Jingoism is unattractive, or worse. But competitiveness is a good thing. We Americans have a lot on our economic platter as we strive to compete effectively in a wildly altered world. So I must admit that from afar (Copenhagen as I write) I chortle a little that the Americans are 5 for 5 in the Nobel winners announced to date. (My alma mater Stanford bagged 2 of them.)

[Tom’s photo above from Copenhagen—bikes and more bikes!—CM]

Tom Peters posted this on October 4, 2006, in Excellence.
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