatic Camera was triggered by a question. The three-year-old daughter of the inventor, Edwin H. Land, asked her father after he took her photo, “Why do we have to wait for the picture, Daddy?”



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