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Happy New Year? Stop! Don't go there! "Warning Will Robinson! Warning"

One of the great stories in business was when the Kimberly Clark company decided to sell off all of it’s paper mills and focus on their consumer products in the 1971.  All of business told them that they were absolutely crazy.   The result was a focus that allowed them to chase after, catch, and trounce their largest competitor.  Procter and Gamble.  Within a short time period they were so profitable they were able to buy back their paper mills at a fraction of what they sold them for. Image that.  Sell you manufacturing capabilities.  What kind of crazy person does
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