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King Arthur's Court and Emperor's Clothes

Bob52 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:12 PM
Thank You, Jackie, I liked that. bob

As a corporate budgeter, I learned decades ago that only a few people can look at an organization's money, corporation's money or someone else's money and spend it as if it were their own money -- i.e., very deliberately, based on the priorities and values of the organization.

One of my favorite memories from my time as a corporate planner occurred when an organization, which was not meeting budget, rented horses to ride on stage for an internal employee meeting. King Arthur lived again!

Aligning priorities and budgets has never been hard for me. Possibly it was my childhood experiences: wearing...