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Never justify scarcity | © Fola Daniel Adelesi

From time to time you will hear people talk about how they dont have as much as they want to have or how they do not have anything at all. 695 more words

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Strategy Session: Leveraging flex work in a downturn

The March 2015 Strategy Session (Alberta Venture) continues the spirit of Leading through a crisis and nags you to keep on changing and progressing through an economic downturn. 1,684 more words

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The rollercoaster ride that is the oil industry

Although the oil price has moved slightly upwards of late, we as an industry are still experiencing the after effects of the recent dramatic decrease. Many operators in the North Sea have drastically reduced spend in all areas of their business. 613 more words


What goes up but must come down? NetApp's customer invoices

Good post by Chris Mellor (thank you) over at El Reg

Growth has shuddered to a halt – here’s why

Decline is setting in: NetApp’s revenues are showing a distinctive downturn – and the latest quarterly numbers confirm the trend. 29 more words


How to Survive a Relapse or Downturn

You may have noticed I’ve been missing in action for a while. I’m going to run with this metaphor because I’ve been away at war, battling not only a relapse but a crisis in confidence. 891 more words

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Leadership in a Downturn

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Well, its official it’s a downturn, and it is felt nowhere more than in Calgary. Certainly cutting costs and holding back on new projects bubbles up to the top of most leaders’ “to do” lists, but this is the time to clean house and position yourself for the upswing that we know will follow. 289 more words


Oshkosh Deals with Declining Defense

By Richard Pettibone, Forecast International

As economies slowly improve, Oshkosh’s commercial operations are showing signs of growth, while defense continues its slide.

For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014, Oshkosh reported sales of $6.8 billion, down 11 percent from 2013 sales of $7.7 billion. 538 more words