SOURCE: Cincom Systems

April 05, 2007 13:11 ET

Principles Rule: Mastering the Art of Business

CINCINNATI, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 5, 2007 -- Cincom's Expert Access award-winning e-zine feature article "Principles Rule:Mastering the Art of Business" by Cincom Ceo Tom Nies, the longest-serving CEO in the computer industry, reveals some real-world, have-to-know strategies and concepts to master the art of business today.

The Difference is Crucial

Entrepreneurial success, like success in any pursuit, is about the consummate understanding and mastery of key principles and not about following rules. A rule states, "You must do it this way." A principle says, "This works -- and usually works well -- and has done so through all remembered time." The difference is crucial.

The master of an art, any art, develops mastery over the form of the art using time-tested and time-proven principles. "Principles Rule: Mastering the Art of Business reveals these time-tested and time-proven principles.

Drawn from Experience

The longest actively serving CEO in the computer industry, Tom Nies was recognized by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 as "the epitome of the entrepreneurial spirit of American business." British Prime Minister Edward Heath honored Nies for Cincom's role in bringing the software industry to England. Tom was profiled by the Smithsonian Institute as one of the "pioneers of the software industry," alongside other industry giants such as Bill Gates (Microsoft) and Larry Ellison (Oracle). In 2004, Ernst & Young inducted Nies into its Entrepreneur of the Year Hall of Fame. In 2005, along with the CEO of Adobe, Nies won the International Stevie Award for Best Executive in the International Business Awards -- "the business world's own Oscars," according to the New York Post. In 2005, Nies also received the University of Cincinnati Lifetime Achievement award and in 2006, was named as one of the Top Ten IT Visionaries.

What is Cincom's Expert Access?

Cincom's Expert Access is an award-winning e-publication that identifies key business trends, innovations, and issues. Expert Access provides concise, objective information -- sometimes in an irreverent, humorous manner -- to help readers do their jobs better; become aware of new ideas, products, or services; or occasionally have a B2B laugh.

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