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Investors Invest In People

“When I buy businesses, it’s the same as investing in philanthropy. I’m looking for somebody who will get the job done and is in synch with my goals.  You can have the greatest goals in the world, but if you have the wrong people running it, it isn’t going to work. On the other hand, […]

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Part IV – Measuring Success The Buffett Way

This is the fourth and final entry in a series designed to question how development professionals (and others such as CEOs and Boards) should evaluate development effectiveness. If Warren Buffett were to assess the effectiveness of our development programs, what measures might he use? Below is my final answer to this question.  My first answer […]

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Part III – Measuring Success The Buffett Way

As promised in an earlier blog on Warren Buffett, this is the third entry in a series designed to question how development professionals (and others such as CEOs and Boards) should evaluate development effectiveness. If Warren Buffett were to assess the effectiveness of our development programs, what measures might he use? Below is my third answer […]

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Part I: Measuring Success – The Buffett Way

As promised in an earlier blog on Warren Buffett, this entry is the first in a series designed to question how development professionals (and others such as CEOs and Boards) should evaluate development effectiveness. Warren Buffett knows a thing or two about valuing (and investing in) successful enterprises.  Given his incomparable ability to evaluate good […]

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