10/4/13

Planning, It’s a Tough Discipline

Big Red Car here.  Bit cloudy early this morning in the ATX but it’s going to burn off and be a lovely, warm day.  On Earth as it is in Texas!

Horns won last night v Iowa State and had a tough time of it.  Whew.  Mack Brown might want to start updating his resume.  The Big Red Car supports Mack Brown and wants to remind everyone that the guy saved the Longhorns’ bacon and returned them to prominence.  But then again, what have you done for me recently, right?

Today, The Boss is going to take me to the body shop and get a price to get me repainted.  Ahhh, I think The Boss is up to something.  Hmmm.

I wonder what he’s planning.

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07/2/13

The Character Traits and Skills of the Successful CEO — PLANNING

Big Red Car here.  Things are going swimmingly in the ATX.  On Earth as it is in Texas, ya’ll!

So The Boss has been pontificating a bit on the character traits and skills of the successful CEO and today wanted me to ponder the issue of planning.  Because planning, Old Sport, is an essential skill of successful CEOs. Thus sayeth the Big Red Car on this bright and sunny morning.

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03/15/13

Old Economy >>> New Economy Transformation — Planning

Big Red Car here.  Up early to cope with SXSW here in the ATX.  Some folks attending SXSW want to take a drive through the Hill Country for some BBQ tonight and I am hoping to get the nod.  I love a good roll through the Hill Country on a Spring night.

Yes, folks, it is almost Spring here in Texas.  The azaleas are just coming out and it is wonderful.

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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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