The Squeaky Wheel

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Most managers and business owners do what’s easiest, most beneficial, and least painful for them, not what’s best for the company. They kowtow to troublemakers and let dysfunctional situations fester instead of getting tough and dealing with them head-on as they should. That just incentivizes bad behavior. Like coddling whiny[…] Read On

How Dumb Luck Saved Steve Jobs and Apple From Disaster

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Our culture idolizes entrepreneurs — hoisting them up on impossibly high pedestals and demonizing them when they inevitably fall from grace. That dysfunctional dichotomy says more about our childish attitudes toward business leaders than it does about them.  Last year, famed rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after making more than $100 million[…] Read On