02/26/13

Old Economy >>> New Economy Transformation — Reputation Assessment

Big Red Car here.  Listening to some George Strait — Amarillo By Morning indeed!

The Boss got a lot of emails on a couple of the Old Economy to New Economy Transformation posts.  One in particular wanted to explore in a bit more depth the issue of how to determine where the Old Economy company was in regard to its market reputation.

The Boss had already shown a bit of that but here is some additional information.

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02/23/13

Old Economy >>> New Economy Transformation — Where Do You Find the Old Economy Companies?

Big Red Car here.  Cold day in the ATX.  Nice crisp, bluebird day.  What a breath of fresh air.

Spring is right around the corner.  This morning when The Boss and I went out for coffee, I saw some azaleas starting to blossom.  We are about 3 weeks from azalea time.

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02/22/13

Old Economy >>> New Economy Transformation — BASIC MARKETING

Big Red Car here.  The Boss was up early this morning.  He got an email from a pal asking about my post in regard to the Old Economy >>> New Economy transition — link — and the pal wanted to have a concrete example of how this would impact, say, marketing organization.

So here goes.

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02/16/13

The Chicago Machine — how corrupt is it really?

Big Red Car here.  Been out for an early run this morning.  Got stopped for not having a current registration.  The Boss had put it in the glove compartment — when was the last time you wore gloves, driving gloves I guess?

The policeman was quite understanding and said to get it on the windshield and did not write The Boss a ticket.  Got me thinking about the legitimate role of government and how government regulates itself.

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02/14/13

Vision, Mission, Strategy, Values >>>>> OBJECTIVES

Big Red Car here.  Bluebird day here in the ATX.  Top down day.

So The Boss gets a bunch of emails in regard to the post about Performance Appraisal.  He gave away a free exemplar — a form — which showed how he used to do this years ago.  You can get one at that blog post or later on in this one.  Don’t fret.  Useful free stuff coming your way.

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02/9/13

Gargling With Gasoline

Big Red Car here.  First, let me admit right up front, I have a drinking problem.  I drink gasoline.  Regular when I can get it.  But, yes, the Big Red Car has a gasoline drinking problem.

One of The Boss’s favorite songs is Pancho & Lefty sung by William Nelson and Merle Haggard.  Favorite line — “breath as strong as kerosene” — will catch your attention.

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