Daily Archives: March 5, 2003

PATENT, TRADEMARK REGISTERED ON

In a surprising development, following acceptance by intellectual property authorities that ideas can be patented and everyday terms can be trademarked, a consortium of Fortune 500 companies has successfully registered and obtained a blanket patent on “common sense”, and a … Continue reading

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WHY YOU NEVER GET ANYTHING IMPORTANT DONE

A few years ago Stephen Covey developed the time management matrix shown at right. One of its original purposes was to show managers why nothing important ever gets done in business. But it might also be used to explain why … Continue reading

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