JCP apologizes. Too little too late?

06 Jun
Why is there never enough time to do it right, but always enough time to do it over?

Uh oh. I just realized that if I don’t hurry up, I might take more than ten minutes to think things through. Don’t stop. Not even for a minute. To contemplate an answer. To put a thought together. Then what? Will Katherine Waddell Consulting get a reputation for moving too slowly?

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    Sorry, for starters…

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    23 May
    Sparking serendipity. Would it work for your company?

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    21 May
    Surprise, surprise. Turns out a bad check-out experience leaves a sour taste in our mouths.

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    07 May
    No cell phones during meetings? Talk about a culture change.

    Melissa Mayer isn’t the only CEO shaking up the culture of her company. Bob Flexon, CEO of Dynergy, started with $5 million in savings when he moved from fancy headquarters to a single open floor in a new building and swapped private offices for cubicles. But that was just a start. “Among other changes, he


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