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Tell Me Again, Please – What Business Are We In?

  “The railroads collapsed because they thought they were in the railroad business, when really they were in the transportation business. They let others take customers away from them because they assumed themselves to be in the railroad business rather than … Continue reading

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“It’s All About Barrels in Hand, Not Barrels in the Bush” (Or Peak Oil Revisited—Should We Worry?)

  A number of relatives and friends have asked about what Peak Oil meant, and whether they should worry at the personal or individual levels. Some of them became aware only of the subject upon reading my Compadre Esteban’s (Stephen Werny’s) … Continue reading

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