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The Inevitable Failure of ‘Davos Man’

As thousands descend on Davos for the World Economic Forum or what Bloomberg calls “the world’s most expensive intellectual feedback loop,” the one thing on the minds of the world’s business and political elite is how the hell none of them saw the Trump-slash-Brexit nationalist backlash coming until it was[…] Read On

The Squeaky Wheel

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

Talk Is Cheap

Leaders are people of consequence. They set goals, make decisions, take action and get results. Goals-decisions-actions-results. That critical chain of events drives leaders, grows companies and advances civilization. Understanding what it takes to be an effective leader doesn’t get any simpler than that. It isn’t rocket science. And yet, the[…] Read On