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Profiting from Making America Great Again

Our new administration has promised to make America great again. Why? What happened to our leadership position in technology and manufacturing? How did we become enmeshed in a horrific trade deficit? How did we run [...]

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Litigators: Five Secrets to Getting the Best ROI from Experts

Expert witnesses. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them. I have worked with attorneys whose biggest problems were with their experts, not with the facts of the case. I have worked with a handful [...]

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The Perils of Auditing

One of the most misused and misunderstood words in business is “audit.” The noun definition in Webster’s Dictionary is: 1 a:  a formal examination of an organization's or individual's accounts or financial situation; b:  the [...]

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Mission Debriefing 103 – The Blowout

Listen Now: The Mission Objective To extract crude oil from the ground safely and profitably. The Mission Profile Maintaining the effective extraction of crude oil from producing wells is a complex [...]

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Mission Debriefing 102 – The Outsourcing Nightmare

The Mission Objective To lower the cost of home construction by providing modular home elements that could be mass produced. The Mission Profile A startup company developed a proprietary method of fabricating residential homes in [...]

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Mission Debriefing 101 – The Family Business

The Mission Objective To grow and sustain a successful and profitable family business. The Mission Profile A sole proprietor precision machine shop in Texas. It grew to about 60 employees, mostly craftsmen running manual metal [...]

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