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Embracing change and evolving business



The Pony Express is as ubiquitous in Hollywood westerns as horses and saloons.  You would think that it was a long-term fixture in the history of the western United States.  Yet, the Pony Express lasted a mere 19 months, replaced by the telegraph. The Pony Express wasn’t the first and certainly…

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Know Thyself: Socratic Thoughts on Defined Benefit Fee Policy Statements



I’m not sure what this says about me, but every time someone mentions Socrates, I think of Steve Martin’s depiction of the ancient philosopher in his 1980 TV special Steve Martin: Comedy is Not Pretty. (“…And not once did anyone ever say: ‘Socrates, hemlock is poison!’”) In real life,…

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