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How Dumb Luck Saved Steve Jobs and Apple From Disaster

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

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

If You’re Not Facing Reality, You’re Engaging in Fantasy

We’re supposed to learn from the past, live in the present and plan for the future. At least that’s the theory. But we all know that’s not really how it works in practice. We’re becoming more indoctrinated by common dogma and myths and learning less about history and science. We’re[…] Read On