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The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate….

“Still the question recurs “can we do better?”  The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the storm present.  The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion.  As our case is new, we … Continue reading

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Honest Abe Goes to the Gemba

Seven states have just succeeded from the Union.  They form the Confederate States of America and elect their own President.  The Confederate States have control of the Mississippi River, all federal agencies in the South, and nearly all southern military … Continue reading

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Lincoln on Lean Leadership

The battery to my laptop seemed to die instantaneously on a recent flight.  My travels were taking me nowhere near an Apple store and I was unable to have one delivered before the return flight.  Out of desperation for something … Continue reading

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Now He Belongs to the Ages

[tweetmeme]It is an April night in Washington, D. C.  It has been just 5 days since the end of a bloody war on American soil.  The President and his wife leave to attend the play Our American Cousin at the … Continue reading

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