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Is Your Strategy Afflicted With the Gemino Curse?

Most likely. Most likely. Most likely. Most likely. Strategic initiatives proliferate, bewitching executives and burying the front line. Remember when Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Grainger visit the Lestrange Vault to retrieve a Horcurx? Every object quickly starts multiplying, producing replicas. It happens so rapidly that Harry, Hermione, and Ron drown in the avalanche of multiplying objects, nearly …

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Strategy’s Shawshank Redemption

SPOILER ALERT: “It would take a man 600 years to tunnel through a wall. Old Andy did it in less than twenty years.” — Ellis Boyd ‘Red’ Redding (Morgan Freeman) In the movie The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufrense (Tim Robbins) tunneled through a four feet wall of rock in 97% less time than normal with a rock hammer. …

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