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Deming Institute

Deming’s tenet of understanding psychology (or, in my words, understanding relationships) is a prerequisite to transforming traditional (western) leadership philosophies. It is what quantum physicists and neuroscientists are just beginning to sort out and understand. ” Coach Wooden understood the importance of relationships and his leadership philosophies were a constant reminder.

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Private Equity’s New Phase

Harvard Business

In phase one (buy and sell), PE investors looked for the equivalent of a “fixer-upper house” — a dilapidated company in a good industry that could be purchased at a discount and, after the business equivalent of some fresh paint and new appliances, resold for a profit. This phase was loosely called leverage buy out (LBO) from about 1979 to 1990 and included over 2,000 LBOs.

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