Author Archive | Michael Lowenstein

Essentials of CMB: Culture Means Business

Blog post by on April 16, 2014

Similar to how Latin is the root of all romance languages, culture – the identity, personality, structure, and processes of an organization – is a core business issue. It has real and dramatic effect on an enterprise’s …

“Too Big To Fail….But Not Too Big To Suck”

Blog post by on March 28, 2014 Editor's Pick

This was the comment of Bill Maher, on a recent “Real Time With Bill Maher” show, responding to the announcement that Time Warner Cable would, prospectively, fold into Comcast Corporation in a $45 billion purchase. He noted …

Do You Understand Customer Language?

Blog post by on March 12, 2014

In his landmark Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus books on male-female communication and relationships, couples therapist John Gray has concluded that men and women speak fundamentally different languages. The emotional needs, communication styles, and …

Dot.Coms and the Casanova Complex

Blog post by on March 10, 2014

The legend of 18th century Italian adventurer, Giovanni Giacomo Casanova has only grown over time. Born in Venice, and a soldier in the Venetian army, a preacher, a secretary, an alchemist, a gambler, a violinist, a lottery …