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The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it.

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 Today in History - 3/27

  • 1513 Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon discovers Florida
  • 1599 Robert Devereux becomes lt-general of Ireland
  • 1625 Charles I, King Of England, Scotland and Ireland, ascends English throne
  • 1668 English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company
  • 1708 English pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk
  • 1709 Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded)
  • 1713 Spain losses Menorca and Gibraltar