Author Archives: Sam

The Corporate Skills You Didn’t Learn In College

My wife and I have three children, each born under the supervision of a different doctor. Our opinion of each doctor’s performance varied greatly. We loved the first doctor; we really, really liked the second; we strongly disliked the third. As I’ve reflected on our criteria for rating these doctors, I’ve come to this startling realization: each doctor’s technical skill […]

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Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed…In Corporate America

If Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed were corporate employees, who would win? In 1976, the Oscar went to Rocky, the iconic film about a mediocre boxer with a huge heart, who is given the chance to fight the Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Apollo Creed. Apollo is known for his superior physicality, unbelievable speed, and self-aggrandizing showmanship. Rocky is […]

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