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  • Newt Goes Bold

    08/16/2011 12:54:15 PM PDT · by Cincinatus · 21 replies
    National Review ONline - The Corner ^ | August 16, 2011 | Andrew Stiles
    Following his blistering critique in last week’s debate in Iowa, former House speaker Newt Gingrich still thinks the newly established deficit “supercommittee” is one of the worst ideas ever conceived in Washington. In a speech at the Heritage Foundation today, the embattled presidential candidate put forward a host of ideas that he believes will yield far better results. “I’m going to say things that are very bold,” Gingrich warned the audience at the onset. “Boldness is sometimes exactly what we need.” Indeed, Gingrich went after what he described as Washington’s “intellectual” deficiencies, meaning the inability to embrace sweeping changes that...
  • Why you haven't "reinvented" your company - 5-5-2005

    10/19/2005 8:00:16 AM PDT · by vannrox · 1 replies · 596+ views
    Machine Design Magazine ^ | 31 August 2004 | Ronald Khol
    The word "reinvent" is a dumb term, having an overtone of redundancy. After all, when you have invented something, it exists. You can revise it or change it, but you can't "reinvent" it after you have already invented it. I never heard the term when I first entered the workforce. But somewhere in the 1970s or so, corporate executives-began using the word, and using it a lot. Then as now, the nation had its usual economic ups and downs, but suddenly after one downturn, our nation was heavily laden with companies that had reinvented themselves. What happened is that after...