"There is more than one way to solve anything. Originality is embedded in the Abacus culture. That is a huge positive for clients.”
“It is an attitude that suits me well. I grew up with a dad in construction, and he taught me that the perfect building has never been built – and never will be. It was a terrific life lesson to grasp how important it is to constantly look for a better way to do things."
That makes Charles sound as if he is willing and able to tackle anything. That’s true. It’s also true he normally masters it. However, there has been one exception. “I finally gave up golf. Golf beat me. It’s the first and only thing, so far, in life that I have ever said that about.” Well Charlie, we think you still have a pretty favorable track record.
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"Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level." - Peter Drucker
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