When the Market is Full: Competing on Narrative

In Oregon, we have a major weed problem.  We have too much of it. Oregonians smoke around 340,000 pounds of legal pot a year, and we have over a million pounds of inventory, not on store shelves. That’s a lot of excess weed, with serious consequences: 1) The price of marijuana is in freefall. 2)…

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The Big Three Camel’s Rules

The Big Three Camel’s Rules that set the common mental frame that traps you thinking and living small: #1:  Love is a form of self-sacrifice. #2:  Sameness is a condition of intimacy. #3:  The self is composed of two parts, good and bad.  For growth, feed the good and starve the bad. There’s a lot…

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