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Who Gets the Credit?

“No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” Andrew Carnegie Richard Arkwright was destined to be called the “Father of the Industrial Revolution.” It is an appropriate title in many respects for he possessed the organizational ability to fit all of the “pieces of […]

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Partners, Choices and Pathways

“I wear the chain I forged in life….I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it.”  Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Every year at this time, I watch “A Christmas Carol” and consider the relevance of the […]

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Wigs & Windows of Opportunity

    “It was an odd situation. For a century and a half, men got rid of their own hair, which was perfectly comfortable, and instead covered their heads with something foreign and uncomfortable. Very often it was actually their own hair made into a wig. People who couldn’t afford wigs tried to make their […]

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The 13th Child

“It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.”  Cicero The Industrial Revolution did not happen overnight; rather it was a series of innovations that began in the second half of the 18th century that came together in a synergistic flow that […]