Messages and news from Cleinman Performance Partners
Anyone who has worked with Al Cleinman has been gifted with more than one “great read” on business development. Famous for devouring and sharing management books, it was a natural that he would eventually write his own.
I believe in the “law of the marketplace.” Under that “law,” businesses and professions operate without artificial restrictions (but with reasonable regulation necessary for consumer protection). Artificial control of one party over another — whether the result of oligopoly, policy manipulation, or special-interest statutory interference — is bad. Competition is good. Competition results in continuous improvement. With fair competition, the consumer ultimately prevails. With fair competition, everyone wins.
To my fellow members: Unfortunately, I cannot attend this year’s VCA Executive Summit due to a conflict. I provide this letter directed at the leadership