The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Investment Analysis Clubs / Dividend Growth Investing
|Subject: Re: 12 things to dislike about dividend investin||Date: 2/8/2013 9:25 AM|
|Author: TMFMurph||Number: 7810 of 8750|
Early in my "corporate wars" career, I remember my absolute amazement that the "right answer"( the one that was backed by irrefutable facts, analysis and logical strategic thought ) didn't always win/get acted upon. I was a 20-something MBA from a good school and just didn't understand. Were these people stupid? Couldn't they see the obvious answer?
Finally an older officer talked to me about "style"...and that often times a good/"right" message can get lost in the medium of how it is presented. That is a lesson that I tried to learn and pass on to those who worked with/for me for decades, and has always held me and them in good stead.
Now, a discussion board is certainly not analogous to the business world, but I continue to think that greater civility is a plus for these boards ( and our increasingly confrontational society ).
That being said, I will make no more comments about your style ( unless, of course, they violate Fool's Rules ).
|Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|