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What if a government runs into these Perils ?

[quote_center author=””]Wherever these Seven Perils dwell there will be disasters[/quote_center] Mozi said: “A state may face the onslaught of the Seven Perils. What are these Seven Perils? They are: The palace and its chambers undergo renovations while the four walls of a fortress and its surrounding defensive trenches can hardly …

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What if a ruler is obsessed with womanizing ?

King sitting wearing crown

    King Yu of antiquity said: “If a ruler is obsessed with womanizing and hunting, drinking fine wine, singing and dancing, living in lofty mansions with intricate wall paintings and carvings; any one of these will surely bring forth the ruin of his country.” Scroll 2: Shang Shu   訓有之,內作色荒,外作禽荒。甘酒嗜音,峻宇雕 …

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The Way Of A Leader ~ Guard against greed [ii]

1. Character Building  (修身)         a ) Guard against greed (戒貪)  [ii]   In general, anything that develops too fast will fall apart just as quickly, whereas a slow and steady development is more assured of yielding favourable results. Plants that unravel into full bloom in early …

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Tesla Model S — The Game Changer

By: Peter Fisk GAME CHANGERS The future of manufacturing is about focusing less on products and more on customers, adding more value to their experiences. In global markets, where distance is irrelevant but still exists, it is also about efficiency, of borderless supply networks and on demand delivery speed. It …

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WHAT IS SHAREHOLDER VALUE ? (Part 1/2)

By: Harry M. Jansen Kraemer Jr. Shareholder value is one of those terms that everyone seems to kick around. Many executives like to say, “We are creating shareholder value,”  but what exactly does that mean? Some use the term shareholder value rather broadly, encompassing a variety of targets and mile-stones; …

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Where is the FUTURE of MANUFACTURING ?

By Peter Fisk The future of manufacturing is more about science than production; built around specialist research and technical innovation, decentralized across the world, balancing focus and efficiency to manufacture on demand and to order. Manufacturing has been through a turbulent decade – choked by economic crisis, challenged by global …

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Book: Becoming the Best

About the book: What does it mean in practice to be a values-based leader? When faced with real situations, how can you be your best self and create best teams—while also being a best partner with customers and vendors, a best investment for your stakeholders, and a best citizen making …

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The Way Of A Leader ~ Guard against greed [i]

1. Character Building  (修身)         a ) Guard against greed (戒貪) [i]   Almost a thousand years have passed since the heyday of King Cheng and King Kang, and many rulers having tried to attain the same glory. But this golden era of peace and prosperity never …

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