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Trustless in Seattle and Elsewhere!

This is another blog on our company values (from our 10 ATBs), a series underscoring a more modern look at value driven organizations. Story: I used to be able to walk on an airplane at the Edmonton Industrial Airport, five minutes before take off. In fact, I wouldn’t even have to buy a ticket because […]

Abundance

The Delusion of Being Self-Accountable

This is another blog on our company values (from our 10 ATBs), a series underscoring a more modern look at value driven organizations. Story: I personally know about six people right now, who for one reason or another, are looking for work. Even though the economies in the U.S. and Canada are relatively good, and […]

Accountability

Think and Be BIG!

See the previous entries for the continuing series on values in modern companies, by using ATB Financial’s 10 ATBs as a reference. Story: The seventh leadership principle of “The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company” is: Think Big. Thinking small is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Inspirational leaders create and communicate a […]

Accountability

Serious Fun

See the previous entries for the continuing series on values in modern companies, by using ATB Financial’s 10 ATBs as a reference. Story: I was the CEO of a software company, discussing a merger with an infrastructure organization that would have helped us strategically. Our two teams met in a small eastern Washington town to […]

Abundance

The Spirit of GSD!

This is another blog on our company values (from our 10 ATBs), a series underscoring a more modern look at value driven organizations. Story: Getting Sh*t Done/Getting Stuff Done. Urban Dictionary defines GSD this way: “When you’re through with complaining about all the work you have and you just plow through it because it needs […]

Accountability

The Pain and Promise of Goodbye

Story: I have been at hundreds of airports around the world, experiencing more than 10,000 or so trips in my life. That’s an opportunity to observe a lot of “hi’s” and “goodbyes.” And like most business travelers, I’m head down, focused on getting to and from my next obligation. Yet, one cannot help but notice […]

Gratitude Respect



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