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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

Donald Trump: Serious Leadership Material

Less than 11 months ago, I watched Donald Trump announce his candidacy and wrote the following for my Fox Business Critical Thinking column. As the Republican nominee who will indeed run against Hillary Clinton for President of the United States, it’s even more relevant today than it was then: My initial reaction to news that Donald J.[…] Read On