1Mobilize the Village

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.–Sam Walton 1

Cisco Gets It

Cisco was incorporated in December 1984 and headquartered in San Jose, California. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to e-mail each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but couldn’t. There was no technology that could deal with disparate local area protocols. They and other computer scientists designed a software system, the Internet Operating System (IOS), which could send streams of data from one computer to another. As a result of solving their challenge, ...

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