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Surviving the PC-Crazy Business World

I have a nasty habit of saying what’s on my mind. Actually, it’s a double-edged sword. Being fearlessly direct and opposing the status quo has played a remarkably positive role in my career. For that, I’m eternally grateful. And I highly recommend it. But my big mouth has gotten me[…] Read On

Choices Don’t Just Matter — They’re All That Matters

Watching a news program the other day, I was struck by something a religious leader said about U.S. presidential candidates, and I’m paraphrasing here, “past success is the best indicator of future success.” In my experience, the opposite is more likely to be true. In Only the Paranoid Survive, former Intel chairman Andy[…] Read On

Advice for Micromanaging Control Freaks and Their Codependents

Growing up, my dad was a ball-busting control freak. When it came to my homework and grades, the guy was an unforgiving perfectionist. But the few times I came home with really bad news, he was strangely understanding and supportive. I could never figure him out … until I climbed the corporate[…] Read On